Oriya in United States



Population

1,100

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Introduction / History

The Oriya are from Orissa in India. They have emigrated to many countries. They have close contact with each other and with the Oriya in Orissa.

In the United States the Oriya maintain their culture. They are Hindus by religion. They have festivals that they celebrate such as Holi and Diwali. They enjoy traditional dances and dramas. Dancers from Orissa come to America for special Oriya events.

The Oriya in the United States have an Association called The Odisha Society of the Americas that promotes Orissa culture. It helps with Oriya and American relations. They have a yearly meeting for immigrants from Orissa to celebrate their culture. They have religious and social events too.


Prayer Points

* Pray that God will give the Oriya dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that American Christians will give the Oriya the gospel message and help lead them to salvation.
* Pray against hostility by some from Orissa to Christianity.

References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-resident_Oriya
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Odisha_Society_of_the_Americas


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

Prayer Links
Global Prayer Digest: 2011-05-09
People Name General Oriya
People Name in Country Oriya
Population in United States 1,100
World Population 33,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 1.2
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Orda, Uriya
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Oriya
People Name General Oriya
Ethnic Code CNN25l
People ID 17803

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Enthologue Language Map



Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Oriya (1,100)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Oriya 1,100

For Main Lanugage: Oriya


Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1811-1956)
New Testament Yes   (1809-2000)
Complete Bible Yes   (1815-2004)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bibles, Bible League Text / Printed Matter
Following Jesus (India) Film / Video
Four Spiritual Laws General
God's Story Video Film / Video
Gods Simple Plan General
Got Questions Ministry General
Jesus Film: view in Oriya Film / Video
Magdalena (Jesus Film Project) Film / Video
My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime) Film / Video
Online Bible (Bibles India) Text / Printed Matter
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Online Scripture (Talking Bibles) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project) Film / Video
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Hinduism

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.50 %)
4.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
91.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
5.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
100.0 %
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Profile Source: Anonymous  
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