Huaulu in Indonesia

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Map Source:  West Melanesia
People Name: Huaulu
Country: Indonesia
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 500
World Population: 500
Primary Language: Huaulu
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Christian Adherents: 4.00 %
Evangelicals: 0.50 %
Scripture: Translation Needed
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: No
Audio Recordings: No
People Cluster: Maluku-Central
Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples
Progress Level:


The tiny tribe of Huaula people live in Indonesia on the island of Seram. This people group lives a very simple life, without regular running water or electricity. They are known for "selling" women into a marriage, though it is debatable whether they are sold or given away, or perhaps something in between. Either way, Huaula women are given low status in their communities.

Ministry Obstacles

Small tribes like the Huaula will probably not survive the 21st century. Most likely they will become integrated into a larger people group. Meanwhile, some of their leaders will likely feel that any spiritual change away from their traditional religion is a threat to them as a people. There are no Christian resources in their heart language.

Outreach Ideas

There are a couple of believers among the Huaula people who can be used by God to be His ambassadors to this small tribe.

Pray for the Followers of Christ

Pray that believers among the Huaula people will walk as Jesus walked, and be a bright light shining among a discouraged people.

Pray for the Entire People Group

Pray that the Huaula people will have a hunger and thirst for righteousness and truth that will lead them to Jesus Christ. Pray for believers to go to them. Pray for a disciple-making movement among this unreached people group.

Text Source:   Keith Carey