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Kedayan

Indigenous Group Kedayan (Also Known as Kedyan, Kadayan,Kadien)
Location Malaysia, Brunei, Labuan, Sabah and parts of Sarawak on Borneo Island
Estimated Population 54,000 (Retrieved 2005, Ethnologue.com)
Environment Tropical Island
Lifestyle Fairly Traditional
Subsistence Farming / Fishing
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Brunei
Classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Malayic, Malayan, Local Malay.
Alternative Names: Brunei-Kadaian, Orang Bukit

Dialects: Brunei, Kadaian (Kadayan, Kadian, Kadien, Kadyan, Karayan, Kedyan, Kedayan, Kedien, Kerayan).
Website URLs Kedayan
Brunei: The Abode of Peace
History of Labuan
Ethnologue report of language code: KXD
Wikipedia: Kedayan
Joshua Project Peoples by Country Profiles
NGOs Kadazandusun cultural association
Kedayan Association of Sabah
Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM)

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