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Node in India

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
4,200 Kacchi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % No   

Node in India

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Introduction / History
The Node are Muslims and they live in Gujarat in India. They are nomads in Banni in Kutch. Nodi and Nodhi are other names for them. They speak a form of Kutchi.

The Node are endogamous (preferring not to marry outside their group) and marry with other Samma people. They have many clans such as Palli and Uttal. All these clans are classed as being equal.

The Node raise cattle and are agricultural workers. They do not own land. Many have migrated to other places in India looking for work. They have a Caste Association that looks after them.

Before the Node came to Kutch, they lived for a period in Sindh in Pakistan and a minority of them live there to this day.

Prayer Points
Pray that the leaders of the Caste Association will come to Jesus Christ and lead others of the Node to salvation too.
Pray that gospel materials will bring them to Jesus Christ.


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Global Prayer Digest: 2018-10-11
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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:11 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:4,200
Largest States:
Gujarat (4,100)
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People Name in Country: Node
People Name General: Node
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 113254
Joshua Project People ID: 17789
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 4,200
Population all Countries: 4,200
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Muslim - other
People Name General: Node
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Kacchi (3,100 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): kfr    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Gujarati (400)
Total Languages: 2
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam100.00 % 
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: 2013
New Testament:
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
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Kacchi
Film / VideoWorld Christian Videos
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Node in India

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People Cluster
    South Asia Muslim - other     Asia, South    
      Node India    
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            Node in India          
      Religion Language  
      Islam     Kacchi  
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