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Morerebi in Brazil



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
100 Morerebi Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % No No   

Morerebi in Brazil

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Introduction / History
The few people who speak Morerebi are vulnerable to having their lives and livelihoods destroyed by the outside world. As they come in contact with outsiders, they can contract diseases that they have no immunities to. They have been able to survive by hunting wild game, and finding edible plants, but if they are forced to live in Brazilian towns or cities, they will be like fish trying to live on the land.

Where are they located?
The Morerebi people live in the Amazon Basin of Brazil. They are isolated from the rest of the country by dense forests and rivers that are very difficult to navigate.

What are their lives like?
The Morerebi people have slipped in numbers because of diseases introduced from outsiders. Their isolation, however, has prevented this from become a bigger problem.

Most likely these people are very adept at living off the land God has given them. They can hunt wild game, find edible plants, and survive without the outside world.

What are their beliefs?
The Morerebi people have their own ethnic religion. People who are trying to maintain their identity and culture cling to their traditional religion. To them, "conversion" is the same as cultural assimilation.

What are their needs?
The Morerebi people need to be able to assimilate with the rest of Brazil in such a way that they are not endangered by diseases and exploitation. They are highly vulnerable as the rain forest is torn down for virgin farmland.

Prayer Points
* Pray for the Morerebi people to find a way to assimilate with Brazilian society without suffering from the usual exploitation.
* Pray that they will find ways to earn an honest living through the skills and talents God has given them as a people.
* Pray for believers to help the Morerebi people enter Brazilian society in such a way that the usual tragic consequences are minimized.
* Pray for a disciple making movement among the Morerebi people.
* 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=17025
https://books.google.com/books?id=175c4xOpLtYC&pg=PA245&lpg=PA245&dq=Morerebi+in+Brazil&source=bl&ots=W2dX0lkp_d&sig=59ITKsEvQw-2r_HCnijcHSyOuZ8&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjtkJX_p93OAhUUI2MKHYZMD5E4ChDoAQgbMAA#v=onepage&q=Morerebi%20in%20Brazil&f=false

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Global Prayer Digest: 2014-05-18
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Country: Brazil
Continent: South America
Region: America, Latin
10/40 Window: No
Total Provinces on file:1
Location in Country:Amazonas state: Marmelos and Rio Preto; Mato Grosso state.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Morerebi
People Name General: Morerebi
ROP3 Code: 106795
Joshua Project People ID: 13811
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 100
Population all Countries: 100
Least-Reached: Yes
Engagement Status:Unengaged (per Finishing the Task)
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster: Amazon
People Name General: Morerebi
Ethnic Code: MIR39#
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Morerebi (100 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): xmo    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions100.00 % 
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 Catholic0.00 %
 
(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: Help start a Bible Translation
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
None Reported
 
 
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Morerebi in Brazil

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