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Minokok

Minokok people
Dusun Minokok
Total population
2,000 (1991)
Regions with significant populations
 Malaysia: 1,400[1]
Languages
Minokok, Malay, Sabah Malay
Religion
Animism (predominantly), Christianity
Related ethnic groups
Kadazan-Dusun

The Minokok are an indigenous ethnic group residing in Sabah, eastern Malaysia on the island of Borneo. They reside near the headwaters of Kinabatangan River, in Sandakan Division. Their population was estimated at 2,000 in the year 1991. They are considered a sub-group of the Kadazan-Dusun, as their language (ISO 639-3 mqq) belongs to the Dusunic branch of the Austronesian language family. About 35% of the population has been converted to evangelical Christianity, the remainder are animist.

References

  1. ^ "Dusun, Minokok in Malaysia".  


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