In 1972, Colin Turnbull published a book about the Ik titled The Mountain People. At one point Turnbull said, "They were beyond saving as a society." But when the survey team visited the Ik they did not encounter a people like Turnbull described. They found a very friendly, yet desperate group of people who freely welcomed them.
There is growing interest within Uganda to reach the Ik people, though most Ugandans have never heard of them. Pray that God would make the needs of the Ik known to the world, and that they would desire to reach out to the Ik with the fullness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
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Feb 2, 2007
The Ik people are lifting their eyes to the Lord for help. Where will it come from? Several missionary organizations are working together to reach this remote, oppressed, and very poor people in the northeastern corner of Uganda. Read more...