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The forest people

  • Yani Saloh

Jambi | Tue, October 20 2009 | 12:36 pm
The forest people

PREMIUM Playground: Children play in a shelter that serves as a playhouse.“We used to own this land but now we are excluded,” says Jumi Iyah, a Suku Rimba woman who lives in the village of Simpang Macan in Jambi. “Please do not move us again. We are happy to be here as long as we are allowed to collect rattan, damar and dragon blood.” The Orang Rimba, who live in the Jambi forest, make their livin...