Sos Kundi in Papua New Guinea

Sos Kundi
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People Name: Sos Kundi
Country: Papua New Guinea
10/40 Window: No
Population: 3,600
World Population: 3,600
Primary Language: Sos Kundi
Primary Religion: Christianity
Christian Adherents: 99.00 %
Evangelicals: 12.00 %
Scripture: Portions
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: No
Audio Recordings: No
People Cluster: New Guinea
Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

The Sos, commonly known as Sawas, are sub-group of the people who a speak a language similar to the Gepma Kundi and may be mistaken for them. Gepma means village and may mean the ground especially in the Duo (Tuo) language.

Where Are they Located?

The Timboli ring covers the villages of Timboli, Nindigum, Mangijangut, Chikinumbu, Kwanranguai and Kararau.

What Are Their Lives Like?

The Sawas or Timboli people are inland Sepik river people who live by making sago flour and fishing. They are gardeners as well.

What Are Their Beliefs?

The Sawas believe in Masalais and Sangumas.

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