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Kudumi in India

Kudumi

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
292,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Kudumi in India

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Introduction / History
The Kudubi of Karnataka speak Konkani and Kannada and read and write in Kannada. They are not vegetarians and eat rice as a cereal. There are cousin marriages among them. Divorce and marrying again are allowed. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son in charge of the home. They have birth and marriage rituals and the mother of the bride cannot go to the wedding of her daughter. The dead are cremated.

The Kudubi work in farming, animal production, laboring, and other work. They have a traditional council to settle disputes and a community council to look after them. Hinduism is their religion. Boys are given some education but girls are not. They use traditional and modern medicines.

In Kerala, many of the Kudubi live in the Trichur district. They speak Konkani and Malayalam and read and write in Malayalam. They have many similarities with those living in Karnataka.

Prayer Points
* Pray that Indian Christians will help lead the Kudubi to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that the Councils will come to Jesus Christ and lead others of the Kudubi to salvation.

References
Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999

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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:292,000
Largest States:
Tamil Nadu (116,000)Kerala (95,000)
Karnataka (43,000)Odisha (34,000)
Andhra Pradesh (1,500)Puducherry (1,100)
Maharashtra (800)Delhi (300)
Telangana (300)Gujarat (50)
Total States on file:11
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Kudumi
People Name General: Kudumi
Alternate People Names:
KudubiKudumbi
Kudumi ChettiKudumikkar
कुडूमी
ROP3 Code: 112690
Joshua Project People ID: 17311
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 292,000
Population all Countries: 292,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - Other
People Name General: Kudumi
Ethnic Code: CNN25d
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Tamil (115,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): tam    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Malayalam (41,000)Konkani (34,000)
Odia (32,000)Konkani, Goan (31,000)
Marathi: Kudubi (23,000)Kannada (10,000)
Telugu (1,400)Tulu (700)
Kui (500)Kurux (90)
Total Languages: 11
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism100.00 % 
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
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: 1714-1956
New Testament:
1715-1998Audio
Complete Bible: 1727-2002
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 RecordingsFather's Love Letter
Audio RecordingsGeneral Ministry Resources
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFinding Peace
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGeneral Ministry Resources
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Tamil
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Prophets' Story
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralGod's Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible
Text / Printed MatterBible: Old Version Bible
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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