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References: Orang Asli bibliography 2001 (31): Tachimoto (=Maeda) to Tweedie

Updated: Aug 28, 2023

From: Lye Tuck-Po, ed. 2001. Orang Asli of Peninsular Malaysia: A Comprehensive and Annotated Bibliography, CSEAS Research Report Series No. 88. Kyoto: Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University.References 891–919


536. TACHIMOTO, Narifumi Maeda [=Narifumi Maeda]. 1967. A structural analysis of cognatic society: The Orang Hulu case. M.A. thesis, Graduate School at the Faculty of Letters, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan — anthropological study based on eight months’ fieldwork in four hamlets along the Endau (Jorak, Tanjong Tuan, Punan, and Peta). The first major study of the area since the early explorations by Logan, Hervey, and Lake and Kelsall and a valuable historical document in view of recent changes. [LTP]
537. ——. 1967. A Jakun kinship terminology. TAK 4(5): 32–51 [in Japanese].
538. ——. 1967. Familial forms of the Jakun (Orang Hulu) in Malaya. TAK 5(3): 22–49 [in Japanese].
539. ——. 1969. Marriage and divorce among the Jakun (Orang Hulu) of Malaya. TAK 6(4): 70–87 [in Japanese].
540. ——. 1969. Jakun no shakai chitsujo [Jakun community]. TAK 7(3) [in Japanese] — describes the subordination structure among the Jakun and compares hamlet cohesiveness with that of the Malays. Highlights important role of leaders (using informal influence) in keeping community together. Group identitiy is based on notions of separateness from the outside world and reinforced by consciousness of being an exploited group, as well as by kinship and territorial ties. Includes historical examination of contacts with the outside. Re-worked and then translated into English as #897.
541. ——. 1971. Economic activities among the Orang Hulu of Malaysia. Discussion Paper no. 23. Kyoto University Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto, Japan [in Japanese] — with much valuable documentation of socio-economic changes and continuities, including how money is earned and spent. Looks at adaptation to the cash economy in terms of moral versus technical exchanges. [from author’s notes]
542. ——. 1971. Authority and leadership among the Orang Hulu. Discussion Paper no. 24. Kyoto University Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto, Japan [in Japanese; see notes for #895]. English version published 1976 in South East Asia: Nature, society, and development, ed. Shinichi Ichimura (Honolulu: UPH), pp. 44–66.
543. ——. 2000. Family circle and Area Studies. Kyoto, Japan: Kyoto University Press [in Japanese] — compares Orang Hulu with Malays and Bugis. Part 1 (“Family circle of the Orang Hulu”) covers fieldwork, kinship networks, family constitution, marriage & divorce, economic life, and community order. [LTP]


