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Nemadi, lkoku in Mauritania



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
400 Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % No   

Nemadi, lkoku in Mauritania

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Introduction / History
Nemadi (Ikoku) are small hunting tribe of 400. According to some sources, their language is a dialect of Hassaniyya. According to others a mixture of Zenaga, Soninke and Hassaniyya. The name "Nemadi" itself appears to come from Soninke, where it means "master of dogs."

Where are they located?
Nemadi (Ikoku) are located in eastern Mauritania. Mauritania is one of the poorest countries in the world. AIDS and slavery are real threats to the people in this country.

What are their lives like?
Nemadi people are mainly hunters. Subsistence farming and animal herding are also part of their lives.

What are their beliefs?
Nemadi (Ikoku) people are 65 percent Islamic, and 35 percent practice only traditional religion. This people group is unreached and unengaged. There are no known believers among them. The Bible has been printed in their language, Hassaniyya, along with GRN audio resources, and the JESUS Film. They might not understand the dialect in these resources.

What are their needs?
The most pressing need of Nemandi (Ikoku) people is to understand the truth of the loving God who has made provision for them to become His children through full payment of their sins. Who will pay the price to tell them?

Prayer Points
* Believers in Mauritania are known to be imprisoned, beaten or ostracized by family or tribe. Pray for religious freedom in Mauritania.
* Pray for encounters with the Lord Jesus, and that all who obey Him will be courageous.
* Health issues are serious and must be addressed if people are to live the abundant lives that Christ offers.
* Pray for completion of Bible translation in this people group's primary language.

References
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nemadi_dialect
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Nemadi_dialect
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Nemadi%20language&item_type=topic

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Country: Mauritania
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, West and Central
Persecution Rank:25 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
   
 
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People Name in Country: Nemadi, lkoku
People Name General: Nemadi
Alternate People Names:
LkokuNimadi
ROP3 Code: 107195
Joshua Project People ID: 13309
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 400
Population all Countries: 400
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Arab World
People Cluster: Arab, Hassaniya
People Name General: Nemadi
Ethnic Code: CMT32y
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Language
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Primary Language: Hassaniyya (400 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): mey    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions35.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam65.00 % 
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
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: Yes
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsAudio New Testament
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories in Hassaniyya
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Hassaniyya
Film / VideoThe Prophets' Story
 
 
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Nemadi, lkoku in Mauritania

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