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Trumai in Brazil

Trumai

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
200 Trumai Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.00 % Not available Not available   

Trumai in Brazil

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Summary
The Trumai have settled on the upper Xingu River, moving there in the 19th century as a result of attacks from another people group. They live in four villages in Xingu National Park: Terra Preta, Boa Esperanca, Steinen and Terra Nova. They are farmers, growing primarily manioc, peppers, and beans. The Trumai language is not closely related to other languages, and is severely endangered as children are becoming native speakers of Aweti, Suya, or Portuguese.

Ministry Obstacles
The Trumai are a tiny tribe, and may be very insular. Christian resources are unavailable in their mother tongue.

Outreach Ideas
Christians need to find ways to befriend the Trumai people, showing true concern for their material and physical needs.

Pray for the followers of Christ
There are a few followers of Christ among the Trumai tribe. Pray they will hate that which is evil and cling to what is good, being joyful in hope.

Pray for the entire people group
Pray the Trumai tribe will be able to flourish in rapidly changing times, and that good schools will be available to the children.

Scripture Focus
"The time is coming to gather all nations and tongues. And they shall come and see My glory." Isaiah 66:18

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Global Prayer Digest: 2007-04-07
Global Prayer Digest: 2010-05-04
Global Prayer Digest: 2014-05-26
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Country: Brazil
Continent: South America
Region: Central and South America
10/40 Window: No
Total Provinces on file:1
Location in Country:Mato Grosso state: Xingú Park, source of Xingú river, villages along banks.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
 
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Trumai
People Name General: Trumai
ROP3 Code: 110202
Joshua Project People ID: 15584
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 200
Population all Countries: 200
Least-Reached: Yes
Engagement Status:Unengaged (per Finishing the Task)
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster: South American Indigenous
People Name General: Trumai
Ethnic Code: MIR39#
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Language
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Primary Language: Trumai
Language Code (ISO): tpy    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Portuguese (Unknown)
Total Languages: 2
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity5.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions95.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic100.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
Engagement Status:Unengaged (per Finishing the Task)
GSEC Status:Level 0   No evangelical Christians or churches. No access to major evangelical print, audio, visual, or human resources
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: Questionable translation need
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
None Reported
 
 
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