Uriankhai Altai in Mongolia

The Uriankhai, Altai have only been reported in Mongolia
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Introduction / History

Uriankhai is a Mongolian term used for forest ethnic groups. Uriankhai means uria which is a war motto. The Uriankhai Altai are a Mongolian tribe from the Altai Mountains. Most likely outsiders didn’t know about them till the seventh century. At various times in their history, they have migrated or lived under the rule of others. The Uriankhai Altai live in western Mongolia.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Uriankhai Altai have strict customs. They believe it takes nine generations for the blood to be cleared and so they marry outside their family lines. Families arrange marriages for young adults. A new bride is introduced to the groom’s family. Everyone shows respect for one another.


What Are Their Beliefs?

They are officially Buddhist. Adhering to the Tibetan form of Buddhism, they focus their spiritual lives on the shamanistic element. This leaves them vulnerable to various unclean spirits.


What Are Their Needs?

The Uriankhai people need to submit to Jesus Christ so they can experience the abundant life he offers in John 10:10.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Uriankhai, Altai in Mongolia.

Pray that Mongolian Christians will lead the Uriankhai Altai to Jesus Christ. Pray for the Lord to provide for their physical and spiritual needs as a testimony of his power and love. Pray that the Uriankhai people will have a spiritual hunger that will open their hearts to the King of kings. Pray for a movement to Christ among them to begin this decade.


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Uriankhai, Altai
People Name in Country Uriankhai, Altai
Natural Name Uriankhai Altai
Population this Country 29,000
Population all Countries 29,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names
People ID 20048
ROP3 Code 115624
Country Mongolia
Region Asia, Northeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country High in the Altai Mountains in Hovd's Munkhkhairkhan and Duut soums.   Source:  www.gohovd.com/wiki/Uriankhai
Country Mongolia
Region Asia, Northeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country High in the Altai Mountains in Hovd's Munkhkhairkhan and Duut soums..   Source:  www.gohovd.com/wiki/Uriankhai

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Primary Language Mongolian, Halh (29,000 speakers)
Language Code khk   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Mongolian, Halh (29,000 speakers)
Language Code khk   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Mongolian, Halh

Primary Language:  Mongolian, Halh

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1979-1991)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1990)
Bible-Complete Yes  (2003-2015)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching
Audio Recordings DAVAR Partners recording, complete Bible
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio
Film / Video Building a Family of Love
Film / Video God's Story video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Mongolian, Halh
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
Film / Video Magdalena video
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children
General Biblical answers to your questions
General Gospel resources links
General Mongolian Online Video Christian Resource Center
Mobile App Download audio Bible app as APK file
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Mongolian, Halh
Text / Printed Matter Jesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed Matter Literacy primer for Mongolian, Halh
Text / Printed Matter Love letter to you from scripture
Primary Religion: Buddhism
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
99.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.70 %)
1.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
Photo Source KoizumiBS - Wikimedia  Creative Commons 
Profile Source Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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