Nen in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Nen only in Papua New Guinea

Population

360

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Introduction / History

The Nen people occupy Bimadeben village, located forty-six kilometers northeast of Morehead station, just west of the Idi language area. The Nen people cultivate gardens. Their diet consists of yam, taro, sweet potato, sago, greens, and fruits (coconuts, bananas, pineapples, and papayas). They also fish, hunt deer and wallaby, and raise chickens.

The Nen people build their houses on poles, raised about six to ten feet above the ground. The roofs and walls are made of bark.

The Evangelical Church of Papua New Guinea is active in Bimadeben. Most of the people would call themselves Christians, but the pastor reported that many are nominal in their faith.



Profile Source:   Anonymous  

Expanded PDF Profile

People Name General Nen
People Name in Country Nen
Population in Papua New Guinea 360
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Nen
Ethnic Code AON09b
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Western Province, Morehead District, Bimadeben village, between Nambo [ncm] and Idi [idi]
People Group Map Nen in Papua New Guinea PDF Version



Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Nen (400)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Nen 400
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Category Resource
None reported  

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 15.00 %)
95.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
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
75.0 %
Roman Catholic
25.0 %
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