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Brao ethnicity: Documentation of customary rules

Tumpuon Reung Thom village is an old Brao indigenous village located in the Rattanakiri basal highland. It is homed to 426 villagers comprising 98 Kreung ethnic families. In the past, the village was in many different locations; they settling along the west bank of Sesan River in Taveng Kroam commune, Taveng district in 1984. The villagers live as a small community and maintain their own ancient traditions, identity, culture and belief systems. The villagers subsist on crop cultivation, collection of non-timber forest products and hunting. For a long time the villagers have lived peacefully together in a spirit of love, understanding and tolerance and with strong solidarity among the community.

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Field Value
Document type Profiles - Geographical areas and sites
Language of document
  • English
  • Ethnic minorities and indigenous people
  • Ethnic minorities and indigenous people profiles
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
  • Ratanakiri
Copyright Yes
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Copyright UNDP Cambodia 2010

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United Nations Development Programme

Address: #53, Pasteur Street, Boeung Keng Kang I P.O. Box 877, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Tel: +855 23 216 167 / 214 371, Fax: +855 23 216 257 / 721 042, Email:, Website:

Author (corporate) UNDP Cambodia
Co-author (coorporate) Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Interior
ISBN number 978999563092
Publication place Phnom Penh
Publisher UNDP Cambodia, Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo
Publication date 2010
Pagination 68
Legacy reference document b335fae1-1b41-4b72-a192-9eb8e26a09e0.pdf
Keywords Brao,IP
Date uploaded June 14, 2015, 22:38 (UTC)
Date modified July 31, 2019, 09:23 (UTC)