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Miranha in Brazil

Miranha

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
1,900 Bora Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.50 %   

Miranha in Brazil

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Introduction / History
The Miranha Bora in Brazil are a tribe of Indians living in the Amazon. The Miranha and Bora are related and speak similar languages. They are looked on as one people. The Miranha move about to different regions due to work selling fish and fruit. Many Miranha in Brazil now speak Portuguese.

The Bora live mainly in Peru but also in Colombia and the Brazilian Amazon. They live mostly in forest settlements and speak Bora. They are animists and believe that there is no difference between the spiritual and natural world. The Bora are exogamous and so marry outside their own people group. They have bows and arrows for weapons and have a very good knowledge about plants.

Prayer Points
* Pray that South American Christians will lead the Bora Miranha to Jesus Christ.
*Pray that the government in Brazil will allow the evangelization of small tribes of the Amazon.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bora_people

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Global Prayer Digest: 2014-05-16
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Country: Brazil
Continent: South America
Region: America, Latin
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Amazonas state: Solimões, between Tefé and Caiçara river areas; along Brazilian Rio Iça.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Miranha
People Name General: Miranha
Alternate People Names:
BoraMiraña
Mirãnha
ROP3 Code: 101612
Joshua Project People ID: 19362
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 1,900
Population all Countries: 4,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster: South American Indigenous
People Name General: Miranha
Ethnic Code: MIR39#
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Language
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Primary Language: Bora
Language Code (ISO): boa    Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect:Brasil
Dialect Code:47
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Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity2.00 %(Evangelical: 0.50 %)
Ethnic Religions98.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
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 5   Greater than or equal to 5% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1962-1976
New Testament:
1982-2008Audio
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 World Christian Resource Directory
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Bora
Text / Printed MatterBible: Píívyéébé ihjyu: jetsocríjy ...
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible text (Scripture Earth)
 
 
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Miranha in Brazil

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