Kaxixo in Brazil


Joshua Project has identified the Kaxixo only in Brazil

Population

320

Christian

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Introduction / History

It’s the government against "the invisible people." The Kaxixo are indeed a small group of people, less than 1,000, located in the heart of the Amazon River Basin. The Brazilian government claims that they do not exist, but clearly they do. The Kaxixo are a tribe located mainly in Martinho Campos as well as in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. They mostly work as field hands and servants for landholders.

The Kaxixo people have been seeking recognition of their rights as an indigenous group over the past decades. Local landholders have opposed them because it would give this tribe more leverage with the local farm owners for whom they work. It is the old political story. Often indigenous people get caught in the struggle for power and control of valuable natural resources.

The Kaxixos feel isolated and invisible, but thousands of years ago, God spoke through the prophet Hosea to the children of Israel who felt lost and "invisible." "I will say to those who are not my people, you are my people!" (Hosea 2:23). In the rest of the verse, the people responded, "You are my God.""


Prayer Points

Pray that evangelists will have the opportunity to share with the Kaxixo people that God loves them and sees them in their plight. Pray for their hearts to be ready to accept Him and say, "You are my God."


Prayer Links
Global Prayer Digest: 2010-05-27
Global Prayer Digest: 2014-05-10
People Name General Kaxixo
People Name in Country Kaxixo
Population in Brazil 300
World Population 300
Countries 1
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged or Unknown Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Country Brazil
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Widespread.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Ethnolinguistic map from University of Texas or other map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Portuguese (300)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Portuguese 300
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1505-2004)
New Testament Yes   (1681-2004)
Complete Bible Yes   (1751-1995)
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Atualizada (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Corrigida (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Todays New Language (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Traditional Interconfessional (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Fathers Love Letter
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Portuguese
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
General Open-licensed Bible stories on mobile app
Text / Printed Matter Bible Gateway Scripture
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bible: A Brazilian Translation

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
5.00 %
Ethnic Religions
95.00 %
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
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
100.0 %
Profile Source: Global Prayer Digest / Keith Carey 
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