Saramaccan, Matawari in Suriname


Joshua Project has identified the Saramaccan, Matawari only in Suriname

Population

1,300

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Saramaccan, Matawari
People Name in Country Saramaccan, Matawari
Population in Suriname 1,300
World Population 1,300
Countries 1
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Mirandesa
Country Suriname
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Central, along Saramacca and upper Suriname rivers. Refugees in Paramaribo.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map



Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Saramaccan: Matawari (1,300)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Saramaccan: Matawari 1,300
For Primary Language: Saramaccan

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1974-2000)
New Testament Yes   (1991-2009)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Gadu Buku Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Saramaccan Film / Video
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.50 %)
8.00 %
Ethnic Religions
92.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
80.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
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