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Sali in India

Sali

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
1,031,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.00 % Unknown   

Sali in India

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Introduction / History
The Sali of India (also called Saliar and Saliya) live in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka. They speak, read and write in Tamil and Malayalam. Some speak in Kannada and Telugu. Their name means weaver. They are not vegetarians and eat rice as their main cereal.

The Sali marry their cousins and have adult marriages through arrangement. Men can remarry. On the death of the father, property goes to all the children and all receive the same amount. The oldest son becomes in charge of the home. There are birth and marriage rituals and the dead are cremated.

The Sali work as weavers. Some of them work in cultivation and get money from the land while some are self-employed and others of them are laborers. They are Hindus by religion and worship village gods. They have Caste Associations that look after their welfare.

The Sali believe in education, modern medicine and family planning as well as other benefits available to them.

Prayer Points
* Pray that the leaders of the Caste Associations will come to Jesus Christ and lead others of the the Sali to salvation too.
* Pray that God will give them dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials will bring them to Jesus Christ.

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:1,031,000
Largest States:
Karnataka (399,000)Maharashtra (398,000)
Tamil Nadu (116,000)Kerala (66,000)
Odisha (39,000)Telangana (3,500)
Madhya Pradesh (3,300)Goa (2,100)
Andhra Pradesh (1,800)Gujarat (1,200)
Total States on file:14
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Sali
People Name General: Sali
Alternate People Names:
AviriAyiri
BahuttanaBilimagga
BilmaggaCalian
ChaliyanJamkhana
KarnasaliKurahina Chetti
Kurahina SettyKurni
KurnivasettiKuruhina Setty
LingayatNeelakanti
ROP3 Code: 113495
Joshua Project People ID: 18002
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 1,031,000
Population all Countries: 1,034,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - Other
People Name General: Sali
Ethnic Code: CNN23a
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Kannada (392,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): kan    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Marathi (230,000)Telugu (227,000)
Malayalam (58,000)Tamil (48,000)
Konkani (17,000)Odia (13,000)
Konkani, Goan (8,100)Khandesi (7,800)
Hindi (4,700)Ahirani (4,100)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 15
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.76 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.24 % 
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: 1812-1988
New Testament:
1823-1995Audio
Complete Bible: 1831-2000
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsFather's Love Letter
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture / Bible
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories in Kannada
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Kannada
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible
Text / Printed MatterBible: ಕನ್ನಡ - Kannada
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterInternational Bible Society
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Sali in India

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