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    • Headhunting

    • Headhunting is the practice of taking and preserving a person's head after killing the person. Headhunting was practised in historic times in parts of Oceania, South and Southeast Asia, West and Central Africa, and Mesoamerica, as well as among certain tribes of the Celts, the West Germanic tribes, and Scythians of anc ... Read »


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    • Alfur people

    • Alfu people
      Alifuru / Alfuros / Alfures / Alifuru / Horaforas

      Alfur, Alfurs, Alfuros, Alfures, Alifuru or Horaforas (in Dutch, Alfoeren) people is a broad term recorded at the time of the Portuguese seaborne empire to refer all the non-Muslim, non-Christian peoples living in inaccessible areas of the interior in the eastern portion of Maritime Southeast Asia. Several origins ... Read »


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    • Amarasi

    • Amarasi was a traditional princedom in West Timor, in present-day Indonesia. It had an important role in the political history of Timor during the 17th and 18th century, being a client state of the Portuguese colonialists, and later subjected to the Netherlands East Indies. The origins of Amarasi are recounted in ... Read »


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    • Atayal people

    • The Atayal (Chinese: 泰雅; pinyin: Tàiyǎ), also known as the Tayal and the Tayan, are a tribe of Taiwanese aborigines. In 2014, the Atayal tribe numbered 85,888. This was approximately 15.9% of Taiwan's total indigenous population, making them the third-largest tribal group. The meaning of Atayal is ... Read »


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    • Atoni

    • Atoni people
      Atoin Meto / Dawan

      The Atoni (also known as the Atoin Meto or Dawan) people are an ethnic group on Timor, in Indonesian West Timor and the East Timorese enclave of Oecussi-Ambeno. They number around 844,030. Their language is Uab Meto. The Atoni live in villages consisting of 50 to 60 people, each village is surrounded with stone fence ... Read »


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    • Badu Island

    • Badu Island

      Badu Island (Mulgrave Island) is an island 60 km north of Thursday Island, Queensland, Australia in the Torres Strait. Badu Island is also a locality in the Torres Strait Island Region, and Badu is the only town, located on the south-east coast. This island is one of the Torres Strait Islands. The language of Badu ... Read »


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    • Bisaya (Borneo)

    • Bisaya people
      Orang Bisaya

      The Bisaya are an indigenous people of the north-west and the coast line of Borneo, Malaysia. They mostly live near the Beaufort district, the Padas River also Kuala Penyu in the Sabah region. There are also some Bisaya living in Kampung Manunggang, Sabah, which follow no religion and along the Limbang River in the nor ... Read »


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    • Celtic polytheism

    • Celtic polytheism, commonly known as Celtic paganism, comprises the religious beliefs and practices adhered to by the Iron Age people of Western Europe now known as the Celts, roughly between 500 BCE and 500 CE, spanning the La Tène period and the Roman era, and in the case of the Insular Celts the British and Irish ... Read »


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    • Chambri people

    • Chambri (previously spelled Tchambuli) are an ethnic group in the Chambri Lakes region in the East Sepik province of Papua New Guinea. The social structures of Chambri society have often been a subject in the study of gender roles. Margaret Mead, a cultural anthropologist, studied the Chambri in 1933. Her influential ... Read »


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    • Chang Naga

    • Chang is a Naga of Nagaland, India. It is one of the recognized Scheduled Tribes. The tribe was also known as Mazung in British India. Other Naga tribes know the Changs by different names including Changhai (Khiamniungan), Changru (Yimchunger), Duenching (upper Konyak), Machungrr (Ao), Mochumi (Sema) and Mojung (Konya ... Read »


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    • Chin people

    • Chin People (Zomi)

      2+ million Burma, India, Bangladesh 50,000+ in United States, 70,000+ in Malaysia, The Chin people (Burmese: ချင်းလူမျိုး; MLCTS: hkyang lu. myui:, pronounced: [tɕɪ́ɴ lù mjó]) are one of the major ethnic nationalities in Burma. The Chin a ... Read »


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    • Dayak people

    • Dayak people

      The Dayak or Dyak or Dayuh /ˈdaɪ.ək/ are the native people of Borneo. It is a loose term for over 200 riverine and hill-dwelling ethnic subgroups, located principally in the central and southern interior of Borneo, each with its own dialect, customs, laws, territory and culture, although common distinguishing ... Read »


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    • Dusun people

    • Dusun people

      Dusun is the collective name of a tribe or ethnic and linguistic group in the Malaysian state of Sabah of North Borneo. Due to similarities in culture and language with the Kadazan ethnic group, a new unified term called "Kadazan-Dusun" was created. Collectively, they form the largest ethnic group in Sabah. A small mi ... Read »


