Karen, Yintale in Myanmar (Burma)

The Karen, Yintale have only been reported in Myanmar (Burma)
Population
11,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

Yintale is a Karen language. It has two subgroups. This is more of a language group than a people group, since they are defined by their spoken language.


Where Are they Located?

Yintale is spoken in three locations in Myanmar: Hpasawng, Bawlakhe, and Kayah.


What Are Their Lives Like?

Yintale speakers are a rural people who grow their own rice and vegetables. They have livestock and fish for their meat supply.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Yintale speakers are Buddhist, but a large minority practices traditional ethnic religion. There are other Karen tribes that have many believers, but not this one.


What Are Their Needs?

Yintale Karens need the security of living their lives for Jesus Christ.


Prayer Points

* Pray for spiritual openness among Yintale speaking Karen people.
* Pray that their leaders will encounter Jesus Christ and His teachings.
* Pray for a vibrant church among the Yintale speaking people.
* Pray for a disciple making movement to spread through all their communities.


References

http://www.peoplegroups.org/Explore/groupdetails.aspx?peid=9547
http://www.ethnologue.com/18/language/kvy/


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

Prayer / Resource Links:
Global Prayer Digest: 2012-05-27
People Name General Karen, Yintale
People Name in Country Karen, Yintale
Population in Myanmar (Burma) 11,000
World Population 11,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Yindalay
People ID 16042
ROP3 Code 111073
Country Myanmar (Burma)
Region Southeast Asia
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 Kayah State, Bawlakhè district, Hpasawng township. 3 villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Myanmar (Burma)
Region Southeast Asia
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 Kayah State, Bawlakhè district, Hpasawng township. 3 villages..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Primary Language Yintale (11,000 speakers)
Language Code kvy   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Karen, Yintale
Dialect Code 11639   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Yintale
Primary Language Yintale (11,000 speakers)
Language Code kvy   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Karen, Yintale
Dialect Code 11639   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Yintale

Primary Language:  Yintale

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions No
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Buddhism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
54.99 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.01 %
Ethnic Religions
45.00 %
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
85.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
Map Source Burma Issues  
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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