• PEOPLE NAME: BEMAL OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA

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PEID: 9773

ROP: 101241

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: New Guinea

Language: Kein - (bmh)

Alternate Name(s): Kein

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Papua New Guinea

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Population: 1,300

Global Population: 1,300


PEID: 9773

ROP: 101241

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Bemal of Papua New Guinea, numbering 1,300, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the New Guinea people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Papua New Guinea. Their primary language is Kein. The primary religion practiced by the Bemal is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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