Tagbanwa, Central in Philippines

Joshua Project has identified the Tagbanwa, Central only in Philippines
Population
3,800
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Tagbanwa are one of the oldest people groups in the Philippines. The Spaniards ruled them for some time.

The Central Tagbanwa live in the eastern and western coastal region of central Palawan in Aborian, Quezon and other places. They speak the language of Central Tagbanwa which could be going extinct. They also speak Palawano.

The Tagbanwa have their own religion and they believe that the living and the dead communicate with each other. They have four main gods and rituals are performed for them.

The Tagbanwa are monogamous and live in houses made of bamboo and wood. They make baskets, woodcarvings and mats which is their main income. They cultivate rice and mix it with sweet potatoes. They also gather and sell forest products and honey.

The Tagbanwa like music, dancing and drama as well as craft work.


Prayer Points

* Pray that Christians in other Tagbanwa tribes will lead the Central Tagbanwa to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials in a format they like will lead them to Salvation too.


References

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/tagbanwa people


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Tagbanwa, Central
People Name in Country Tagbanwa, Central
Population in Philippines 3,800
World Population 3,800
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached Yes
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Binga Tagbanwa, Central Tagbanwa
People ID 11139
ROP3 Code 101937
Country Philippines
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country North Palawan   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Country Philippines
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country North Palawan.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Primary Language: Tagbanwa, Central   People group listing
Language Code: tgt   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Unknown
Total Languages: 3
Secondary Languages:
Cuyonon Tagalog
Primary Language: Tagbanwa, Central   People group listing
Language Code: tgt   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 3
Secondary Languages:
Cuyonon Tagalog
Primary Language: Tagbanwa, Central

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.50 %)
5.00 %
Ethnic Religions
95.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
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
15.0 %
Roman Catholic
85.0 %
Map Source: Mark Stevens  
Profile Source: Anonymous  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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