Damor in India

The Damor have only been reported in India
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Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
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Progress
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Subgroups: 2

Subgroup Name Population
Gujarati Unknown
Rajasthani Unknown

Introduction / History

The Damor are a scheduled tribe of India who are also called Damaria and live in Gujarat in Sabarkantha and Panchmahai and in Rajasthan.

The Damor are supposed to be descendants of Rajput men and Bhil women. They are part of the Bhil tribe. They speak Gujarati and a form of Rajasthani.

The Damor are endogamous with clan exogamy and have several clans that are Rajput. Parmar and Sisodia are two of their main clans. The Damor work in agriculture and some of them own land. They are Hindus.

The Damor of Rajasthan are not vegetarians and eat wheat and maize as cereals. Vagri is their main language and they read and write in Devanagari.


Prayer Points

* Pray that gospel materials will help bring the Damor to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that nearby Christians will help lead them to Jesus Christ.


References

www.tribesindia.com
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Damor


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Damor
People Name in Country Damor
Population in India 94,000
World Population 94,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Damaria, Damoria, दामोर
People ID 16666
ROP3 Code 111880
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 4
Largest States
Rajasthan
92,000
Madhya Pradesh
1,900
Gujarat
500
Chhattisgarh
100
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 4
  Rajasthan 92,000
  Madhya Pradesh 1,900
  Gujarat 500
  Chhattisgarh 100
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Bhili (61,000 speakers)
Language Code bhb   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 17
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Hindi
14,000
Gujarati
8,300
Wagdi
6,800
Mewari
1,900
Punjabi, Eastern
1,100
Marwari
200
Odia
70
Dhundari
60
Merwari
60
Chhattisgarhi
40
Marathi
20
Shekhawati
Korku Korwa Kannada
Other People Groups Speaking Bhili
Primary Language Bhili (61,000 speakers)
Language Code bhb   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 17
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Hindi 14,000
  Gujarati 8,300
  Wagdi 6,800
  Mewari 1,900
  Punjabi, Eastern 1,100
  Marwari 200
  Odia 70
  Dhundari 60
  Merwari 60
  Chhattisgarhi 40
  Marathi 20
  Shekhawati 10
  Korku 10
  Korwa 10
  Kannada 10
People Groups Speaking Bhili

Primary Language:  Bhili

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1916-1996)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1930)
Bible-Complete No
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon National Bible Societies
Forum of Bible Agencies World Bible Finder
Gospel Go World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Bhili
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.01 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.76 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
98.90 %
Islam
0.29 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.01 %
Unknown
0.03 %
Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.


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