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    • Garo people

    • Garo
      A·chik Mande

      The Garos are indigenous people in Meghalaya, India and neighboring areas of Bangladesh like Mymensingh, Netrokona, Jamalpur, Sherpur and Sylhet, who call themselves A·chik Mande (literally "hill people," from a·chik "bite soil"+ mande "people") or simply A·chik or Mande. They are the second-largest tribe in M ... Read »


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    • Hmar people

    • Hmar is the name of one of the numerous Chin-Kuki-Mizo tribes of India, spread over a large area in the northeast. The Hmars belong to the Chin-Kuki-Mizo group of tribes, and are recognised as Scheduled Tribe under the 6th Schedule of the Constitution of India. They are a community of approximately 100,000 in Assam, al ... Read »


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    • Huaorani people

    • The Huaorani, Waorani or Waodani, also known as the Waos, are native Amerindians from the Amazonian Region of Ecuador (Napo, Orellana and Pastaza Provinces) who have marked differences from other ethnic groups from Ecuador. The alternate name Auca is a pejorative exonym used by the neighboring Quechua natives, and comm ... Read »


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    • Iban people

    • Iban people
      Sea Dayak / Heban

      The Ibans or Sea Dayaks are a branch of the Dayak peoples of Borneo. Most Ibans are located in the Malaysian state of Sarawak. It is believed that the term "Iban" originates from Kayan who call the Sea Dayaks in the upper Rajang river region that initially came into contact with them as "Hivan". Ibans were renowned fo ... Read »


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    • Igorot people

    • Igorot

      Igorot, or Cordillerans, is the collective name of several Austronesian ethnic groups in the Philippines, who inhabit the mountains of Luzon. These highland peoples inhabit all the six provinces of the Cordillera Administrative Region: Abra, Apayao, Benguet, Kalinga, Ifugao, and Mountain Province, as well as the adjace ... Read »


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    • Ilongot people

    • The Ilongot (or Ibilao) are a tribe who inhabit the southern Sierra Madre and Caraballo Mountains, on the east side of Luzon Island in the Philippines, primarily in the provinces of Nueva Vizcaya and Nueva Ecija and along the mountain border between the provinces of Quirino and Aurora. An alternative name of this tribe ... Read »


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    • Jivaroan peoples

    • Jivaroan peoples refers to groups of indigenous peoples in the headwaters of the Marañon River and its tributaries, in northern Peru and eastern Ecuador. These groups identify speakers of distinct languages of the language family of the same name. The Jivaro people are famous for their head-hunting raids and shrink ... Read »


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    • Kayan people (Borneo)

    • Kayan people

       IndonesiaEast Kalimantan, North Kalimantan Being an indigenous tribe in central Borneo, the Kayan people are similar to their neighbours, the Kenyah tribe, with which they are grouped together under the Bahau ethnic group. The population of the Kayan ethnic group may be some 27,000. They are part of a larger grou ... Read »


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    • Kelabit people

    • Kelabit people
      Orang Kelabit

      The Kelabit are an indigenous people of the Sarawak/North Kalimantan highlands of Borneo with a minority in the neighbouring state of Brunei. They have close ties to the Lun Bawang. The elevation there is slightly over 1,200 meters. In the past, because there were few roads (only poorly maintained logging roads, whi ... Read »


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    • Konyak people

    • The Konyak are a Naga people, and are recognised among other Naga by their tattoos, which they have all over their face and hands; facial tattoos were earned for taking an enemy's head. They are called the land of Angh's. They have the largest population among the Nagas. The Konyak's festival "Aoleang" falls in the mo ... Read »


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    • Guite people

    • Guite (Burmese: ဂွေးတဲ) is the name of a major family-group among the so-called Zomi, known as Paite and also as Mizo in India and as Chins in Myanmar (Burma). Depending on local pronunciation, the clan was also called differently such as Nguite,Vuite, and was also recorded even as Gwete,G ... Read »


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    • Kuki people

    • The Kukis constitute one of several hill tribes within the Republic of India and Burma. In the Chin State of Myanmar and as Mizo in the State of Mizoram in India are a number of related Tibeto-Burman tribal peoples spread throughout the northeastern states of India, northwestern Burma, and the Chittagong Hill Tracts of ... Read »


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    • Langa Langa Lagoon

    • Langa Langa Lagoon or Akwalaafu is a natural lagoon on the West coast of Malaita near the provincial capital Auki within the Solomon Islands. The lagoon is 21 km in length and just under 1 km wide. The "lagoon people" or "salt water people" live on small artificial islands built up on sand bars over time where th ... Read »


