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Bisu
Indigenous Group Bisu (Also Known as: Mbi, Mbisu, Mibisu, Misu)
Location Thailand, Southwest Chiangrai, North Lampang.
Estimated Population 1238 (1999, People Groups)
Environment Highland / Mountain
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Bisu
Classification: Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Lolo-Burmese, Loloish, Southern, Phunoi
Alternate Names: Mbi, Mbisu, Mibisu, Misu
Website URLs Ethnologue – Bisu a language of Thailand
Chiang Rai Guide by Joel John Barlow - Tribal Groups
Joshua Project, Bisu, Mbisu of Thailand
Language Policy and Language endangerment in China, By David Bradley
Baylor Alumni Association, Bisu linguistic programs
Language preservation efforts amongst the Bisu of Northern Thailand
NGOs The Mirror Art Group for Community Development
Northern Development Foundation (NDF)
The Northern Farmers Network (NFN)

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