Mawken

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

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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