544. ——. 2001. The Orang Hulu: A report on Malaysian Orang Asli in the 1960’s, ed. Adela Baer. Subang Jaya, Selangor: COAC — translation and redaction of #895–897 and therefore a useful baseline for comparison with conditions today. Contains comparisons of Orang Hulu in the 1960s with conditions as reported a century earlier by Logan, Hervey, and Lake & Kelsall. [LTP]
545. TAJUDDIN, M. J. 1966. The Semai aborigines of Chenderiang: A study in technological and structural changes. B.A. Grad. Ex., University of Western Australia, Nedlands.
546. TAN Chee Beng. 1973. “Kampong Ulu Grik: A Senoi Negrito resettlement community in Perak.” Pp. 72–146 in #662 — on Temiar and Lanoh, with information on resettlement and demography. [ASB]
547. ——. 1986. “Central government and ‘tribal’ minorities: Thailand and West Malaysia compared”. Pp. 189–203 in Farmers in the hills: Ethnographic notes on the upland peoples of north Thailand. Ed. Anthony R. Walker. Singapore: Suvarnabhumi Books — general survey comparing similarities and differences in government administration of Orang Asli and Thailand’s northern hill peoples. Argues against a policy of total assimilation and advocates integration which recognizes indigenous rights to cultural autonomy [LTP]. 1st ed. 1975 (Penang: Universiti Sains Malaysia Press)
548. ——. 1987. “Ethnic dimensions in the constitution”. Pp. 245–264 in Reflections on the Malaysian Constitution. Ed. Tan Chee Beng. Penang, Malaysia: Aliran Kesedaran Negara.
549. TAN Siew Bee. 1993. “Orang Siwang dan ekonomi komersial: Satu kajian kes di Lembah Krau, Pahang” [The Chewong and commoditised economy: A case study in Krau valley, Pahang]. Pp. 101–122 in Masyarakat dan perubahan. Ed. Mohd. Salleh Lamry and Hasan Mat Nor. Bangi, Selangor: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia — detailed discussion of several commercial activities undertaken by the Chewong and the socio-economic impacts of commoditisation. Argues that exploitation by traders is the main barrier in Chewong development. Study conducted in Krau Game Reserve, especially at Pos K. Gandah, a JHEOA-sponsored settlement that is the hub of Chewong involvement with the outside world. [LTP]
550. ——. 1996. “Penutipan rotan di kalangan Orang Siwang (Chewong) [Rattan collection among the Chewong]”. Pp. 85–92 in #31 — quick overview of the Chewong’s involvement in commercial rattan collection and problems of exploitation by traders. With some price and income data, and interesting remarks on differential cash-spending tendencies between married men, unmarried men, and women. [LTP]
551. TAN Sok Fong. 1992. Kesan pemodenan terhadap institusi adat resam dan sistem nilai masyarakat Semai: Satu pemerhatian di Sungai Ruil, Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands [Effects of modernization on the adat resam and value system of Semai society: An observation in Sg. Ruil]. B.A. Grad. Ex., Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.
552. TARLING, Nicholas, ed. 1992. The Cambridge history of Southeast Asia. 2 vols. Cambridge: CUP — though not specifically on Orang Asli, these volumes provide insight into the place of Orang Asli and other indigenous groups in the region’s broader history. E.g., Barbara Watson Andaya’s chapter on “Political development between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries” (Chapter 2 in vol. 1, part 2 of the paperback ed.) mentions the role of the orang laut in Johor history and politics [LTP]. Hardback ed. reprinted 1994. Reprinted 1999 as four paperback volumes, with revisions.
553. TAY, Agnes, et al. 1992. Komuniti Temuan di Kampung Lubuk Bandung, Melaka [Temuan community at Kg. Lubuk Bandung]. Project Paper, Department of Anthropology dan Sociology, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.
554. TAYLOR, C. E., and WONG Koon Ming. 1987. Some aspects of herbal medicine among the Orang Hulu community of Kampung Peta, Johore, Malaysia. MNJ 41: 317–328 — documents 52 plant species (belonging to 52 families) used for medicinal purposes by the Orang Hulu community in Kg. Peta; notes local names and uses for the plants, and methods of prescription. Wherever applicable, lists previously recorded uses and Malay names, and gives similar information for related species. A large proportion of the plants is used for preventive medicine, health maintenance, and matters related to pregnancy and childbirth. [RKL #1691]
555. TEH Eng Fatt. 1988. Hubungan pasaran dan komodisasi Orang Asli: Satu kajian antropologi terhadap Orang Semai Pos Gedong, Perak [Orang Asli market relations and commodification: An anthropological study of the Semai of Pos Gedong, Perak]. B.A. Grad. Ex., Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.
556. TEK Siew Eng. 1994. Polisi, undang-undang dan pembangunan di kalangan komuniti Orang Asli [Policy, laws, and development among Orang Asli communities]. Latihan Ilmiah, Ijazah Sarjanamuda Sastera, Jabatan Antropologi dan Sosiologi, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor.
557. TEOH Boon Seong. 1986. Bes Hyang Dney, a Jah Hut myth of Peninsular Malaysia. JMBRAS 59(2): 139–144 — reproduces one of the myths in #435, in both Jah Hut and English, and contextualizes with a brief description of Jah Het linguistic versatility, religion, and curing ceremonies. A useful source for anyone who cannot obtain a copy of #435. [LTP]
558. THAMBIAH, Shanti. 1999. “Orang Asli women and men in transition”. Pp. 267–292 in Rethinking Malaysia. Ed. Jomo K. S. Hong Kong: Asia 2000 — on Jakun of Penkalan Tereh (Kluang) and Kg. Peta and Kg. Punan (Mersing). Examines incipient inequality as a function of recent economic changes. Argues that Jakun themselves do not acknowledge a division between the public realm of men and private realm of women, but that external forces use this “mythic” division to structure gender relations and thus encouraging emergence of inequalities. [LTP]
559. THOMPSON, John. 1875. The Straits of Malacca, Indo-China and China or ten years’ travels, adventures and residence abroad. Singapore: OUP — specifically mentions the Jacoons of Johore and has an engraving of a group of them in the book. Comments on the relations of the Jacoons with the Malays then (1860s) and their treatment by the Tumunggong of Johore [CN]. Reprinted 1993 as The Straits of Malacca, Siam and Indo-China: Travels and adventures of a nineteenth-century photographer (Singapore: OUP).
560. THOMSON, J[ohn] T[urnbull]. 1847. Remarks on the Sletar and Sabimba tribes. JIA 1: 341–351 — useful descriptions of the Seletar and Sabimba, though marred by sweeping criticisms of the people (e.g., “wild, ignorant, and indolent”). Includes their perceptions of and responses to outside visitors, general way of life (including mobility patterns), economy (fishing and foraging, but never agriculture), houseboat conditions, children’s play, religion, relations with Malays, etc. [Ariffin #73; Skagden]
561. ——. 1851. Description of the eastern coast of Johor and Pahang, and adjacent islands. JIA 5: 85–92, 135–154.
562. TOH Giap Hock, et al. 1993. Kajian etnografi di perkampungan Orang Asli Bukit Bangkong, Sepang, Selangor [Ethnographic study in Bkt. Bangkong Temuan village]. Project Paper, Department of Anthropology dan Sociology, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.
563. TOMADAN Johari. 1977. Orang Kuala Rengat: Satu gambaran umum dengan penekanan pada kegiatan ekonomi dan masalah yang berkaitan [Orang Kuala of Rengat: A general portrait focusing on economic activities and associated problems]. B.A. Grad. Ex., Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.
564. TWEEDIE, M. W. F. 1953. An early Chinese account of Kelantan. JMBRAS 26 (Part 1): 216–219 — translated fragment from 18th-century traveller Hsieh Ching Kao’s account (reissued in Shanghai, 1938); mentions a spear-throwing inland people of Kelantan who “will commit robbery whenever there is suitable opportunity”. The Development Officer of Kelantan speculated with Tweedie that this note might refer to the Temiar. A nice example of the rumours that litter early writings on the Peninsula. [LTP]
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