Tlapaneco, Tlacoapa in Mexico

Joshua Project has identified the Tlapaneco, Tlacoapa only in Mexico

Population

8,970

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Introduction / History

The translation program was begun in Me'phaa of Tlacoapa in 1938 by Herman Aschmann and H. V. Lemley. Later 'Lem' and Millie Lemley continued the program after resigning from his agency. In 1975, the New Testament was published, but several factors made the book unusable to native speakers.

Current ministry in the area is conducted by Iglesias Cristianas Tlapanecas (ICT), with support from Tlapanec Indian Ministries of Memphis, Tennessee.


What are Their Beliefs?

The people are steeped in superstition and have a very hard time getting over these problems. They have not had extreme objection to the gospel such as many groups in Mexico have had, but their old animistic practices continue in their lives even for those who have accepted Christianity.



Profile Source:   Anonymous  

Expanded PDF Profile

People Name General Tlapaneco, Tlacoapa
People Name in Country Tlapaneco, Tlacoapa
Population in Mexico 8,970
World Population 9,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Country Mexico
Region Central and South America
Continent North America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country East Guerrero, Tlacoapa, southwest of Tlapa de Comonfort, Tlacoapa Municipio: Tlacoapa, Sabana, Tlacotepec, Laguna Seca, Tenamazapa, Totomixtlahuaca
People Group Map Tlapaneco, Tlacoapa in Mexico PDF Version



Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Me'phaa, Tlacoapa (9,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Me'phaa, Tlacoapa 9,000
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1953-1977)
New Testament Yes   (1975)
Complete Bible No
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.00 %)
96.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
2.00 %
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: Global Force Mexico  
Map Source: Anonymous  
Profile Source: Anonymous  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
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