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Kuruaya in Brazil



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
200 Portuguese Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.00 %   

Kuruaya in Brazil

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Introduction / History
There are writings about the Kuruaya of Brazil in the seventeenth century. They have had problems with raiders in the past and they were almost extinct in the 1960s.

The Kuruaya live in Altamira and some live in a village called Cashew. Agriculture is a main work with them. They cultivate fruit trees such as mangos and banana. They also plant cocoa and beans and use herbs such as ginger. They hunt deer and other animals and fish too.

Marriage for the Kuruaya is usually among cousins or with those who are not Indians. Power is with the leaders and chiefs with the chiefs having the final say if it is needed. They speak Portuguese and Kuruaya and practice an ethnic religion.

These days the Kuruaya live in the village and the city looking to have the needs of their people met.

Prayer Points
* Pray that the Brazilian government will allow the evangelization of the small tribes.
* Pray that the chiefs and leaders among the Kuruaya will come to Jesus Christ and lead the others to salvation too.

References
http://pib.socioambiental.org/pt/povo/kuruaya

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Global Prayer Digest: 2014-05-15
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Country: Brazil
Continent: South America
Region: America, Latin
10/40 Window: No
Total Provinces on file:1
Location in Country:Pará state: Altamira municipality; Terra Indígena Curuá, Cajueiro village, Curuá river right bank; Terra Indígena Xipaia, Altamira town.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Kuruaya
People Name General: Kuruaya
Alternate People Names:
CuruaiaKuruaia
XipaiaXipáia-Kuruáia
Xipaia-Kuruaya
ROP3 Code: 105464
Joshua Project People ID: 12879
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 200
Population all Countries: 200
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster: South American Indigenous
People Name General: Kuruaya
Ethnic Code: MIR39z
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Portuguese
Language Code (ISO): por    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Kuruaya (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
GSEC Status:Level 1   Less than 2% Evangelical. Some evangelical resources available, but no active church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1505-2004
New Testament:
1681-2004Audio
Complete Bible: 1751-1995
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament - Atualizada (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament - Corrigida (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament - Interconfessional ...
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament - Todays New Langua ...
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories in Portuguese
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFather's Love Letter
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus film: view in Portuguese
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoRivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
Film / VideoWalk with Jesus (Africa, JF Project)
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
GeneralOpen-licensed Bible stories on mobile ap ...
Text / Printed MatterBible Gateway Scripture
Text / Printed MatterBible: A Brazilian Translation
Text / Printed MatterBible: Almeida Revista e Corrigida
Text / Printed MatterBible: Nova Tradução na Linguagem de H ...
Text / Printed MatterBible: Nova Versão Internacional (Brazi ...
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterCartoon Gospel tract
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterInternational Bible Society
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Kuruaya in Brazil

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