Introduction / History
The Palawanos have been on Palawan since long before the Spanish or Moros came to the archipelago. They even have stories of the Sri Vijayan pirates of the 1,400's.
Where are they Located?
Southern Palawan island, Philippines
What are Their Lives Like?
They are poor, subsistence farmers of upland rice. Most areas do not have government schools. They face encroachment by settlers, loggers and mining companies.
What are Their Beliefs?
Animist. But a number have become evangelical Christians in the last 35 years.
* Wisdom for translation and church planting teams.
* Soon completion of the NT translation (now in progress).
* Strength, wisdom, protection for the church leaders as they shepherd local congregations and conduct outreaches.
|Profile Source: Bill Davis|