Bugis, from South Sulawesi TO LAND MALAY

Bugis, known as To Ugi, not just inhabit virtually all regions in South Sulawesi. But also spread across the Sulawesi region, ranging from North Sulawesi, Gorontalo, Central Sulawesi, Southeast Sulawesi up. According to Wikipedia, except on the island of Sulawesi, the Bugis also spread on the island of Java, Nusa Tenggara Islands, Borneo, Sumatra, to Ambon, North Maluku Islands, up to Papua. Pouch pockets in the Bugis people of Papua are in Timika, Sorong and Jayapura.
Outside of South Sulawesi, Bugis are found mostly in East Kalimantan and South Kalimantan. In Indonesia alone, according to the 2000 census, the number of Bugis about 5 million people, 4 million of whom live in South Sulawesi. Currently, the Bugis in Indonesia was estimated at 7.5 Million People. Beyond that figure, the (still according to wikipedia) is estimated there are about 4 million Indonesian people who claim to be descendants of Bugis.
Outside Indonesia, the Bugis who had mingled with the local community, mostly found in Malaysia. Year 2000 (according to Wikipedia) Bugis in Malaysia that has become part of the citizens of Malaysia there are about 780,000 of the Soul. Currently estimated Malay Bugis descent reached 1 million of the Soul. They are scattered in Johor, Selangor, peninsular Malaysia and other regions, to the region and the most in Tawau Sabah.
(Reference: http://www.sabah.org.my/bm/daerah/daerah/twu/tawau/bugis.htm)
Bugis tribes nomads known as the master. This can not be separated from the desire of people to live independent Bugis. Bugis community began to leave the land of his ancestors, since the occurrence of ethnic strife between the Kingdom of the Bugis and Makassar on the 16th & 17th Century, until the Dutch to Indonesia in the 17th and 18th century.
They not only go abroad but, Bugis people who are also known as a valiant fighter spread to all corners of Indonesia to help repel the invaders. King of Madura, and Lombok Buton never ask for help armies to Kekerajaan Bugis Bugis to repel invaders from their soil.
Bugis is also known as a master mariner, to date not only spread in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore but also to Thailand, Filipinos, North Australia up to Madagascar and South Africa.
Generally, the Bugis people easily adapt to the area they occupy. It is inseparable from the philosophy of their lives 'Where Heaven upheld, there dipijak Earth'. This means that the Bugis people can adapt wherever they are. Not surprisingly, the Bugis people in Malaysia, would be the Malays, as well as in Singapore and Brunei.
Singapore's own history can not be separated from the Bugis. Menurur Wikipedia that takes some of the literature, including the first inhabitants of the Bugis people who inhabit Singapore, Batam and surrounding islands, including Johor in Peninsular Malaysia. That's why, The Malays in both the Riau Islands, Jambi, Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei, has a close kinship with the Bugis. Bugis village which is now famous Bugis Village and Bugis Junction is evidence of the ties of kinship and history.
(Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bugis_Street)
Another proof of the existence of an emotional bond of the Bugis and Malays of Malaysia, namely the link between the two ethnic history of this. As written in the Malay-language Wikipedia excerpt follows:
"Bugis plays an important role in the history of Tanah Melayu. They are involved directly or indirectly in politics and perbalahan Malay countries at the time, especially Johor state. It was started when Daeng Loklok wants to rule but not dipersetujui by the Johor state government of Johor Riau Linga when it, namely King Kechil. This causes Daeng Loklok or Treasurer Husain for help Kings Bugis to menumpaskan King Kechil. Starting from this intervention in Tanah Melayu Bugis. In fact, the son of Daeng Chelak, Raja Lumu, crowned as the first Sultan of Selangor. "
In Indonesia, the Bugis, a lot of wrestling in the world of politics, law, constitutional, and trade. Former President, BJ Habibie is a Peranakan Bugis-Gorontalo, the current Vice-President, Jusuf Kalla and presidential spokesman Andi Alfian Mallarangeng, also Bugis. Bugis also worked as a prosecutor and judge. However, not many Bugis people who become lawyers, presumably because of its famous Bugis people who do not like to argue coachman.
As in Indonesia, the Bugis in Malaysia is also a lot of wrestling in the world of politics. Call it Timbalan Prime Minister of Malaysia (now Deputy Prime Minister) Dato Najib Tun Razak Muhammad Series is Bugis. In parliament Malaysia also recorded a lot of Malays Bugis descent. Royal Selangor Sultan was also the first Bugis people, who for generations have become part of the Malays. In Batam alone, which led the mayor of the island was now, Drs. Ahmad Dahlan, also a Bugis Diaspora.
Currently, Bugis uses three main languages ​​in Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore. Particularly in Indonesia they use Indonesian and the Bugis. While in Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore they use the Malay and Bugis. Filipinos in Tagalog language they use.
Outside Indonesia, Bugis, most no longer use the Bugis language as the language spoken. Only a handful of people who still wear Buginese Buginese language as language of instruction in the family. Generally they are people who live in areas Bugis Sabah and Tawau.
Bugis community has to maintain the integrity of tribal traditions. People usually prefer to marry fellow Bugis Bugis people, even they usually choose to marry kin. One of its aims, so that family ties that are already very tight, are getting close. Wedding traditions like this, apply in almost all societies everywhere Bugis. However, Bugis, do not close the possibility of marriage with tribe tribe