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    • Lotha Naga

    • Lotha is the name of a major Naga tribe inhabiting the Wokha district of Nagaland, India. Scholars have presented several theories about the migration of the Lothas and the other Naga tribes, based on vocal explanations passed on from one generation to another. According to this theory mentioned by Hokishe Sema, ... Read »


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    • Lun Bawang

    • Lun Bawang
      Lundayeh

      The Lun Bawang (formerly known as Murut or Southern Murut) is an ethnic group found in Central Northern Borneo. They are indigenous to the highlands of North Kalimantan (Krayan, Malinau, Mentarang and Long Bawan), Brunei (Temburong District), southwest of Sabah (Interior Division) and northern region of Sarawak (Limban ... Read »


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    • Minahasan people

    • Minahasan people
      Mina Hassa / Manado
      Kawanua / Touwenang

      The Minahasans (alternative spelling: Minahassa or Mina hasa) are an ethnic group located in the North Sulawesi province of Indonesia, formerly known as North Celebes. The Minahasa people would refer to themselves as Kawanua people, Touwenang people or more commonly as Manado people. They are actually a nation with old ... Read »


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    • Mizo people

    • Mizo

      The Mizo people (Mizo: Mizo hnam) are an ethnic group native to north-eastern India, western Burma (Myanmar) and eastern Bangladesh; this term covers several ethnic peoples who speak various Mizo languages. The Mizo are one of the hill tribe (Zo people). The clan of Lusei people were the first Mizo people to become kn ... Read »


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    • Murray Island, Queensland

    • Murray Island

      Murray Island, also called Mer in the native Meriam language, is a small island of volcanic origin of the Torres Strait Islands archipelago that is located in the eastern section of Torres Strait, near the Great Barrier Reef. The island is populated by the Melanesian Meriam people, which has a population of around 485 ... Read »


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    • Murut people

    • Murut people

      The Murut are an indigenous ethnic group, comprising 29 sub-ethnic groups inhabiting northern inland regions of Borneo. The literal translation of murut is "hill people". A large percentage of the Murut communities are in the southwest interior of Sabah, East Malaysia, specifically the districts of Keningau, Teno ... Read »


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    • Naga people

    • Naga people

      The Naga people (pronounced [naːgaː]) are an ethnic group conglomerating of several tribes native to the North Eastern part of India and north-western Burma. The tribes have similar cultures and traditions, and form the majority ethnic group in the Indian state of Nagaland, with significant population in Manip ... Read »


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    • Nazca culture

    • The Nazca culture (also Nasca) was the archaeological culture that flourished from c. 100 BC to 800 AD beside the arid, southern coast of Peru in the river valleys of the Rio Grande de Nazca drainage and the Ica Valley. Having been heavily influenced by the preceding Paracas culture, which was known for extremely ... Read »


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    • New Georgia

    • New Georgia

      New Georgia is the largest island of the Western Province of the Solomon Islands. With an area of 2,037 km2, it is the 200th largest island in the world. New Georgia island is located in the New Georgia Group, an archipelago including most of the other larger islands in the province. About 72 km (45 miles) l ... Read »


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    • Nias

    • Nias

      NÄ«as (Indonesian: Pulau Nias, Nias language: Tanö Niha) is an island off the western coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. Nias (Kepulauan Nias) is also the name of the archipelago, including the small Hinako Islands. Nias Island covers an area of 5,121.3 km2 (1,977.3 sq mi) (including minor offshore islands). It ... Read »


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    • Nocte people

    • The Nocte (literally, village people) are an ethnic group primarily living in Arunachal Pradesh. They number about 111,679 (Census 2011), mainly found in the Patkai hills of Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh, India. Ethnically related to the Konyak Naga, their origins can be traced back to the Hukong Valley in Myanma ... Read »


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    • Nuaulu

    • The Nuaulu, Naulu or Nunuhai are a tribe located in Seram, Maluku, Indonesia. The tribe name 'Nuaulu' means head[waters] of the Nua River, which is the ancestral homeland of the Nuaulu people. In the late 19th century or early 20th century, the Nuaulu people were moved down to the coast by the Dutch for purposes o ... Read »


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    • Nyobeng

    • The Nyobeng is an ancient Dayak headhunting ritual that was performed to show gratitude for peace and good harvests. The ritual involved bathing or cleaning the skulls of sacrificed humans. The ceremony was performed by the Dayak Nyobeng Bidayu, Sebujit Hamlet, Village Hlibuei, Subdistrict Siding, Bengkayang and West K ... Read »


