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A Glimpse of the Past: God’s Breath Among the Daga People


Daniel, Wei Lei and Joshua Jesudason, a Singaporean family, served as members of Wycliffe Bible Translators among the Daga people from 1985 to 2005. This people group is located in eastern Papua New Guinea in the remote mountains of Milne Bay Province. The Jesudasons lived among them and translated the New Testament into the Daga language.


This 14-minute video shows where they lived, aspects of the culture as well as the vernacular literacy programme, media work, social enterprise and community development projects. It closes with the celebration of the Daga New Testament at the dedication on 18 June 2005.


Fast facts about the Daga:

Population:13,000

Main language: Daga

Religion: Christianity (60%) and Bahai

Old Testament: No

Jesus film: Yes


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