PEID: 48261

ROP: 117053

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Gond, Tribal

Language: Maria (India) - (mrr)

Alternate Name(s): Abuj Maria, Baisan Horn Maria, Bison Horn Maria, Bara Mariya, Bada Maria,

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

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Population: 286,000

Global Population: 286,000

PEID: 48261

ROP: 117053

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Maria-speaking Gond of India, numbering 286,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Gond, Tribal people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Maria (India). The primary religion practiced by the Maria-speaking Gond is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.

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