Don Richardson

Missionary To New Guinea
Born 1935

For others named Don Richardson, see Don Richardson Don Richardson (born 1935) is a Canadian Christian missionary, teacher, author and international speaker who worked among the tribal people of Western New Guinea, Indonesia.

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1935 Birth Born in 1935.


1962 27 Years Old In 1962, he and his wife Carol and their seven-month-old baby went to work among the Sawi tribe of what was then Dutch New Guinea in the service of the Regions Beyond Missionary Union. … Read More


1972 37 Years Old …  The world's largest circular building made strictly from un-milled poles was constructed in 1972 as a Christian meeting place by the Sawi. … Read More


1977 42 Years Old In 1977 Don and his wife returned to North America, where he became a "minister-at-large" for his mission (now called World Team). … Read More
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