South Nuaulu in Indonesia

The South Nuaulu have only been reported in Indonesia
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Introduction / History

The Nuaulu are a Melanisian people that live in the jungles of the island of Seram. They are known as head hunters, with the last case being in relatively recent times.


Where Are they Located?

They are located in Seram, Indonesia.


What Are Their Lives Like?

They live a hunter-gatherer existence in the jungles of their island home. The women forage locally, but the men undertake hunting trips that may last a week.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Nuaulu practice ancestor worship, and make sacrifices for hunting success. They also believe their ancestors manifest as certain animals, and will therefore not harm individuals of that species.


Prayer Points

Scripture Prayers for the Nuaulu, South in Indonesia.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Nuaulu, South
People Name in Country Nuaulu, South
Natural Name South Nuaulu
Population this Country 2,100
Population all Countries 2,100
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Nuaulu Selatan; South Nuaulu
People ID 14053
ROP3 Code 107491
Country Indonesia
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 28  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Maluku Province, Amahai district, 6 villages. Seram island, upland from south coast.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Indonesia
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 28  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Maluku Province, Amahai district, 6 villages. Seram island, upland from south coast..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Primary Language Nuaulu, South (2,100 speakers)
Language Code nxl   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Nuaulu, South (2,100 speakers)
Language Code nxl   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Nuaulu, South

Primary Language:  Nuaulu, South

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1991-2004)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
Bible-NT Audio Online
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Amazon
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Resource Type Resource Name Source
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels Bible Media Group/LUMO
General Gospel resources links Scripture Earth
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Nuaulu, South YouVersion Bibles
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 6.00 %)
8.00 %
Ethnic Religions
90.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
2.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
15.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
75.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
Photo Source Anonymous 
Map Source West Melanesia  
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more