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Xukuru in Brazil

Xukuru

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
13,000 Portuguese Christianity 100.00 % 1.00 %   

Xukuru in Brazil

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Introduction / History
The Xucuru people live in the Uroruba montain range in Pesqueira. For a long time, they were expelled from their land by the farmers. In 1998 the chieftain called Chicão got his land back. But they still had to fight to get their territory back. In 1999 Chicão was killed. Marcos Luydson, his son, assumed his position. He is the Chieftain until today.

Where are they located?
The Xucuru people are located in the Serra do Uroruba, in Pesqueira, the last town in Pernambuco's agreste. They are divided into 26 villages with about 12,000 indigenous people. Pesqueira is 230 km from Recife and 100 km from Caruaru.

What are their lives like?
They live in villages. The farming and livestock are the basis of their sustentability. Some of the local people work in downtown. The houses are very simple. Some of the houses, that had better conditions, belonged to the expelled farmers.

What are their beliefs?
They believe in Mother Nature and the enchanted creaures (demons).They practice tore dance and possess evil Spirits as thay dance. They seek spiritual and ancestral influences. They also believe in the Catholicism beliefs such as graven imagens as idols.

Prayer Points
Pray for the xucuru people to come to know the Savior.
Pray that those who attend the church keep achievable steps forward.
Pray for acess to the villages.
Pray for the physical needs of the community.

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Global Prayer Digest: 2007-04-11
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Country: Brazil
Continent: South America
Region: America, Latin
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Widespread
(Source: Ethnologue 2010)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Xukuru
People Name General: Xukuru
Alternate People Names:
Xucuru
ROP3 Code: 115122
Joshua Project People ID: 19148
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 13,000
Population all Countries: 13,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster: South American Indigenous
People Name General: Xukuru
Ethnic Code: MIR39#
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Language
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Primary Language: Portuguese (13,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): por    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Roman Catholic
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity100.00 %(Evangelical: 1.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant2.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic98.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a larger relative representation among all who claim to be Christians.
Least-Reached: No
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: 1505-2004
New Testament:
1681-2004Audio
Complete Bible: 1751-2017
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio
Film / VideoGod's Story video
Film / VideoJesus film: view in Portuguese
Film / VideoLove letter to you from scripture
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
Film / VideoMagdalena video
Film / VideoMy Last Day video, anime
Film / VideoRivka video
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
Film / VideoWalking with Jesus video
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Text / Printed MatterBible Gateway scripture
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Text / Printed MatterCartoon Gospel tract
Text / Printed MatterChildren and youth resources
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterLiteracy primer for Portuguese
Text / Printed MatterThe Ancient Path
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