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Enets, Yenisei Samoyed in Russia

Enets, Yenisei Samoyed

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
200 Russian Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.00 %   

Enets, Yenisei Samoyed in Russia

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The Enets consider themselves to be the indigenous inhabitants of the Taimyr Peninsula. The main activities have always been hunting and fishing. They have also been nomadic people, dependent on the rhythms of their environment. Although Christianization occurred in the 18th century, it was very superficial, and shamanism and animism have survived until the present day. Under Soviet rule the life of the Enets changed considerably, turning them into a settled people, and that turned their whole life upside down.

Ministry Obstacles
The Enets people live in the far north of Russia where winters can be brutal. No Christian resources are reported as available in the Enets' language.

Outreach Ideas
Younger people in the tribe may speak Russian, and many good resources are available in the Russian language. Perhaps Russian speaking believers from other tribes will carry the Gospel message to the Enets people. Pray to this end.

Pray for the followers of Christ
A handful of Russian Orthodox is reported to be among this tribe. Pray these will develop a close and personal relationship with Christ, and will influence the entire tribe for him.

Pray for the entire people group
Pray these people who live close to nature will be able to find sufficient food, and will have adequate medical care.

Scripture Focus
Oh sing to the LORD a new song; sing to the LORD, all the earth! Sing to the LORD, bless his name; tell of his salvation from day to day.

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Global Prayer Digest: 2008-03-11
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Country: Russia
Continent: Asia
Region: Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Krasnoyarskiy Kray: Potapovo (mostly), Dudinka, and other Taimyr settlements.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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People Name in Country: Enets, Yenisei Samoyed
People Name General: Enets, Yenisei Samoyed
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 111033
Joshua Project People ID: 16024
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 200
Population all Countries: 200
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples
People Cluster: Ural-Siberian
People Name General: Enets, Yenisei Samoyed
Ethnic Code: MSY41h
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Primary Language: Russian
Language Code (ISO): rus    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Enets, Forest (Unknown)
Total Languages: 2
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity4.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions80.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious16.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox100.00 %
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: 1815-1993
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1875-2016
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Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterLiteracy primer for Russian
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Enets, Yenisei Samoyed in Russia

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