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Seagull

Fast Facts:

  • Languages: Seagull*

  • No. of speakers: 25,000

  • Christians: <2%

  • Location: Southeast Asia**

  • Project start date: 2011

  • Estimated completion: 2026


Long-term Goal:

  • Translate the NT and selected OT books into the Seagull language.


Seagull language speakers are found along the coastal areas of a Southeast Asian country. Formerly migrants from another country, their culture and religious beliefs have remained largely unchanged through the centuries.


Christians constitute 1.5% of the Seagull population, while the rest belong to a majority religion. The community has been historically wary of Christianity due to its colonial association. Although house churches have been established among the Seagull people since 2001, they are struggling to survive as there have been many attacks by the enemy, especially on the leaders.


* For security reasons, pseudonyms are used for the language name and names of individuals.

** The exact location is confidential. Prior approval is required for further reproduction or distribution in any form.


 

Project updates:

2024

Jan 2024 - Seagull
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2023

Nov 2023 - Seagull
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Jul 2023 - Seagull
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