PTNP

(redirected from Pulong Tau National Park)
AcronymDefinition
PTNPPulong Tau National Park (Malaysia)
PTNPPublic Television National Productions (Ridgewood, NJ)
Copyright 1988-2018 AcronymFinder.com, All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
A number of people live adjacent to the Pulong Tau National Park (PTNP): the Lun Bawang to the north, the Kelabit to the east and south, the Sa'ben to the southeast, and the Penan to the west and south.
Another early record that relates to the Penan around the Pulong Tau National Park is found in a short article by Tom Harrisson (1949) published in the Sarawak Museum Journal.
In all the settlements I visited, the Penan said that they welcome the idea of the Pulong Tau National Park largely because they hate what logging has done to their surroundings.
As mentioned earlier, the four settled Penan communities near the Pulong Tau National Park are Long Sabai, Long Lobang, Ba' Tik "A," and Ba' Tik "B." Long Sabai is located on the southern side of the Pulong Tau at the confluence of Tutoh and Sabai.
As mentioned earlier, Long Sabai is located on the southern tip of the Pulong Tau National Park, at the confluence of the Tutoh and Sabai rivers.
These rivers are now part of the Pulong Tau National Park and are known to the Penan by different names, Labid River as Kalit, Selunok as Dat, Lawan as Pedereng, Sabai as Kuren, and Kerurai as Kelure.
The Penan of Long Sabai feel that the idea of one settlement for the Penan around Pulong Tau National Park is not feasible.
A Kayan from Long Bedian runs his own trade meetings with nomadic Penan living in areas between the Mulu National Park and the Pulong Tau National Park once a month, and the Penan of Long Lobang sometimes participate in this event, bartering rattan mats and baskets for essential items such as salt, sugar, coffee, cooking utensils, and sundries.
The headman says that the idea of one big settlement for the Penan around Pulong Tau National Park is good, but doubts whether it is achievable.
The Penan of Long Lobang, Ba' Tik "A," and Ba' Tik "B" felt that since the three groups at Long Anying, Long Tah, and Ba' Medamut occupy the area adjacent to the Pulong Tau National Park, they too should be given rights of access to it.