The Bugis migration in the Indonesian archipelago, and even outside of the country, has a lengthy history. By referring to numerous sources, it can be estimated that the Bugis people have been present in Bali since the mid-17th Century. Political and economic issues are two important factors for migrating. As an ethnic group with strong faith and tradition, they have been capable of maintaining their traditions. However, when they live with Balinese who also adhere to their religion and custom, they must adapt. Though the Bugis migration community in Bali has maintained some aspects of its identity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)333-342
Number of pages10
JournalUtopia y Praxis Latinoamericana
Issue numberExtra 6
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • Adaptation
  • Bali
  • Bugis
  • Indonesia
  • Migration


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