Stieng, Budeh
Indigenous Group Stieng, Budeh (Also known as: Lower Stieng, Southern Stieng, Xtieng, Xtiêng, Xa Dieng, Ba Ra, Bu Dip, Budip, Bu Lanh, Rangah)
Location Vietnam, Southern Stieng area, Song Be, Dong Nai, Tay Ninh provinces as well as four northern districts of Binh Phuoc province. Also in Cambodia.
Estimated Population 66,788 (1999, GSO)
Environment Mountain / Highland / Plain
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Animal Husbandry
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Stieng
Classification: Austro-Asiatic, Mon-Khmer, Eastern Mon-Khmer, Bahnaric, South Bahnaric
Alternate Names: Lower Stieng, Southern Stieng
Dialects: Different from Bulo Stieng, intelligibility is not functional.
Website URLs Ethnologue: Stieng, Budeh; A Language of Vietnam
Xtieng Ethnic Group
General Statistics Office of Vietnam: 1999 Census
The Degard People
NGOs Montagnard Foundation, Inc.
Save the Montagnard People, Inc.