Pitaguari in Brazil

Joshua Project has identified the Pitaguari only in Brazil
Population
4,200
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Pitaguari or Pitaguary of Brazil have had connections with the outside world for about four hundred years when the Portuguese came to them. The Dutch then arrived later and the Pitaguari joined forces with them against the Portuguese. In the seventeenth century they were contacted by the Jesuits. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the Pitaguari registered lands which were brought together and is now the Pitaguari Indigenous Land.

The name Pitaguari is related to high mountainous regions. Plants for medicines and several raw materials come from here. They live in Maracanau, Ceara and belong to the Tupi Guarani language peoples.

The finances of the Pitaguari come from the growing of crops such as corn and beans amongst other things like the breeding of certain animals. Some work as wage earners and their young people study. They also make hats and baskets.

Marriage with those who are not in their group does not happen very often. The Pitaguari are going to new places where they can plant crops. In June they have a big festival.


Prayer Points

* Pray that the Brazilian government will ease their restrictions on evangelizing small people groups in their country.
* Pray that Brazilian Christians will give the Pitaguari the gospel message and lead them to Jesus Christ.


References

pib.socioambiental.org/en/povo/pitaguary/925


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

Prayer Links:
Global Prayer Digest: 2014-05-28
People Name General Pitaguari
People Name in Country Pitaguari
Population in Brazil 4,200
World Population 4,200
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged Yes (per Finishing the Task)
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Pitaguary
People ID 19141
Country Brazil
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Widespread   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Country Brazil
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Widespread.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Ethnologue Language Map
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Primary Language: Portuguese (4,200 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: por   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Portuguese (4,200 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: por   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Portuguese

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1505-2004)
New Testament Yes   (1681-2004)
Complete Bible Yes   (1751-1995)
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 Online New Testament - Atualizada (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Corrigida (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Interconfessional (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Todays New Language (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Fathers Love Letter
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Portuguese
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video: View in Portuguese
Film / Video Walk with Jesus (Africa, JFP)
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
General Open-licensed Bible stories on mobile app
Text / Printed Matter Bible Gateway Scripture
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.50 %)
5.00 %
Ethnic Religions
95.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
10.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
10.0 %
Roman Catholic
80.0 %
Profile Source: Anonymous  
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