Tanaoli in Pakistan

Joshua Project has identified the Tanaoli only in Pakistan
Population
657,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction

The Tanaoli are one of the several mountain ethnic groups living along the lines of communication that connect Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, China, and India. These groups have an unusual and ancient culture, and live in beautiful surroundings. Their social structures emphasize the strength of blood ties. Their communal life is ruled by fairly strict rules of honor and arbitration by authorities. The Tanaoli live in the central pre-Himalayan mountains to the north of the Punjab.


Ministry Obstacles

The Tanaoli live in an area that is difficult to enter, because of the terrain and because of the political and religious situation.


Outreach Ideas

Much prayer is needed for the Tanaoli, to prepare them to understand and believe the good news of Christ when it comes to them.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

There are probably no followers of Jesus among the Tanaoli today, but pray for the ones that the Lord will soon draw to himself. Pray they will have Scripture available, as well as other study materials. Pray they will be without any kind of impurity, or greed.


Pray for the Entire People Group

Pray for peace and stable conditions for the Tanaoli people, and for the ability to care adequately for their families.


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

Prayer / Resource Links:
Global Prayer Digest: 2012-11-23
Global Prayer Digest: 2013-11-08
People Name General Tanaoli
People Name in Country Tanaoli
Population in Pakistan 657,000
World Population 657,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 14 to 17
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names तनाओली
People ID 19466
ROP3 Code 115611
Country Pakistan
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 4  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 2
Largest States
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
(657,000)
Federally Administer
(100)
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country Pakistan
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 4  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 2
  Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (657,000)
  Federally Administer (100)
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Hindko, Northern (231,000 speakers)
Language Code hno   Ethnologue Listing
Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 13
Secondary Languages
Pashto, Northern
(150,000)
Hindko, Southern
(128,000)
Shina, Kohistani
(44,000)
Urdu
(29,000)
Punjabi, Western
(27,000)
Shina
(5,200)
Kohistani, Indus
(2,400)
Bateri
(2,100)
Kalami
(800)
Chilisso
(200)
Saraiki
(80)
Gowro
(20)
People Groups Speaking Hindko, Northern
Primary Language Hindko, Northern (231,000 speakers)
Language Code hno   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 13
Secondary Languages
  Pashto, Northern (150,000)
  Hindko, Southern (128,000)
  Shina, Kohistani (44,000)
  Urdu (29,000)
  Punjabi, Western (27,000)
  Shina (5,200)
  Kohistani, Indus (2,400)
  Bateri (2,100)
  Kalami (800)
  Chilisso (200)
  Saraiki (80)
  Gowro (20)
People Groups Speaking Hindko, Northern

Primary Language:  Hindko, Northern

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions No
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Hindko, Northern
General Got Questions Ministry
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
100.00 %
Non-Religious
Unknown
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Photo Source Steve Evans   Creative Commons  
Map Source Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Profile Source Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
Religion Values * From Pakistan census data.  Current values may differ.


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