Miri in India

Joshua Project has identified the Miri only in India
Population
755,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Miri are a scheduled caste of India. They are also called Mishing. Many Miri live in the hills of Arunachal Pradesh. The Mishing live in Assam too.

They have cross-cousin marriages. Cultivation and fishing are their main work. They also work as laborers in agriculture. They speak a Tibeto-Burman language and Hindi too. Meat is eaten by them except beef and they have rice as a cereal.

The dead are buried away from the village they live in. They have a traditional community council to look after them. They are Hindus by religion.

The Mishing are also animists. Mishing means man of worthiness. The bereaved can marry again. There houses are built on stilts.


Prayer Points

* Pray that the caste council leaders will come to Jesus Christ and lead others of them to Him.
* Pray that Indian Christians will lead them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that God will give them dreams and visions leading them to salvation.


References

Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mishing_people


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Miri
People Name in Country Miri
Population in India 755,000
World Population 755,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Miki, Mikir, Mishing, Mising, मिरी
People ID 17563
ROP3 Code 112989
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: 6
Largest States
Assam (736,000) Arunachal Pradesh (19,000) West Bengal (400)
Meghalaya (100) Nagaland (30) Manipur (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: 6
Assam (736,000) Arunachal Pradesh (19,000)
West Bengal (400) Meghalaya (100)
Nagaland (30) Manipur (20)
Primary Language: Mising (630,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: mrg   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 13
Secondary Languages:
Assamese (67,000) Adi (8,900) English (200)
Digaro-Mishmi (90) Naga, Tase: Tangsa (20) Nyishi (20)
Nepali (20) Hindi Bengali
Monpa, Tawang Kok Borok Naga, Pochuri
Primary Language: Mising (630,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: mrg   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 13
Secondary Languages:
Assamese (67,000) Adi (8,900)
English (200) Digaro-Mishmi (90)
Naga, Tase: Tangsa (20) Nyishi (20)
Nepali (20) Hindi (10)
Bengali (10) Monpa, Tawang (10)
Kok Borok (0) Naga, Pochuri (0)
Primary Language: Mising

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes
New Testament Yes   (2001)
Complete Bible No
 
Possible Print Bibles
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World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Mising
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Mising New Testament
Primary Religion: Hinduism

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.59 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
98.64 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.01 %
Unknown
0.76 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
Photo Source: Rev. T. Kampu  
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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