Sangil in Philippines

Joshua Project has identified the Sangil only in Philippines
Population
9,200
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

Sangil descended from Sangihe, an archipelago in Eastern Indonesia, from where they hailed. The tribe was already Muslim long before they came to the Philippines and, ahead of the introduction of Islam to Mindanao. Sangil, an Austronesian language, appears to have an affinity to Sama, with regards to the pronunciation of words, manner of speaking and vocabulary.


Where Are they Located?

Concentrations of Sangil inhabit the islands of Balut and Sarangani, as well as parts of the coastal region of South Cotabato and Davao del Sur Provinces.


What Are Their Lives Like?

Primary subsistence of the Sangil revolve around fishing and lowland, intensive agriculture and horticulture. Boat-building is also a prime activity, such as vintas and pump boats. Traditionally, local village groups were comprised of exogamous matrilineages; (normal) Filipino bilateral relationships developed later.



Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Sangil
People Name in Country Sangil
Population in Philippines 9,200
World Population 9,200
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1.2
Least-Reached Yes
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Sanggil
People ID 14724
Country Philippines
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Balut Island, Sarangani Island, Mindanao.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Country Philippines
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Balut Island, Sarangani Island, Mindanao.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map


Primary Language: Sangil (9,200 speakers)
Language Code: snl   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Sangil (9,200 speakers)
Language Code: snl   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Secondary Languages:
For Primary Language: Sangil

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1981-2007)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
 
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Sangil
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.10 %)
2.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
98.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
100.0 %
Photo Source: The Commission Online  
Profile Source: Anonymous  
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