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Semelai
 
Indigenous Group Semelai (Also known as: Semaq Tasik)
Location Malaysia, Peninsular, between Segamat and the Pahang River.
Estimated Population 2,682 (2003, GEF Small Grants Programme)
Habitat Lowland, Tropical Swamp
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Hunter / Gatherer / Paid Labor / Agriculture / Fishing / Ecotourism
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Semelai
Classification: Austro-Asiatic, Mon Khmer, Aslian, South Aslian
Alternative Names:

Dialects:
Website URLs Community Ecotourism in Malaysia's Largest Wetlands
Ethnologue report for language code: SZA
Knowledge, Culture and Beliefs of the Semelai People
Orang Asli (Malaysian term for Indigenous People)
The people of the lake and forest: The Semelai of Tasek Bera
Enforced settlement entails impoverishment
NGOs Semelai Association for Boating and Tourism
Center for Orang Asli Concerns

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