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Batek
Indigenous Group Batek ( Also known as: Batek Negritos, Orang Asli)
Location Malaysia; Northern Pahang, Kelantan, Trengganu.
Estimated Population 750 (retrieved 2006, Wikipedia)
Environment Rainforest
Lifestyle Nomadic
Subsistence Hunter / Gatherer / Paid Labor
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Batek
Classification: Austro-Asiatic, Mon-Khmer, Aslian, North Aslian, Eastern
Alternate Names: Bateq, Bateg, Batok, Kleb, Tomo, Nong
Dialects: Bateq Teq, Batek De’, Batek Nong, Batek Iga
Website URLs Ethnologue – Batek a language of Malaysia
Wikipedia - Batek
Orang Asli: The Aboriginal people of Malaysia
Cultural Survival : Batek
Tahan - Orang Asli Settlements
NGOs Sahabat Alam Malaysia
The Borneo Project

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