Bashkardi in Iran

The Bashkardi have only been reported in Iran
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Introduction / History

The Bashkardi are among the many tribal people groups in Iran. Their language is related to Farsi, the language of most Iranians, but they are Sunni rather than Shi’a Muslims like the Iranian majority.


Where Are they Located?

The Bashkardi people live in the southernmost region of Iran.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Bashkardi people live in a dry land where they are vulnerable because of a lack of clean water. Their homes are simple; palm fronds and grass line the outside of their tent-like houses. Some of them are potters, but most focus on tending livestock.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Their primary language is Bashkardi. Unlike the Iranian majority, the primary religion practiced by the Bashkardi people is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Koran and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


What Are Their Needs?

The Bashkardi people need someone to help them build wells so they can have clean water for their families and for their livestock. Lack of clean water creates many health hazards.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Bashkardi in Iran.

* Pray for the Holy Spirit to give the Bashkardi people in Iran teachable and understanding hearts.
* Pray that a strong movement of the Holy Spirit will bring entire Bashkardi families into a rich experience of God’s blessing.
* Pray for Bashkardi families to be drawn by the Holy Spirit to seek forgiveness, and to understand the adequacy of Christ’s work on the cross.
* Pray for teams of believers to do sustained, focused prayer for the Lord to open the hearts of Bashkardi family leaders to experience God’s blessing through a movement of family-based discovery Bible studies.


References

https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/10704/IR
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bashkardi_language
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmkrDLspIKs
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mapa_Iran_Bashkardi.gif


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

Additional Info
Global Prayer Digest: 2016-11-04
People Name General Bashkardi
People Name in Country Bashkardi
World Population 8,900
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 0  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Bashaka
People ID 10704
ROP3 Code 101099
Country Iran
Region Asia, Central
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 9  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country East Hormozgan, South Kerman, possibly southwest Sistan va Baluchestan provinces.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Iran
Region Asia, Central
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 9  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country East Hormozgan, South Kerman, possibly southwest Sistan va Baluchestan provinces..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Bashkardi (8,900 speakers)
Language Code bsg   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Bashkardi (8,900 speakers)
Language Code bsg   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Bashkardi

Primary Language:  Bashkardi

Bible Translation Status:  Unspecified

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Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
100.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
Photo Source SaganZ  Creative Commons  Used with permission
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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