Kanakanabu in Taiwan

The Kanakanabu have only been reported in Taiwan
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Kanakanabu reside in central Taiwan around Minchuan village, Sanmin Township, Kaohsiung County. The Kanakanabu language is nearly extinct. There are currently just 6 to 8 speakers of the language among an ethnic population of a few hundred people. The Kanakanabu are sinicized. They now speak Taiwanese, Mandarin, and/or Bunun.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  
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People Name General Kanakanabu
People Name in Country Kanakanabu
Population in Taiwan 300
World Population 300
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names
People ID 12484
ROP3 Code 104550
Country Taiwan
Region Northeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Namaxia, in Gao Hsiong   Source:  Field worker
Country Taiwan
Region Northeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Namaxia, in Gao Hsiong.   Source:  Field worker
Primary Language Bunun
Language Code bnn   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
Chinese, Min Nan Kanakanabu
Primary Language Bunun
Language Code bnn   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
  Chinese, Min Nan
  Kanakanabu
People Groups Speaking Bunun

Primary Language:  Bunun

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1952-1990)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1964-1983)
Bible-Complete No
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 30.00 %)
75.00 %
Ethnic Religions
25.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
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
Map Source Anonymous  
Profile Source Anonymous  
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