Mawken

Mawken

 

the self-designation of a group of peoples living in Malaysia, Burma, and Thailand. In Malaysia, the Mawken are known as the Jakun; in Burma they are called the Selon (Selong, Salon), and in Thailand the Chao Le.

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Third row seated from left to right: Joan Forman, Margaret Gaton, Pam Alison, Ethel Davis, Joan Forman, Doris Fowler, Margaret Smith, Margaret Scott and Irene Mawken.