Carey Island

Located just off the mainland, Carey Island is well-known for the Orang Asli community known as the Mah Meri. They have assimilated into modern life with jobs in the nearby plantations and farms, but they retain their unique culture and way of life. Apart from exhibitions of their traditional dances and music, the Mah Meri are particularly known for their votive sculptures, fashioned from a kind of swamp hardwood known as “Nyireh Batu”

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