Kattunayakan in India

Joshua Project has identified the Kattunayakan only in India
Population
76,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Kattunayakan live in a few states in India including Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Their name means king of the jungle in Tamil. They are Hindus. They worship animals and other creation too. Monogamy is their way of marriage. They speak in Dravidian languages and like music.

In Kerala, they are hunters and gatherers and live in poverty. They are an ancient tribe of Kerala. They prefer traditional medicine.

In Kerala the Kattunayakan speak their own language and Malayam. They live in the Wayanad region. They have birth and marriage rituals and the dead are buried. They are a scheduled tribe.


Prayer Points

* Pray that their love of music would provide a bridge for sharing the message of salvation.
* Pray that the Internet would open doors for them to hear the good news of Jesus Christ.
* Pray for solutions to their living in poverty.


References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kattunayakan
keralawindow.net/tribals


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Kattunayakan
People Name in Country Kattunayakan
Population in India 76,000
World Population 76,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached Yes
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Jenu Koyyo Sholanayakas, Jenu Kuruman, Jenu-Kuruba, Kadu Kurumb, Kathnnayakkan, Kathunayakkan, Kattu Naickan, Kattu Naicken, Kattunaickan, Kattunaikan, Naickan, Ten Kuruba, Ten Kuruman, Ten Kurumban, कट्तुनयकन
People ID 17305
ROP3 Code 112684
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 17  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file: 7
Largest States
Tamil Nadu (56,000) Kerala (19,000) Puducherry (1,300)
Karnataka (200) Telangana (200) Andhra Pradesh (70)
Odisha (20)
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 17  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file: 7
Tamil Nadu (56,000) Kerala (19,000)
Puducherry (1,300) Karnataka (200)
Telangana (200) Andhra Pradesh (70)
Odisha (20)
Primary Language: Tamil (32,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: tam   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 16
Secondary Languages:
Telugu (20,000) Malayalam (13,000) Kannada (5,400)
Bhili (1,300) Marathi (300) Hindi (80)
Odia (70) Gujarati (60) Tulu (40)
Urdu (20) English Kolami, Northwestern
Kacchi Koya Tinani
Primary Language: Tamil (32,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: tam   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 16
Secondary Languages:
Telugu (20,000) Malayalam (13,000)
Kannada (5,400) Bhili (1,300)
Marathi (300) Hindi (80)
Odia (70) Gujarati (60)
Tulu (40) Urdu (20)
English (10) Kolami, Northwestern (10)
Kacchi (10) Koya (0)
Tinani (0)
Primary Language: Tamil

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1714-1956)
New Testament Yes   (1715-1998)
Complete Bible Yes   (1727-2002)
Audio Bible Online
 
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)
Audio Recordings Fathers Love Letter
Audio Recordings General Ministry Resources
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video General Ministry Resources
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tamil
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 Bible Visuals
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Old Version Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Primary Religion: Hinduism

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.12 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.25 %
Islam
0.62 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.01 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
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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