Gond Jhare in India

Gond Jhare
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People Name: Gond Jhare
Country: India
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 101,000
World Population: 101,000
Primary Language: Gondi, Northern
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Christian Adherents: 0.05 %
Evangelicals: 0.00 %
Scripture: New Testament
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: South Asia Tribal - Gond
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
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Introduction / History

The Gond Jhare are a scheduled tribe of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. The term Jhare is related to forest dwellers as they live in forests. They speak Gondi. They are not vegetarians and eat rice.

The Gond Jhare have cousin marriages. Women help with activities such as agriculture and have tattoos.

The Gond Jhare work in cultivation, hunt and gather forest products. They have councils to look after them. Traditional medicines are used by them. They make use of family welfare programs.

The Gond Jhare make baskets and weave mats too.

Prayer Points

* Pray that the council leaders come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.
* Pray that gospel materials will lead them to salvation.

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