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  1. Indonesian Sea Nomads

    Money, Magic and Fear of the Orang Suku Laut

    By Cynthia Chou

    The Orang Suku Laut consider themselves indigenous Malays. Yet their interaction with others who call themselves Malays is characterised on both sides by fear of harmful magic and witchcraft. The nomadic Orang Suku Laut believe that the Qur'an contains elements of black magic, while the settled...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Orang Suku Laut of Riau, Indonesia

    The inalienable gift of territory

    By Cynthia Chou

    Series: The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

    Land reform has been an indisputable part of Indonesian revolution. The consequent execution of development programmes for nation-building have provoked intense hostility over territorial rights. Global market forces in Indonesia have seen increasing flows of transnational investments, technology...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

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