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Bonefa, Nisa in Indonesia



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
800 Nisa Christianity 70.00 % 5.00 % No No   

Bonefa, Nisa in Indonesia

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Introduction / History
Many Nisa people farm (tubers, greens, and sago) or fish for a living. Living at an altitude of 100-200 meters above sea level, the Nisa people can best be accessed by boat. Travel from Marikai to the Nisa area consists of a 5-6 hour boat trip.

The main diet of the Nisa people is sago and fish. Currently there are no good airstrip possibilities in the area. The Nisa people have no gospel cassettes, films, or videos in their language.

The Nisa are sometimes known as the Bonefa or Kerema people. The Nisa language is part of the East Geelvink Bay language.

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Country: Indonesia
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, Southeast
Persecution Rank:30 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Total Provinces on file:1
Location in Country:Papua Province, east side of Geelvink bay inland, Danau Nisa area.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Bonefa, Nisa
People Name General: Bonefa
Alternate People Names:
Nisa
ROP3 Code: 101592
Joshua Project People ID: 10932
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 800
Population all Countries: 800
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders
People Cluster: New Guinea
People Name General: Bonefa
Ethnic Code: AON10a
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Language
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Primary Language: Nisa (800 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): njs    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Protestant
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity70.00 %(Evangelical: 5.00 %)
Ethnic Religions30.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent10.00 %
Protestant80.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic10.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a modest presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 6   Greater than or equal to 10% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: Help start a Bible Translation
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
 
 
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Bonefa, Nisa in Indonesia

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