Dumpas

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Dumpas people
Orang Dumpas
Total population
1,500[1]
Regions with significant populations
 Malaysia
Languages
Dumpas, Tambanuo, Malaysian (Sabah Malay)
Religion
Ethnic religion (predominantly), Islam, Christianity
Related ethnic groups
Tambanuo people, and other Kadazan-Dusuns

The Dumpas are an indigenous ethnic group residing in Sabah, eastern Malaysia on the island of Borneo. They reside in the kampung Rancangan Nangoh and Perancangan villages in Labuk-Suguut Subdistrict of Sandakan Division.[2] Their population was estimated at 1,078 in the year 2000. Their language (ISO 639-3 dmv) belongs to the Paitanic branch of the Austronesian language family. The language dying out as a result of intermarriage with other groups, and since native speakers also use Tambanuo in their daily conversation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dumpas in Malaysia". Joshua Project. Retrieved 27 August 2015.
  2. ^ Journal - Sabah Society, Volume 7. Sabah Society. 1982. p. 57.