Halwakki Wakkal in India

Joshua Project has identified the Halwakki Wakkal only in India
Population
145,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Halvakki Vakkal live in Karnataka. Halvakki refers to milk and rice. They speak, read and write in Kannada. They are not vegetarians and eat rice.

The Halvakki Vakkal are monogamous and have cross cousin marriages. Divorcees can marry again. There are birth and marriage rituals and the dead are cremated.

Looking after animals, cultivating and horticulture are their main sources of work. They have members to settle disputes. Hinduism is their religion. Boys are educated and girls educated to a degree. They use traditional and modern medicines and family planning.


Prayer Points

* Pray that Indian Christians will help lead them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials and the internet will lead them to salvation.


References

Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Halwakki Wakkal
People Name in Country Halwakki Wakkal
Population in India 145,000
World Population 145,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 3 to 4
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Arebhase, Attevakkal, Gammalla-Kalali, Gauda, Gaudu, Gavada, Gavda, Gounder, Gowda, Gram Vakkal, Gram-Gawada, Gram-Gowda, Halakki Vakkal, Halakkivakkal, Halvakklumakkalu, Halwakkalumalskalu, Halwakki Wakkel, Kare Vakkal, Karevakkal, Kot Vakkal, Kuda Wakkal, Kunchavakal, Naik Christian, Okkiliyan, Patgar, Shilwakkal, Vakkal Gouda, Vakkal Gowda, Vokkaliga, हलवककी वाककाल
People ID 16960
ROP3 Code 112264
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 3
Largest States
Karnataka
(124,000)
Goa
(17,000)
Kerala
(3,300)
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 3
  Karnataka (124,000)
  Goa (17,000)
  Kerala (3,300)
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Kannada (77,000 speakers)
Language Code kan   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 4
Secondary Languages
Konkani
(41,000)
Konkani, Goan
(17,000)
Tulu
(1,200)
People Groups Speaking Kannada
Primary Language Kannada (77,000 speakers)
Language Code kan   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 4
Secondary Languages
  Konkani (41,000)
  Konkani, Goan (17,000)
  Tulu (1,200)
People Groups Speaking Kannada

Primary Language:  Kannada

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1812-1988)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1823-1995)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1831-2000)
Bible-NT Audio Online
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 Fathers Love Letter
Audio Recordings Kannada Bible stories
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Bible
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Kannada
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Kannada
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed Matter Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Text / Printed Matter International Bible Society
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.54 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.33 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
98.95 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.18 %
Photo Source Ramnath Bhat  Creative Commons 
Map Source Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
Religion Values * From India census data.  Current values may differ.


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