Sepik was a city and a kingdom of the same name on an island located on the northwest of the continent of Seven Cities. The Sepik Kingdom was an Imperial principality and the northernmost protectorate of the Malazan Empire.
There were two distinct populations, one the subject of the other. The indigenous tribe, in fact Tiste Edur, was subjugated and enslaved. They were called Rulhun'tal ven'or or Mudskins.