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Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact


This study provides a profile of indigenous peoples in Malaysia, their customary/political institutions, governance and justice systems, natural resource management, their current legal status, and information including laws, policies, programs, bodies/mechanisms and the indigenous peoples’ issues and needs, development programs that directly apply to, or impact on indigenous peoples. Finally, the conclusion highlights key challenges, and provides information on the ongoing work to tackle and resolve them.

This document has been produced with the generous support of the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) and published by Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP).

This publication is free to download, use and share for the purpose of advocating indigenous peoples’ rights.

The opinions expressed in this report do not necessarily represent those of IWGIA. The text and data in this report may be reproduced for non-commercial purposes with attribution to the copyright holder. The content of this publication is the sole responsibility of AIPP.

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