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Mandobo Atas in Papua New Guinea



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
900 Mandobo Atas Christianity 90.00 % 22.00 % No No   

Mandobo Atas in Papua New Guinea

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Introduction / History
The Atas Mandobo people reside within the province of Papua, Indonesia. They live by forest gathering, hunting, and farming traditionally. The men usually hunt while the women prepare sago, garden, and maintain the home. The Atas Mandobo homeland is about 100 meters above sea level. Winikit and the Atas Mandobo area can be reached on foot or by a 2-3 hour road trip from Kanggewot when there has not been a lot of rain. From Mindiptana, Winikit can also be reached by canoe. The main food is sago but sago worms as well as fish and animals killed in the hunt supplement the peoples' diet. Forest plants and garden vegetables also add greens to the Atas Mandobo diet.

There is an elementary school in Winikit but it needs teachers. No modern medicine workers are in the area and the locals often ask traditional "doctors" for medicines. The Atas Mandobo people frequently suffer from malaria, tuberculosis, and cholera symptoms. Machetes, steel axes, bows and arrows, spears, and shovels are common tools of use. Telephones and electric lines have not reached the area, but the government has installed a satellite television dish. Many are registered as Catholics or Christians, but traditional religious influences are strong. Because many are Catholics, in the villages there are rosary prayer activities in May and October, and a road-to-the-cross mass right before Easter.

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Country: Papua New Guinea
Continent: Australia
Region: Australia and Pacific
10/40 Window: No
   
 
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People Name in Country: Mandobo Atas
People Name General: Mandobo Atas
ROP3 Code: 115297
Joshua Project People ID: 19496
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 900
Population all Countries: 13,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders
People Cluster: New Guinea
People Name General: Mandobo Atas
Ethnic Code: AON10a
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Language
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Primary Language: Mandobo Atas (900 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): aax    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Protestant
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity90.00 %(Evangelical: 22.00 %)
Ethnic Religions10.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant75.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic25.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a significant presence.
Least-Reached: No
 
 
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New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
 
 
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Mandobo Atas in Papua New Guinea

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