Ndom in Indonesia

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Ndom
Photo Source:  GMI Papua 
Map Source:  Anonymous
People Name: Ndom
Country: Indonesia
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 1,500
World Population: 1,500
Primary Language: Ndom
Primary Religion: Christianity
Christian Adherents: 70.00 %
Evangelicals: 0.00 %
Scripture: Translation Needed
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: No
Audio Recordings: No
People Cluster: New Guinea
Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

They live by gardening, hunting, and fishing in the coastal swamps. With their land at an altitude of less than 100 meters above sea level, the Ndom people can best be accessed by boat.

Most of the Ndom people wear modern clothing. The people eat yams, sugarcane, bananas, yams, and coconuts. The Ndom people use machettes and bows and arrows. A road has been started in the area. In Wetau there is neither health facilities nor health workers. The Ndom people have no gospel cassettes, films or videos in their language. There is a Catholic church in Wetau.

The language of communication at church and school is generally Indonesian but Ndao is still used at home.

Text Source:   GMI Papua