People live in Dawei region are majority Dawei ethnic, some Karen, some Mon, indians and chinese also living together. On the eastern side, way to Thailand border, on the mountain ranges and in the deep jungles are homes of native Karen ethnic since about 130 years ago. On the way to Ye, Mon State, northern part of Dawei are homes of Mon ethnic but some Karen villages as well.
The rest of other, both sides of Dawei river are homes of Dawei ethnic.
The photos in this post, metioned about local village women who are looking for clams, shellfish, for their soup on their dining table. Lives are very sample, happy, still as nature . As long as the Sea remain, daily food they need will be enough, that is what they thought .