Dahating in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Dahating only in Papua New Guinea

Population

2,020

Christian

75%

Evangelical

18%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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Introduction / History

The Gwahatike people live on the coastlands and mountain foothills of the Madang Province of Papua New Guinea. They are subsistence farmers who live in rural villages. They do very little hunting; most of their diet is based on the foods they grow in their gardens. Their homes are made of bamboo with bamboo leaf roofs, which last between four and five years. Local leadership is provided by village elders.

There are still people who practice their traditional animistic religion. However, because of the influence of the church, they no longer practice cult rituals in public. The local churches are growing under the leadership of Gwahatike Christians. The Gwahatike are using the New Testament translation in Bible studies, evangelization in neighboring language groups and some church meetings.




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Country Papua New Guinea
Continent Australia
Region South Pacific
10/40 Window No
Location in Country Madang Province, Saidor District, several villages south of Saidor
People Group Map Dahating in Papua New Guinea PDF Version



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People Name General Dahating
People Name in Country Dahating
ROP3 Code 102378
Joshua Project People ID 11472
Indigenous Yes
Population in Papua New Guinea 2,020
Least-Reached No
Alternate Names for People Group
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Gwahatike 2,018
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Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Dahating
Ethnic Code AON09b
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Largest Religion Christianity
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
75%    ( Evangelical  18% )
Ethnic Religions
25.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
0.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
0.00%
Protestant
60.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
40.00%
Map Source: Anonymous
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