Temiar



[Editor's Note: This entry is longer than most others in the volume, to provide information about the current state of indigenous peoples in Southeast Asia, especially in regard to their relationships with other dominant groups and national governments.]

ETHNONYMS: northern Sakai, Ple, Ple-Temiar, Tembé, Temer, Tmèèr, Tmiir, Tummior


See also Semang ; Senoi

Bibliography

Benjamin, Geoffrey (1968). "Temiar Personal Names." Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Landen Volkenkunde 124:99-134.


Benjamin, Geoffrey (1970). "Headmanship and Leadership in Temiar Society." Federation Museums Journal (Kuala Lumpur), n.s. 13:1-43.

Benjamin, Geoffrey (1985). "In the Long Term: Three Themes in Malayan Cultural Ecology." In Cultural Values and Human Ecology in Southeast Asia, edited by Karl Hutterer, A. Terry Rambo, and George Lovelace, 219-278. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Center for South and Southeast Asian Studies.


Jennings, Sue (1986). "Temiar Dance and the Maintenance of Order." In Society and the Dance, edited by Paul Spencer, 47-63. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Noone, H. D. (1936) "Report on the Settlements and Welfare of the Ple-Temiar Senoi of the Perak-Kelantan Watershed." Journal of the Federated Malay States Museums 19:1-85.

Roseman, Marina (1991). Healing Sounds: Music and Medicine in Temiar Life. Comparative Studies of Health Systems and Medical Care. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.

GEOFFREY BENJAMIN

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