Eastern Aleuts in Russia


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Main Language
Largest Religion
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Evangelical
Progress
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Introduction / History

The Eastern Aleuts prefer to be called Unangan, but when Russian fur traders first encountered them in the 1700s, they called them Aleut. When the Russian Empire sold Alaska to the United States in the 1867, there were indigenous peoples who were now living on either side of an international border since their Aleutian Island chain straddled both countries. Traditionally they were hunters. The Russians treated them the same way they treated serfs except that they were expected to provide furs rather than produce for their masters.


What Are Their Lives Like?

By the late 20th century, the Aleut people were able to start bringing back their traditional ways. This included their subsistence hunting economy and food gathering. Once again, they began to do their crafts and speak their ancient language.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Traditionally these people worshipped various spiritual forces that they believed could benefit them. They called upon shamans to interface with the spirits.


What Are Their Needs?

Eastern Aleuts need the chance to earn a living in something more sustainable than fishing and hunting. They also need to submit to Jesus Christ so they can experience the abundant life He offers them in John 10:10.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Aleut, Eastern in Russia.

Pray that the Eastern Aleuts will have a spiritual hunger that will open their hearts to the King of kings. Pray for workers who are driving by the love and boldness of the Holy Spirit to go to them. Pray for a Disciple Making Movement among them to begin this decade.


References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aleut#Tribes https://www.apiai.org/departments/cultural-heritage-department/culture-history/history/ https://www.eatribes.org/culture/aleut-culture/


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Aleut, Eastern
People Name in Country Aleut, Eastern
Natural Name Eastern Aleuts
Population this Country 500
Population all Countries 2,800
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Aleut; Aleuts; Eastern Aleut; Western Aleut
People ID 11682
ROP3 Code 102826
Country Russia
Region Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Kamchatka Region. Comandor Islands (Medny and Bering).   Source:  Red Book Russian People Profiles
Country Russia
Region Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Kamchatka Region. Comandor Islands (Medny and Bering)..   Source:  Red Book Russian People Profiles
Primary Language Aleut (500 speakers)
Language Code ale   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Aleut (500 speakers)
Language Code ale   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Aleut

Primary Language:  Aleut

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1840-2008)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Non-Religious
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.60 %)
1.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
99.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
100.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Photo Source Anonymous 
Map Source Peoples of the Red Book  
Profile Source Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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