Pauwi, Yoke in Indonesia

The Pauwi, Yoke have only been reported in Indonesia
This people group’s population is unknown or estimated to be extremely small. This people group may have assimilated into larger surrounding groups and may no longer be recognizable as a distinct group. To ensure every people group is represented, Joshua Project includes unknown and very small population people groups until on-site research determines they do not exist. More info at Small People Group Policy.
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Introduction / History

The Yoke people sell "shark syrup", crocodile skins, bananas, sago and clams from their northern coastal lowlands. At an altitude of less than 100 meters above sea level the Yoke people can best be accessed by boat. The Yoke people originally lived around Lake Rombebai but the government made them move to the coast.

The main staples of the Yoke peoples' diet are fish, yams, and sago. The Yoke would like to have a health worker. The Yoke people have no gospel cassettes, films, or videos in their language.

The Yoke are sometimes known as the Yoki, Yauke, Jauke, or Pauwi people. Both Indonesian Malay and Yoke is used at church and for the 1st year of schooling. The Yoke language is part of the Warembori language family.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Pauwi, Yoke in Indonesia.


Profile Source:   GMI Papua  
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People Name General Pauwi, Yoke
People Name in Country Pauwi, Yoke
Population this Country 200
Population all Countries 200
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Pauwi
People ID 14346
ROP3 Code 107952
Country Indonesia
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 47  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Papua Province, Sarmi regency, northeast of Rombebai lake, east of Mamberamo river: Mantarbori village.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Indonesia
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 47  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Papua Province, Sarmi regency, northeast of Rombebai lake, east of Mamberamo river: Mantarbori village..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Primary Language Yoke
Language Code yki   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
Malay, Papuan
Primary Language Yoke
Language Code yki   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
  Malay, Papuan
People Groups Speaking Yoke

Primary Language:  Yoke

Bible Translation Status:  Translation Needed

Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (Global Recordings Network)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.00 %)
60.00 %
Ethnic Religions
40.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
100.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Map Source Anonymous  
Profile Source GMI Papua  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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