Halwakki Wakkal in India

The Halwakki Wakkal have only been reported in India
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Subgroups: 1

Subgroup Name Population
Kot Wakkal 9,000

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

* Scripture Prayers for the Halwakki Wakkal in India.

* 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
World Population 139,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 3
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 Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 3
Largest States
Karnataka
118,000
Goa
16,000
Kerala
3,100
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 3
  Karnataka 118,000
  Goa 16,000
  Kerala 3,100
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Kannada (78,000 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
Primary Language Kannada (78,000 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
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Father's Love Letter
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 Bible: ಕನ್ನಡ - Kannada
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
99.11 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.02 %
Photo Source Ramnath Bhat  Creative Commons 
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.