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Ukit in Malaysia



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
300 Ukit Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.40 % No No   

Ukit in Malaysia

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Introduction / History
Until recently the Ukit people were nomads in the forests of Borneo. They have a very small population, largely because they were being killed off by the more powerful Dyak tribes.

Where are they located?
This tiny tribe lives on the large Island of Borneo.

What are their lives like?
As it stands, the Ukit people are gathering food through hunting, and they can easily die out unless they make major changes. Their population is so small that they are likely to no longer exist in the next couple of decades. They are intermarrying with other peoples. Most likely they will eventually blend in with the other peoples of Borneo.

What are their beliefs?
The primary religion practiced by the Ukit people is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

What are their needs?
The Ukit people need the opportunity to learn how to earn a living in the rapidly modernizing country of Malaysia. Believers who are willing to teach them new skills can act as Christ's ambassadors to this dying people group.

Prayer Points
* Pray that Ukit leaders will have dreams of Jesus where the Savior reveals Himself to them.
* Pray for the Siduan people to have a spiritual openness to Jesus during this time of great change.
* Pray for them to preserve their language and culture in their own churches.
* Pray for a disciple making movement to flourish among the Ukit people.
* Pray for translation of the Bible to begin in this people group's primary language.
* Pray for the availability of the Jesus Film in the primary language of this people.
* Pray for Gospel messages to become available in audio format for this people group.

References
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ukit_people
http://www.peoplegroups.org/Explore/groupdetails.aspx?peid=19326
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Ukit_people
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Ukit%20people

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Global Prayer Digest: 2019-03-09
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Country: Malaysia
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, Southeast
Persecution Rank:42 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Total Provinces on file:1
Location in Country:Sarawak, Kapit Division, upper Rajom and Tatau rivers, Baleh.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Ukit
People Name General: Ukit
ROP3 Code: 110374
Joshua Project People ID: 15694
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 300
Population all Countries: 300
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples
People Cluster: Borneo-Kalimantan
People Name General: Ukit
Ethnic Code: MSY44z
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Ukit (300 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): umi    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity3.00 %(Evangelical: 0.40 %)
Ethnic Religions97.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant40.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic60.00 %
 
(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 4   Greater than or equal to 2% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
None Reported
 
 
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Ukit in Malaysia

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    Borneo-Kalimantan     Asia, Southeast    
     
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      Ukit Malaysia    
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            Ukit in Malaysia          
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      Ethnic Religions     Ukit  
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