Dahating in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Dahating only in Papua New Guinea

Population

2,100

Christian

75.0%

Evangelical

18.0%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Anonymous


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.




Profile Source: Anonymous

Expanded PDF Profile

People Name General Dahating
People Name in Country Dahating
Population in Papua New Guinea 2,100
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Dahating
Ethnic Code AON09b
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



Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Gwahatike (2,100)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Gwahatike 2,100
Category Resource
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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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