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Taurap, Burmeso in Indonesia

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
300 Burmeso Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 % No No   

Taurap, Burmeso in Indonesia

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Introduction / History
The Burmeso people are fishermen, hunters, and sago horticulturalists. At an altitude of 150-600 meters above sea level the Burmeso people can best be accessed by boat up the Mamberamo River.

They are descendents of the Meop, Ehwaresti, Tasti, and Abiasit clans and intermarry with the Kwerba, Haya, Sikari, Eri, Dadat, and Seriwi peoples.

The Burmeso people eat fish and sago. The Burmeso people have no gospel cassette, film, or videos in their language.

The Burmeso are sometimes known as the Taurap, Boromeso, Borumesso, Burumeso, Monau, Monao, or even Manau people but they prefer to be called Burmeso. The Burmeso people of course, use the Burmeso language at home. The Burmeso language is part of the Taurap (Burmeso) language family.

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Country: Indonesia
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, Southeast
Persecution Rank:49 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Papua Province, Sarmi regency, Mamberamo Tengah subdistrict,1 village. Middle Mamberamo river, northeast of Lake Holmes.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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People Name in Country: Taurap, Burmeso
People Name General: Taurap
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 109887
Joshua Project People ID: 15292
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 300
Population all Countries: 300
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders
People Cluster: New Guinea
People Name General: Taurap
Ethnic Code: AON10a
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Burmeso (300 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): bzu    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Protestant
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity60.00 %(Evangelical: 5.00 %)
Ethnic Religions40.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant100.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
(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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New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
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Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
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Taurap, Burmeso in Indonesia

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      Taurap Indonesia    
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