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Saramaccan, Matawari in Suriname



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
1,300 Saramaccan Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 0.50 %   

Saramaccan, Matawari in Suriname

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Country: Suriname
Continent: South America
Region: America, Latin
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Brokopondo district: Brownsweg, Centrum, Klasskreek, and Kwakoegron, communes, small border area; Para district: Bigi Poika commune; Paramaribo district; Sipaliwini district: Boven Saramaccan and Boven Suriname communes.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Saramaccan, Matawari
People Name General: Saramaccan, Matawari
Alternate People Names:
Mirandesa
ROP3 Code: 114941
Joshua Project People ID: 19014
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 1,300
Population all Countries: 1,300
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster: Hispanic American, other
People Name General: Saramaccan, Matawari
Ethnic Code: CEW21g
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Language
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Primary Language: Saramaccan (1,300 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): srm    Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect:Matawari
Dialect Code:16341
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity8.00 %(Evangelical: 0.50 %)
Ethnic Religions92.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant80.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic20.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have only a very small representation among all who claim to be Christians.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 5   Greater than or equal to 5% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1974-2000
New Testament:
1991-2009Audio
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Saramaccan
Text / Printed MatterBible: Gadu Buku
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible text (Scripture Earth)
 
 
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Saramaccan, Matawari in Suriname

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