Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Ra-de (Roe-deh), a people of Cochin China, north-east of Saigon, quite distinct in physical appearance and speech from all the surrounding Mongoloid aborigines; appear to be of Khmer (Cambojan) stock, and are remarkable for their European features; are skilled weavers, woodcarvers, and potters, and live in large, communal houses like those of the Pueblo Indians of North America, but less substantially constructed. (Dr. Harmand, Tour du Monde, July, 1879.)