East Indian in Saint Lucia


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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Introduction / History

Saint Lucia was once a British colony. When the abolished the slave trade in 1838, the British needed a new source of cheap labor. They found it by hiring indentured workers from India, one of their other colonies. These indentured workers came to Saint Lucia from 1959-93.


What Are Their Lives Like?

May 6, 2013 was the day people of East Indian descent celebrated Indian Arrival Day. They hope the government of Saint Lucia will make this an official yearly event. Each Indians in other Caribbean nations would like Indian Arrival Day to be celebrated in their countries.
East Indians in Saint Lucia have managed to retain Hindi as their language.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The East Indians in Saint Lucia are mainly Christian.


What Are Their Needs?

Like all other peoples of the world, the East Indians in Saint Lucia need to put Jesus first in their lives.


Prayer Points

Pray for East Indian disciplers to make more disciples in Saint Lucia.
Pray for a spiritual hunger that will lead them to the cross.


Scripture Prayers for the East Indian in Saint Lucia.


References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indo%E2%80%93Saint_Lucian


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General East Indian
People Name in Country East Indian
Pronunciation eest IN-dee-un
Alternate Names Ceylon Tamil; Tamil
Population this Country 5,200
Population all Countries 114,000
Total Countries 7
Indigenous No
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 11678
ROP3 Code 102818
ROP25 Code 302261
ROP25 Name East Indian

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Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 6.00 %)
70.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
15.00 %
Islam
15.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language Hindi (5,200 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Hindi (5,200 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Hindi

Primary Language:  Hindi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1806-1962)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1811-1998)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1818-2022)
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Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Following Jesus video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video God's Story video God's Story
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation Create International
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Hindi Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Love letter to you from scripture Father's Love Letter
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels Bible Media Group/LUMO
Film / Video Magdalena video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Rivka video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children Jesus Film Project
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