Could a children’s book be the key to saving an Indigenous language?


The Penan are the Indigenous people of the jungles in Borneo and one of the last nomadic groups in the world. An Australian born artist has developed an educational resource in conjunction with the elders of the Penan tribe that aims to help preserve an Indigenous language and culture that is being threatened by an increasingly globalised world.

Please note that Andrew Tebun was interviewed by Blake Paul Kendall on his visits to  East Sarawak, Malaysia – in May 2013.

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