Tapshin, Tapshinawa in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Tapshin only in Nigeria

Population

8,250

Christian

12.0%

Evangelical

0.50%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Anonymous


Introduction / History

The Tapshin people are a minority group in Bauchi State. They speak a language called "Sur."


Where are they Located?

They are located in the area of Tafawa Balewa in Bauchi State in Nigeria.


What are Their Lives Like?

The people are known to be very hospitable.


What are Their Beliefs?

Many are Christian. Most are Catholic or Othodox. Most also have African traditional religioous beliefs.


What are Their Needs?

They need a Bible in the Tapshin language and materials which the elderly can read and understand easily.


Prayer Points

* That God would touch them in a special way.
* That the Bible be translated in their language.
* For discipleship that addresses beliefs which are not biblical.



Profile Source: Anonymous

People Name General Tapshin
People Name in Country Tapshin, Tapshinawa
Population in Nigeria 8,250
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Tapshinawa
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Benue
People Name General Tapshin
Ethnic Code NAB56b
Country Nigeria
Continent Africa
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country Bauchi state, Tafawa Balewa LGA; Plateau state, Pankshin LGA

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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Sur (8,300)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Sur 8,300
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Largest Religion Ethnic Religions
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
12%    ( Evangelical  0.50% )
Ethnic Religions
88.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
0.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
25.00%
Protestant
75.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
0.00%
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