Bainouk, Gunyuno in Guinea-Bissau

The Bainouk, Gunyuno have only been reported in Guinea-Bissau
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
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Introduction / History

The name Banyum was given them by the Portuguese. It means “trader” since that was their line of work. They are also called Bainouk.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Banyum Bainouk are very good at dying cloth and weaving.


What Are Their Beliefs?

They were converted by Muslim traders starting in the 1600s. Today they combine Islam with traditional African religious beliefs. Some are Christian.


What Are Their Needs?

The Banyum need to understand that Jesus is the only gatekeeper. He is the only way to the Father. Islam and traditional religious practices will not help them.


Prayer Points

Pray for the Banyum people to have a hunger and thirst for truth and righteousness that will lead them to the only savior.

Pray for Banjum disciples who will make more disciples.


Scripture Prayers for the Bainouk, Gunyuno in Guinea-Bissau.


References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bainuk_people


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People Name General Bainouk, Gunyuno
People Name in Country Bainouk, Gunyuno
Alternate Names Bainouk; Bainuk; Elomay; Gunyuno
Population this Country 13,000
Population all Countries 13,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 2
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 10579
ROP3 Code 100786
ROP25 Code 300720
ROP25 Name Bainouk
Country Guinea-Bissau
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Cacheu region: São Domingos sector.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Guinea-Bissau
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Cacheu region: São Domingos sector..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.50 %)
15.00 %
Ethnic Religions
25.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
60.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language Bainouk-Gunyuno (13,000 speakers)
Language Code bab   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Bainouk-Gunyuno (13,000 speakers)
Language Code bab   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Bainouk-Gunyuno

Primary Language:  Bainouk-Gunyuno

Bible Translation Status:  Translation Started

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Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
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