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    • Paiwan people

    • The Paiwan (Chinese: 排灣; pinyin: Páiwān) are an aboriginal tribe of Taiwan. They speak the Paiwan language. In 2014, the Paiwan numbered 96,334. This was approximately 17.8% of Taiwan's total indigenous population, making them the second-largest tribal group. The majority of Paiwan people live in the s ... Read »


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    • Sakizaya people

    • Sakuzaya
      Sakizaya (撒奇萊雅族)

      The Sakizaya (native name: Sakuzaya, literally "real man"; Chinese: 撒奇萊雅族; Hanyu Pinyin: Sāqíláiyǎ; Tongyong Pinyin: Sacíláiyǎ; occasionally Sakiraya or Sakidaya) are Taiwanese Aborigines with a population of approximately 5,000–10,000. They primarily live in the citie ... Read »


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    • Sambas riots

    • The Sambas riots were an outbreak of inter-ethnic violence in Indonesia, in 1999. The conflict started in the district of Sambas, West Kalimantan Province. The conflict involved Malay allying with the indigenous Dayak people in order to massacre the migrant Madurese from the island of Madura. The Sambas riots in 1 ... Read »


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    • Sampit conflict

    • The Sampit conflict was an outbreak of inter-ethnic violence in Indonesia, beginning in February 2001 and lasting throughout the year. The conflict started in the town of Sampit, Central Kalimantan Province, and spread throughout the province, including the capital, Palangkaraya. The conflict was between the indigenous ... Read »


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    • Seediq people

    • Seediq
      賽德克族
      Sediq/Seejiq

      The Seediq (sometimes Sediq, or Seejiq, pronounced: [ˈsəədʑɪq] ; Chinese: 賽德克族) are a Taiwanese aboriginal people who live primarily in Nantou County and Hualien County. Their language is also known as Seediq. They were officially recognised as Taiwan's 14th indigenous group on 23 ... Read »


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    • Shuar people

    • The Shuar people are an indigenous people of Ecuador and Peru. They are members of the Jivaroan peoples, who are Amazonian tribes living at the headwaters of the Marañón River. Shuar, in the Shuar language, means "people." The people who speak the Shuar language live in tropical rainforest between the upper ... Read »


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    • Sumi Naga

    • The 'Sumi Naga' is one of the major Naga peoples in Nagaland, India. The Sumis mainly inhabit the Zunheboto district, although many have spread out and inhabit in almost all the other districts within Nagaland. Many go outside Nagaland for education and work. The Sumis are one of the most united and most aggressive Na ... Read »


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    • Taiwanese aborigines

    • Recognized AmisAtayalBununHla'aluaKavalanKanakanavuPaiwanPuyumaRukaiSaisiyatSakizayaSeediqTaoThaoTsouTruku  Unrecognized  Babuza  Basay  Hoanya  Ketagalan  Luilang  Pazeh/Kaxabu  Papora  Qauqaut  Siraya  Taokas  Trobiawan Taiwanese aborigines (Chinese: 臺灣; pinyin: Táiw ... Read »


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    • Teamhunting

    • Teamhunting is a form of recruitment where the object is to assemble a complete, well-performing team, and less emphasis is placed on acquiring players for their individuality. ... Read »


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    • Toraja

    • Toraja people

      The Toraja are an ethnic group indigenous to a mountainous region of South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Their population is approximately 1,100,000, of whom 450,000 live in the regency of Tana Toraja ("Land of Toraja"). Most of the population is Christian, and others are Muslim or have local animist beliefs known as aluk ("the ... Read »


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    • Wa people

    • Wa
      (Va, Ava, Parauk, Ba rāog)

      The Wa people (Wa language: Vāx; Burmese: ဝလူမျိုး [waÌ° lùmjóʊ]; Chinese: ; pinyin: Wǎzú; Thai: ว้า) are an ethnic group that lives mainly in northern Burma, in the northern part of Shan State and the eastern part of Kachin State, near and alon ... Read »


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    • Wancho people

    • The Wancho are a tribal people inhabiting the Patkai hills of Longding District in the state of Arunachal Pradesh, India. They have a population of 35,000. Culturally Naga, they are ethnically related to the Nocte and Konyak Naga of the Mon and Tirap districts. The Wancho language belongs to the Tibeto-Burman family. ... Read »


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    • Zou people

    • Zou people

      The Zou people or Zomi (Burmese: ဇိုလူမ်ိဳး; also spelled Yo or Yaw or Jo or Jou or Zo) are an indigenous community living along the frontier of India and Burma, they are a sub-group of the Zo people (Mizo-Kuki-Chin). In India, they live with and are similar in language ... Read »


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