Gond Jhare in India

The Gond Jhare have only been reported in India
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Introduction / History

The Gond Jhare are a scheduled tribe of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. The term Jhare is related to forest dwellers as they live in forests. They speak Gondi. They are not vegetarians and eat rice.

The Gond Jhare have cousin marriages. Women help with activities such as agriculture and have tattoos.

The Gond Jhare work in cultivation, hunt and gather forest products. They have councils to look after them. Traditional medicines are used by them. They make use of family welfare programs.

The Gond Jhare make baskets and weave mats too.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Gond Jhare in India.

* Pray that the council leaders come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.
* Pray that gospel materials will lead them to salvation.


References

Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Gond Jhare
People Name in Country Gond Jhare
World Population 101,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 2
Alternate Names Jena, Jhadi, Jhara, Jhare, Jhareya, Jhora, Naik, Negi, Pethai, Pradhan, Sonjhar, गोंद झारे
People ID 21029
ROP3 Code 117880
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 4
Largest States
Maharashtra
52,000
Telangana
26,000
Odisha
17,000
Jharkhand
5,500
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 4
  Maharashtra 52,000
  Telangana 26,000
  Odisha 17,000
  Jharkhand 5,500
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Gondi, Northern (48,000 speakers)
Language Code gno   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 15
Secondary Languages
Marathi
20,000
Odia
16,000
Telugu
7,800
Hindi
5,600
Chhattisgarhi
1,000
Bhatri
900
Bengali
400
Munda
200
Ho
200
Mundari
100
Kuvi
80
Bhojpuri
60
Santhali
40
Gondi, Adilabad
30
Primary Language Gondi, Northern (48,000 speakers)
Language Code gno   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 15
Secondary Languages
  Marathi 20,000
  Odia 16,000
  Telugu 7,800
  Hindi 5,600
  Chhattisgarhi 1,000
  Bhatri 900
  Bengali 400
  Munda 200
  Ho 200
  Mundari 100
  Kuvi 80
  Bhojpuri 60
  Santhali 40
  Gondi, Adilabad 30
People Groups Speaking Gondi, Northern

Primary Language:  Gondi, Northern

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1872-1987)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1996)
Bible-Complete No
Bible-NT Audio Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Gondi, Northern
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Text / Printed Matter Jesus Messiah comic book
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.05 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.05 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
93.29 %
Islam
0.20 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
6.42 %
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.


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