World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Uma Baka'

Article Id: WHEBN0014447375
Reproduction Date:

Title: Uma Baka'  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Kenyah people, Ethnic groups in Indonesia, Baka, Borneo, Dayak Mualang
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Uma Baka'

Uma Baka' people
Regions with significant populations
East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Sarawak, Malaysia
Languages
Uma Baka' language
Religion
Christianity, Kaharingan
Related ethnic groups
Badang people, Lepo' Kulit people

The Uma Baka' tribe were originally from the rural center of Borneo Island. The tribe still remains in East Kalimantan, Indonesia, though some of them have moved to Sarawak, Malaysia. The tribe was known as the best hunters in jungle. The Uma Baka' people are considered as a sub-ethnic of the Kenyah people and their language is Uma Baka' language, which is a form of Kenyah language dialect.[1]

Today, their lives have totally changed. They are no longer head hunters. Some of their people have become very successful in education, business, religion and politics.

References

  1. ^ Judith A. Nagata (1975). Contributions To Asian Studies: Pluralism In Malaysia: Myth And Reality: A Symposium On Singapore And Malaysia. BRILL.  
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.