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Semang
Indigenous Group Semang (Also known as: Orang Asli, Negrito)
Location Malaysia, highlands of Kelantan, Terengganu and the northern regions of Perak, Kedah and Pahang
Estimated Population 2,000 (2006, Windows to Malaysia)
Environment Forest / Tropical / Mountain
Lifestyle Semi-nomadic
Subsistence Hunter / Gatherer / Agriculture / Fishing
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Aslian Language Family Tree
Classification: Austro-Asiatic, Mon-Khmer, Aslian
Website URLs Documentation of Endangered Languages – Semang People
Anthropological Science: Subgroup ‘names’ of the Sakai (Thailand) and the Semang (Malaysia): a literature survey
Lonely Islands: The Negrito of Malaysia: the Semang
Wikipedia – Semang
Windows to Malaysia: Indigenous People
Indigenous Politics, Development and Identify in Peninsular Malaysia: The Orang Asli and the Contest for Resources
Orang Asli Rights
Ethnocide Malaysian Style: Turning Aborigines into Malays
Insular Asia
Magickriver
Orang Asli Archive
NGOs Center for Orang Asli Concerns (COAC)
Temiar Web

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