Kaitag in Russia

The Kaitag have only been reported in Russia
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Introduction / History

The Kaitag live in southeastern Dagestan, and they speak their own language, Kaitag, as well as Dargin. They live in a place that is dominated by the Dargin people, but they have their own ways.


What Are Their Lives Like?

They traditionally embroidered the world-famous Kaitag textiles. They often make them in the style of Safavid Persian art with illustrations of horsemen and riding scenes. The Kaitag made these embroideries for local use in weddings, funerals and for cradle trappings. Others use local herbs for food and for making tea.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Kaitag practice Islam.


What Are Their Needs?

The Kaitag need workers to share the gospel in the Kaitag language and within their culture.


Prayer Points

Pray for workers to translate the Bible and other resources into the Kaitag language.
Pray for workers to share the gospel with the Kaitag.
Pray for open, responsive hearts to hear the gospel.
Pray for the establishment of a viable, indigenous and reproducing Kaitag church.


Scripture Prayers for the Kaitag in Russia.


References

http://www.globalprayerdigest.org/issue/day/2017/03/14
http://www.globalprayerdigest.org/issue/day/2014/03/18
http://wikipedia/Kaitag Texiles


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  
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Additional Info
Global Prayer Digest: 2014-03-18
Global Prayer Digest: 2017-03-14
People Name General Kaitag
People Name in Country Kaitag
Pronunciation KIE-tahg
Population this Country 30,000
Population all Countries 30,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names
People ID 20322
ROP3 Code 116043
Country Russia
Region Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Dagestan Republic.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Russia
Region Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Dagestan Republic..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Map of Kaitag in Russia Ethnolinguistic map or other map

Primary Language Kaitag (30,000 speakers)
Language Code xdq   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Kaitag (30,000 speakers)
Language Code xdq   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Kaitag

Primary Language:  Kaitag

Bible Translation Status:  Translation Needed

Resource Type Resource Name Source
None reported  
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
100.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
Photo Source Anonymous 
Map Source People Group location: IMB. Map geography: ESRI / GMI. Map design: Joshua Project.  
Profile Source Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more