Lisu, Black in Myanmar (Burma)

Joshua Project has identified the Lisu, Black only in Myanmar (Burma)





Largest Religion

Main Language


The Lisu

Source:  Asia Harvest      Download

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Global Prayer Digest: 2009-06-03
People Name General Lisu, Black (Lee-soo)
People Name in Country Lisu, Black
Population in Myanmar (Burma) 5,100
World Population 5,100
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Eastern Lisu, Lipo
Affinity Bloc Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster Lisu
People Name General Lisu, Black (Lee-soo)
Ethnic Code MSY50l
People ID 13072
Country Myanmar (Burma)
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 25  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Shan State, Lashio and Liolem areas; Wa state; Kachin state, Myitkyina and Bhamo, Putao area toward Assam border.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Lisu (5,100)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Lisu 5,100
For Primary Language: Lisu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1921-1950)
New Testament Yes   (1938-2009)
Complete Bible Yes   (1968-1986)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
God's Story Video Film / Video
Jesus Film: view in Lisu Film / Video
My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime) Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 40.00 %)
50.00 %
Ethnic Religions
50.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
8.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
90.0 %
Roman Catholic
2.0 %
Photo Source: John Mechey  
Video Source: Asia Harvest
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