• PEOPLE NAME: NISSI OF INDIA

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By Rev. T. Kampu

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PEID: 41760

ROP: 113247

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Tribal - Other

Language: Nyishi - (njz)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: India

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Population: 94,000

Global Population: 94,000


PEID: 41760

ROP: 113247

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Nissi of India, numbering 94,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Tribal - Other people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Nyishi. The primary religion practiced by the Nissi is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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