The Arakh live in Uttar Pradesh. They speak Indo Aryan and Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. Hinduism is their religion.
The Arakh have two endogamous groups. The divorced and bereaved can marry again. Women help in agriculture and in financial matters. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home. There are birth and marriage rituals. The dead are buried.
The Arakh work mainly in cultivation. Some work in business while some of them work for the government
The Arakh are not vegetarians and eat wheat and rice as cereals. Boys are educated but girls less so. (from people groups of India)
* Scripture Prayers for the Gond Arakh in India.
* Pray that God gives them dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials will lead them to Salvation too.
Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999
|Profile Source: Anonymous|
|People Name General||Gond Arakh|
|People Name in Country||Gond Arakh|
|Natural Name||Arakh Gond|
|Progress Scale||1 ●|
|Frontier People Group||Yes|
|Pioneer Workers Needed||1|
|Alternate Names||Arakh; Arrakh; Dorve; Naik Gond; गोंद अरख|
|National Bible Society||Website|
|Persecution Rank||10 (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)|
|Specialized Website||South Asia Peoples|
|Primary Language||Gondi, Northern (22,000 speakers)|
|Language Code||gno Ethnologue Listing|
|Language Written||Yes ScriptSource Listing|
Primary Language: Gondi, Northern
|Bible Translation ▲||Status (Years)|
|Bible-New Testament||Yes (1994-1996)|
|Possible Print Bibles|
|Forum Bible Agencies|
|National Bible Societies|
|World Bible Finder|
|Resource Type ▲||Resource Name|
|Audio Recordings||Audio Bible teaching (GRN)|
|Audio Recordings||Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)|
|Audio Recordings||Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)|
|Film / Video||Freedom From Torment|
|Film / Video||Indigitube.tv Video / Animation|
|Film / Video||Jesus Film: view in Gondi, Northern|
|Film / Video||My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)|
|Text / Printed Matter||Jesus Messiah comic book|