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Gond Mannewar in India

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56,000 Gondi, Adilabad Hinduism 0.93 % Unknown   

Gond Mannewar in India

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Introduction / History
The Gond Mannewar are a scheduled tribe of Maharashtra who speak Telugu. They are not vegetarians and eat rice and wheat as cereals. Their name is related to forest dwellers.

The Gond Mannewar have cousin and uncle and niece marriages. They work mostly as laborers with some working in agriculture. Women help with getting a living for their family too.

The Gond Mannewar are Hindus by religion. They have a traditional community council to look after them. In the towns and cities they make use of programs that are of help to them.

Prayer Points
Pray that the council leaders come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.
Pray that gospel materials lead them to salvation.

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:11 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:56,000
Largest States:
Maharashtra (33,000)Madhya Pradesh (23,000)
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People Name in Country: Gond Mannewar
People Name General: Gond Mannewar
Alternate People Names:
गोंद माननेवर
ROP3 Code: 117882
Joshua Project People ID: 21031
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 56,000
Population all Countries: 56,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Tribal - Gond
People Name General: Gond Mannewar
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Gondi, Adilabad (17,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): wsg    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Gondi, Northern (13,000)Marathi (13,000)
Hindi (3,600)Telugu (200)
Korwa (90)Bhatri (30)
Total Languages: 7
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.11 % 
Christianity0.93 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism94.90 % 
Islam0.19 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown3.87 % 
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
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1962
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 RecordingsOnline New Testament
Film / VideoGod's Story video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Gondi, Adilabad
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
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Text / Printed MatterBible: Gondi, Adilabad
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Gond Mannewar in India

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      Hinduism     Gondi, Adilabad  
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