Oriya in United States


Population
1,100
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Oriya are from Orissa in India. They have emigrated to many countries. They have close contact with each other and with the Oriya in Orissa.

In the United States the Oriya maintain their culture. They are Hindus by religion. They have festivals that they celebrate such as Holi and Diwali. They enjoy traditional dances and dramas. Dancers from Orissa come to America for special Oriya events.

The Oriya in the United States have an Association called The Odisha Society of the Americas that promotes Orissa culture. It helps with Oriya and American relations. They have a yearly meeting for immigrants from Orissa to celebrate their culture. They have religious and social events too.


Prayer Points

* Pray that God will give the Oriya dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that American Christians will give the Oriya the gospel message and help lead them to salvation.
* Pray against hostility by some from Orissa to Christianity.


References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-resident_Oriya
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Odisha_Society_of_the_Americas


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Global Prayer Digest: 2011-05-09
People Name General Oriya
People Name in Country Oriya
Population in United States 1,100
World Population 35,100
Total Countries 2
Indigenous No
Least-Reached Yes
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Orda, Uriya, ओरिया
People ID 17803

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language: Odia (1,100 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: ory   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Odia (1,100 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: ory   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Odia

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1811-1956)
New Testament Yes   (1809-2000)
Complete Bible Yes   (1815-2004)
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
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 Oriya
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 Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible (Bibles India)
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Hinduism

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.50 %)
4.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
91.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
5.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
100.0 %
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