Yelmek, Jab in Indonesia

Yelmek, Jab
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Map Source:  Anonymous
People Name: Yelmek, Jab
Country: Indonesia
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 800
World Population: 800
Primary Language: Yelmek
Primary Religion: Christianity
Christian Adherents: 68.00 %
Evangelicals: 3.00 %
Scripture: Unspecified
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: No
Audio Recordings: No
People Cluster: New Guinea
Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders
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Introduction / History

They live by primarily fishing and gathering sago in this swampy coastland. With their land at an altitude of less than 100 meters above sea level the Yelmek people can best be accessed by boat.

The people eat fish and sago. The Yelmek people have no gospel cassettes, films or videos in their language.

The Yelmek are sometimes known as the Jelmek, Jab, Jabsch, or Jelmik people.

Text Source:   GMI Papua