Sedang
Indigenous Group Sedang (Also known as: Brila, Ca Dang, Hadang, Hdang, Hotea, Hoteang, Kmerong, Kmrang, Konelane, Rotea, Roteang, Tang, Xa Dang, Xo Dang, Xodang)
Location Vietnam, Kon Tum, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai and Gia Lai-Cong Turn Provinces. Also in: Cambodia, Laos.
Estimated Population 100,648 (1999, General Statistics Office of Vietnam)
Environment Highland / Forest
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Hunter
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Sedang
Classification: Austro-Asiatic, Mon-Khmer, Eastern Mon-Khmer, Bahnaric, North Bahnaric, West, Sedang-Todrah, Sedang
Alternate names: Hadang, Hdang, Hoteang, Roteang, Rotea, Hotea, Xo Dang, Xodang, Xa Dang, Cadong, Tang, Kmrang
Dialects: Central Sedang, Greater Sedang, Dak Sut Sedang, Kotua Sedang, Kon Hring Sedang.
Website URLs Ethnologue: Sedang, A Language of Vietnam
Vets With A Mission: Sedang Tribe
Vietnam Tourism – Xo Dang
Kingdom of the Sedang
The Sedang Kingdom
The Sedang People
NGOs Vets with A Mission (VWAM)
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)