%0 Journal Article
	%A M. Salehuddin Mohd Zahari and  N. Mohd Shahril Nik Mohd Nor and  H. Abdul Hadi and  M. Zulhilmi Suhaimi
	%D 2014
	%J International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences
	%B World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
	%I Open Science Index 91, 2014
	%T The Effect of Displacement on Indigenous Tribes’ Socio-Culture and Food Practices
	%U https://publications.waset.org/pdf/9999579
	%V 91
	%X This paper reports the empirical investigation on the
effect of involuntary displacement of indigenous tribes on their sociocultural
and food practices. A descriptive research design using the
quantitative approach was applied and individual of indigenous tribes
as unit of analysis. Through a self-administered survey among two
selected Malaysia indigenous tribes, one hundred fifty questionnaires
were successfully collected. With the application of descriptive and
inferential statistic some useful insights pertaining to the issue
investigated was significantly obtained. Findings revealed that
improvement on the socio-culture, economy and knowledge is
apparent on the indigenous groups’ resulted from displacement
program. Displacement also has a slight impact on indigenous
groups’ food practices. These positive indications provide significant
implications, not only for the indigenous groups themselves, but also
for the responsible authorities.

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