The Miranha Bora in Brazil are a tribe of Indians living in the Amazon. The Miranha and Bora are related and speak similar languages. They are looked on as one people. The Miranha move about to different regions due to work selling fish and fruit. Many Miranha in Brazil now speak Portuguese.
The Bora live mainly in Peru but also in Colombia and the Brazilian Amazon. They live mostly in forest settlements and speak Bora. They are animists and believe that there is no difference between the spiritual and natural world. The Bora are exogamous and so marry outside their own people group. They have bows and arrows for weapons and have a very good knowledge about plants.
Because of their harsh environment, outside evangelical efforts encounter many obstacles in adapting to it as well as relating to these very isolated people groups. Also, the government of Brazil is trying to protect the small tribes from contact with outsiders.
Pray that South American Christians will lead the Bora Miranha to Jesus Christ.
Pray that the government in Brazil will allow the evangelization of small tribes of the Amazon.
Scripture Prayers for the Bora in Peru.
|Profile Source: Anonymous|
|People Name General||Miranha|
|People Name in Country||Bora|
|Population this Country||800|
|Population all Countries||3,800|
|Progress Scale||2 ●|
|Frontier People Group||No|
|GSEC||6 (per PeopleGroups.org)|
|Pioneer Workers Needed|
|Alternate Names||Miraña; Mirãnha|
|National Bible Society||Website|
|Persecution Rank||Not ranked|
|Location in Country||Loreto region: Ampiyacu, Putumayo, northeast Yaguasyacu rivers. 5 villages. Source: Ethnologue 2016|
|Primary Language||Bora (800 speakers)|
|Language Code||boa Ethnologue Listing|
|Dialect Code||3311 Global Recordings Listing|
|Language Written||Yes ScriptSource Listing|
Primary Language: Bora
|Bible Translation ▲||Status (Years)|
|Bible-New Testament||Yes (1982-2010)|
|Possible Print Bibles|
|Forum Bible Agencies|
|National Bible Societies|
|World Bible Finder|
|Resource Type ▲||Resource Name||Source|
|Audio Recordings||Audio Bible teaching||Global Recordings Network|
|Audio Recordings||Online New Testament||Faith Comes by Hearing|
|Film / Video||Jesus Film: view in Bora||Jesus Film Project|
|Film / Video||LUMO film of Gospels||Bible Media Group/LUMO|
|General||Gospel resources links||Scripture Earth|
|Mobile App||Bible app direct APK download||SIL|
|Mobile App||Download audio Bible app as APK file||Faith Comes by Hearing|
|Text / Printed Matter||Bible: Bora||YouVersion Bibles|
|Text / Printed Matter||Download scripture in this language||eBible.org|
|Primary Religion:||Ethnic Religions|
|Major Religion ▲||Percent|
|Christianity (Evangelical 0.30 %)||
|Other / Small||
|Christian Segments ▲||Percent|