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Damor in India



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95,000 Bhili Hinduism 0.76 % Unknown No   

Damor in India

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Introduction / History
The Damor are a scheduled tribe of India who are also called Damaria and live in Gujarat in Sabarkantha and Panchmahai and in Rajasthan.

The Damor are supposed to be descendants of Rajput men and Bhil women. They are part of the Bhil tribe. They speak Gujarati and a form of Rajasthani.

The Damor are endogamous with clan exogamy and have several clans that are Rajput. Parmar and Sisodia are two of their main clans. The Damor work in agriculture and some of them own land. They are Hindus.

The Damor of Rajasthan are not vegetarians and eat wheat and maize as cereals. Vagri is their main language and they read and write in Devanagari.

Prayer Points
* Pray that gospel materials will help bring the Damor to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that nearby Christians will help lead them to Jesus Christ.

References
www.tribesindia.com
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Damor

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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:10 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:95,000
Largest States:
Rajasthan (92,000)Madhya Pradesh (1,900)
Gujarat (500)Chhattisgarh (100)
Total States on file:4
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Damor
People Name General: Damor
Alternate People Names:
DamariaDamoria
दामोर
ROP3 Code: 111880
Joshua Project People ID: 16666
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 95,000
Population all Countries: 95,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asian, other
People Name General: Damor
Ethnic Code: AUG06a
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Bhili (61,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): bhb    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Hindi (14,000)Gujarati (8,300)
Wagdi (6,800)Mewari (1,900)
Punjabi, Eastern (1,100)Marwari (200)
Odia (70)Dhundari (60)
Merwari (60)Chhattisgarhi (40)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 17
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.01 % 
Christianity0.76 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism98.90 % 
Islam0.29 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.01 % 
Unknown0.03 % 
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
GSEC Status:Level 5   Greater than or equal to 5% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1916-1996
New Testament:
1930
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Bhili
Film / VideoThe Way Home
 
 
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