The Malay peoples live mainly on islands or peninsulas. They are one of the greatest seafaring races on earth, whose ancestors came from the island of Taiwan and migrated south to what we now know as the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia. The related Malagasy peoples sailed west to the African island of Madagascar, while the Polynesians moved east across the Pacific Ocean as far as the now Chilean-ruled Easter Island. The sea (and migration across it) remains a vital part of their cultures.
-- Patrick Johnstone, The Future of the Global Church, p. 197
Aceh of Sumatra; Bali-Sasak; Banjar of Kalimantan; Barito of Kalimantan; Batak-Nias of Sumatra; Borneo-Kalimantan; Bugi-Makassar of Sulawesi; Bungku-Bajau; Filipino, Central; Filipino, Muslim; Filipino, Tribal; Flores-Sumba-Alor; Gorontalo of Sulawesi; Jawa; Kaili-Tomini of Sulawesi; Lampung of Sumatra; Madura of Java; Malagasy; Malay; Maluku-Central; Maluku-Northern; Maluku-Southern; Melayu of Sumatra; Minahasa-Sangir of Sulawesi; Minangkabau-Rejang of Sumatra; Musi of Sumatra; Ogan of Sumatra; Pasemah of Sumatra; Sunda-Betawi of Java; Timor; Toraja of Sulawesi; Tukangbesi of Sulawesi; West Malaysia Indigenous
Countries where they are found:
American Samoa; Australia; Brunei; Canada; China; Christmas Island; Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Comoros; France; French Guiana; Germany; Guam; Indonesia; Italy; Kuwait; Madagascar; Malaysia; Mauritius; Mayotte; Mozambique; Myanmar; Netherlands; New Caledonia; New Zealand; Northern Mariana Islands; Oman; Philippines; Portugal; Qatar; Reunion; Singapore; Spain; Sri Lanka; Suriname; Thailand; Timor-Leste; United Kingdom; United States
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