Sos Kundi in Papua New Guinea

The Sos Kundi have only been reported in Papua New Guinea
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Introduction / History

The Sos, commonly known as Sawas, are sub-group of the people who a speak a language similar to the Gepma Kundi and may be mistaken for them. Gepma means village and may mean the ground especially in the Duo (Tuo) language.


Where Are they Located?

The Timboli ring covers the villages of Timboli, Nindigum, Mangijangut, Chikinumbu, Kwanranguai and Kararau.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Sawas or Timboli people are inland Sepik river people who live by making sago flour and fishing. They are gardeners as well.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Sawas believe in Masalais and Sangumas.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Sos Kundi in Papua New Guinea.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Sos Kundi
People Name in Country Sos Kundi
Population this Country 3,600
Population all Countries 3,600
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Koiwat; Sawos
People ID 14861
ROP3 Code 117284
Country Papua New Guinea
Region Australia and Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country East Sepik province: Angoram, Kwaliangua (center village), Saussia, Wosera Gawi district, and Yangoru villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Papua New Guinea
Region Australia and Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country East Sepik province: Angoram, Kwaliangua (center village), Saussia, Wosera Gawi district, and Yangoru villages..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Sos Kundi (3,600 speakers)
Language Code sdk   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Sos Kundi (3,600 speakers)
Language Code sdk   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Sos Kundi

Primary Language:  Sos Kundi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (2014)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
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Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 12.00 %)
99.00 %
Ethnic Religions
1.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
40.0 %
Roman Catholic
60.0 %
Profile Source Anonymous  
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