Massep in Indonesia

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Map Source:  Anonymous
People Name: Massep
Country: Indonesia
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 300
World Population: 300
Primary Language: Isirawa
Primary Religion: Christianity
Christian Adherents: 65.00 %
Evangelicals: 12.00 %
Scripture: New Testament
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: No
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: New Guinea
Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

The Massep people are marketers of coconut and coconut oil, dry fish, and vegetables. At an altitude of less than 100 meters above sea level the Massep people can best be accessed by boat.

The people eat fish, yams, and sago. There is very little infrastructure in the area and no roads. The Massep people have no gospel cassettes, films, or videos in their language.

The Massep are sometimes known as the Masep, Wotaf, or Potafa people but they prefer to be called Massep. Both Malay and Massep is used in church. The Massep language is part of the Massep language family.

Text Source:   GMI Papua