Sarawak

The Changing Environment of the Penans in Baram Sarawak

Only a small percentage of Sarawak’s 10,000 Penans pursue the traditional nomadic life of full-time foraging and hunting in the rainforest. For a number of reasons, most of them are now sedentary and have no choice but to involve themselves in economic activities which carve out a new way of interacting with the environment (Langub 1996). At the level of the nation-state’s relationship with [...]