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Gond Maria of India

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Prayer Month: September 2010
Focus: South Asia, Hindu
Country: India
People Name: Gond Maria
Population: 1,496,000
World Population: 1,496,000
Language: Gondi, Northern
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Progress Status: 1.0
% Adherents : 0.85 %
% Evangelical: Unknown %
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Gond Maria of India

Introduction / History
The Abuj Maria are of the Gond people group and are a scheduled tribe. They live in the Bastar district of Madhya Pradesh in the hills. They speak Maria and eat rice and rat meat. Beef is a delicacy for them.

They have several clans. Child marriages take place. They have cousin marriages and the dead are buried. Cultivation is their main work and they also collect forest products. They have a traditional council to look after them. They worship local gods and clan gods.

The Abuj Maria are not keen on education, modern medicine nor family planning.

Prayer Points
* Pray that the council leaders will come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.
* Pray that Indian Christians and gospel materials will lead them to salvation.

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