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Narom in Malaysia



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
4,300 Narom Islam 4.00 % 0.20 % No No   

Narom in Malaysia

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Introduction / History
Narom speaking people have survived raids by some neighbors and wars with others. Yet they have managed to earn their living through trading with other tribes, even when Chinese traders could have taken over their trade routes. The Narom people managed to survive by cementing alliances through marriages.

Narom is a language more than a people group. There are two dialects of this language.

Where are they located?
Narom speakers live in Sarawak, a state of Malaysia on the island of Borneo.

What are their lives like?
The Narom speaking people are noted for their love of music.

What are their beliefs?
The primary religion practiced by the Narom people is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Koran and of the prophet Mohammad.

What are their needs?
The Narom people need to allow the grace and love of Jesus to affect their communities.

Prayer Points
* Pray that the Lord will "invade" the Narom speaking communities, if needed through dreams and visions.
* Pray for a spiritual hunger among the Narom that will lead them to the cross.
* Pray for disciple making movements to break out in Narom speaking communities.
* Pray for translation of the Bible to begin in this people group's primary language.
* Pray for the availability of the Jesus Film in the primary language of this people.
* Pray for Gospel messages to become available in audio format for this people group.

References
http://www.peoplegroups.org/Explore/groupdetails.aspx?peid=9306
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narom_language
https://books.google.com/books?id=DQPZtKj08UQC&pg=PA207&lpg=PA207&dq=Narom+people&source=bl&ots=xh5bGeTgbX&sig=3Vnj9QZf2Om4BF2ahPlz8JZk-P0&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjHuceE-OXTAhXoxlQKHfvbBcMQ6AEITzAK#v=onepage&q=Narom%20people&f=false
https://books.google.com/books?id=ieKU72SlVj4C&pg=RA1-PA59&lpg=RA1-PA59&dq=Narom+tribe&source=bl&ots=uMB1Ad8DXi&sig=fbaC5WyX279jXrmId8y2Z8S0vls&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj7mbmfgOnTAhUD3GMKHSA8BfcQ6AEILzAB#v=onepage&q=Narom%20tribe&f=false
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Narom

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Global Prayer Digest: 2019-03-20
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Country: Malaysia
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, Southeast
Persecution Rank:42 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Total Provinces on file:1
Location in Country:Sarawak, south of Baram river mouth, Miri area and south; Bakong dialect is near Beluru and Bekenu, in Kuala Nusah and Tanjung Beliput Niah area; Dali’ dialect is in Bekenu, Rancha-Rancha, Benkenu Asli, Rambai Asli, Menjelin, and Jengalas villages; Miri dialect is in Miri City, Bakam, Pengkalan, Pujut, and Lopeng villages.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
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People Name in Country: Narom
People Name General: Narom
ROP3 Code: 107101
Joshua Project People ID: 13244
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 4,300
Population all Countries: 4,300
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples
People Cluster: Borneo-Kalimantan
People Name General: Narom
Ethnic Code: MSY44z
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Narom (4,300 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): nrm    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity4.00 %(Evangelical: 0.20 %)
Ethnic Religions5.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam91.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent10.00 %
Protestant60.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic30.00 %
 
(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 4   Greater than or equal to 2% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: Help start a Bible Translation
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
None Reported
 
 
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Narom in Malaysia

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