Miri in Sudan

The Miri have only been reported in Sudan
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Miri people group is a small tribe farming and raising livestock in the remote Nuba Mountains in the state of South Kordofan, Sudan.


What Are Their Lives Like?

They cultivate sorghum and corn and have no known schools or health care facilities.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Most of the Miri people identify as Muslims, though there are Christians among them. Traditional religious practices remain a spiritual stronghold in their families.


What Are Their Needs?

Roads are almost non-existent in this area, and transportation of goods and services is a challenge, especially in the rainy season.


Prayer Points

Pray for the Holy Spirit to give them hearts that seek truth no matter what the cost.
Pray for loving and dedicated workers to go to the Miri people.
Pray for the Miri people to seek and find the only savior.
Pray for Miri leaders to have dreams of the risen Christ and share that dream with others.


Scripture Prayers for the Miri in Sudan.


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Miri
People Name in Country Miri
Alternate Names Belanya; Krongo Abdullah; Sangali
Population this Country 2,900
Population all Countries 2,900
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
People ID 15637
ROP3 Code 110276
ROP25 Code 308355
ROP25 Name Tumma
Country Sudan
Region Africa, East and Southern
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 8  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Janub Kurdufan state. Katcha dialect: Katcha, Tuna, Kafina, Dabakaya (Donga), Belanya, and Farouq villages, south of Kadugli; Kadugli dialect: Kadugli, Murta, Kulba, ’Daalimo, Thappare and Takko villages; Miri dialect: Miri Bara, Miri Guwa, Umduiu, Nyimodu, Luba, Kadoda, Kya, Tulluk, Hayar al-Nimr, Kuduru, Kasari, and Sogolle villages, west of Kadugli.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Sudan
Region Africa, East and Southern
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 8  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Janub Kurdufan state. Katcha dialect: Katcha, Tuna, Kafina, Dabakaya (Donga), Belanya, and Farouq villages, south of Kadugli; Kadugli dialect: Kadugli, Murta, Kulba, ’Daalimo, Thappare and Takko villages; Miri dialect: Miri Bara, Miri Guwa, Umduiu, Nyimodu, Luba, Kadoda, Kya, Tulluk, Hayar al-Nimr, Kuduru, Kasari, and Sogolle villages, west of Kadugli..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.02 %)
5.00 %
Ethnic Religions
19.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
76.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language Katcha-Kadugli-Miri (2,900 speakers)
Language Code xtc   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Miri
Dialect Code 11680   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Katcha-Kadugli-Miri (2,900 speakers)
Language Code xtc   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Miri
Dialect Code 11680   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Katcha-Kadugli-Miri
Photo Source Final Sudan 
Map Source Joshua Project / Global Mapping International  
Profile Source Joshua Project 
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