Manobo, Umayamnon in Philippines

Joshua Project has identified the Manobo, Umayamnon only in Philippines

Population

6,650

Christian

3.0%

Evangelical

0.50%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Anonymous


Introduction / History

This ethnic group has been in existence as far back as memory can recall. In relatively modern time, what we can remember is that, the leader and hero of this tribe is Datu Manhurayan, whose great great grandson is Datu Sangku-an, Teodoro Lipuhan Perino.


Where are they Located?

Within the headwaters of Pulangi River in Bukidnon Province and Umayam River in Agusan del Sur.


What are Their Lives Like?

They live very ordinary lives, mostly dependent on below-subsistence level upland farming, fishing from the river, and gathering of non-timber natural resources.


What are Their Beliefs?

Some are still practicing the traditional customs and beliefs. They believe in the existence of the Almighty Super Natural being who created everything and controls everything. Some have been made Christians through American and Filipino missionaries.


What are Their Needs?

Their existence and survival are being threatened in their ancestral domain by the migrants and some other sub-tribes of Bukidnon and Agusan del Sur. Besides, they need appropriate livelihood projects for daily needs. They live far below the poverty line.


Prayer Points

Pray for protection in their Ancestral Domain from the oppressive mayor of Cabanglasan Municipality and non-supportive governor of Bukidnon province.



Profile Source: Anonymous

People Name General Manobo, Umayamnon
People Name in Country Manobo, Umayamnon
Population in Philippines 6,650
Progress Scale 1.2
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged or Unknown Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Malay Peoples
People Cluster Filipino, Tribal
People Name General Manobo, Umayamnon
Ethnic Code MSY44x
Country Philippines
Continent Asia
Region Southeast Asia
10/40 Window No
Location in Country Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Surigao del Sur, Mindanao
People Group Map Manobo, Umayamnon in Philippines PDF Version



Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Manobo, Agusan: Umayam (6,600)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Manobo, Agusan: Umayam 6,600
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Largest Religion Ethnic Religions
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
3.0%    ( Evangelical  0.50% )
Ethnic Religions
97.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
0.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
0.00%
Protestant
0.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
100.00%
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Map Source: Bryan Nicholson / cartoMission
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