Hmar in India

Joshua Project has identified the Hmar only in India
Population
99,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Hmar live in Manipur, Mizoram and Dima Haseo in Assam in India.

In Dima Haseo, the Hmar follow monogamy. There is a bride price in marriage. Most of them are classed as Christians. They have their villages on the tops of hills and their houses on wooden planks.

The Hmar work in agriculture. They are hunters. Women do weaving. The leader of the village council has the power and others follow him.

The Hmar continue to have their traditional culture and festivals. They sing folk songs and dance with musical instruments providing the backing for them.


Prayer Points

* Pray that the leader of the village council is born again and will lead others of the Hmar who are not to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that God gives them dreams and visions leading them to salvation.


References

http://nchills.nic.in/NCHILLS-hmars.htm


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Hmar
People Name in Country Hmar
Population in India 99,000
World Population 99,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 3
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Kuki, ह्मार
People ID 16937
ROP3 Code 112239
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 6
Largest States
Manipur
(55,000)
Mizoram
(22,000)
Assam
(20,000)
Meghalaya
(1,600)
Arunachal Pradesh
(100)
Maharashtra
(20)
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 6
  Manipur (55,000)
  Mizoram (22,000)
  Assam (20,000)
  Meghalaya (1,600)
  Arunachal Pradesh (100)
  Maharashtra (20)
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Hmar (87,000 speakers)
Language Code hmr   Ethnologue Listing
Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 50
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Mizo
(3,200)
Chin, Paite
(1,200)
English
(1,000)
Khasi
(400)
Chin, Thado
(300)
Hindi
(300)
Dimasa
(200)
Naga, Lotha
(200)
Ho
(200)
Gangte
(100)
Bengali
(100)
Garo
(70)
Naga, Inpui: Naga, Kabui
(60)
Naga, Tangkhul
(50)
Anal
(50)
People Groups Speaking Hmar
Primary Language Hmar (87,000 speakers)
Language Code hmr   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 50
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Mizo (3,200)
  Chin, Paite (1,200)
  English (1,000)
  Khasi (400)
  Chin, Thado (300)
  Hindi (300)
  Dimasa (200)
  Naga, Lotha (200)
  Ho (200)
  Gangte (100)
  Bengali (100)
  Garo (70)
  Naga, Inpui: Naga, Kabui (60)
  Naga, Tangkhul (50)
  Anal (50)
People Groups Speaking Hmar

Primary Language:  Hmar

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1920-1953)
New Testament Yes   (1946-1977)
Complete Bible Yes   (1968-2004)
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum of Bible Agencies
Gospel Go
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.02 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
99.15 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.53 %
Islam
0.06 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.24 %
Photo Source Anonymous  
Map Source Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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