Negrito, Mamanwa in Philippines

Joshua Project has identified the Negrito, Mamanwa only in Philippines
Population
8,700
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Mamanwa people group live in the Philippines in several places such as Agusan del Norte. They speak an Austronesian language and are also known as Mamanwa Negritos. The oldest males who are most well thought of are their leaders and they judge in community matters. The Mamanwa have great respect for elders. Leaders are prevented from conferring leadership to nearest relatives.

Traditional hunting is disappearing but they have kept their other customs and traditions. They have work and support agreements with other groups they are allied to. Heavy industry has caused them to go to less well-off regions of the country. It has been said that the Mamanwa are descended from the original inhabitants of the Philippines.

The Mamanwa eat wild fruit, nuts, honey and python meat. The Mamanwa make baskets and hammocks. They have a nomadic lifestyle which could be an obstacle to the gospel. They believe in spirits with Magbabaya as the main god.


Prayer Points

* Pray that Philippine Christians will give the Mamanwa the gospel message.
* The Mamanwa like what is good, pray that this will lead them to Jesus Christ and that this will cause them to give their lives to Him.
* Pray that the elders among them will come to Jesus Christ and that will lead others among the Mamanwa to Salvation also.


References

ethnicgroupsphilippines.com/peoples/ethnic groups in the philippines/mamanwa


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

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Global Prayer Digest: 2016-06-07
People Name General Negrito, Mamanwa
People Name in Country Negrito, Mamanwa
Population in Philippines 8,700
World Population 8,700
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached Yes
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Mamanwa, Mamanwa Negrito
People ID 13464
ROP3 Code 106193
Country Philippines
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country East Mindanao, Lake Mainit area, Agusan del Norte and Surigao del Norte provinces.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Philippines
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country East Mindanao, Lake Mainit area, Agusan del Norte and Surigao del Norte provinces..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Primary Language: Mamanwa   People group listing
Language Code: mmn   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 2
Secondary Languages:
Cebuano
Primary Language: Mamanwa   People group listing
Language Code: mmn   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 2
Secondary Languages:
Cebuano
Primary Language: Mamanwa

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1966-1967)
New Testament Yes   (1982)
Complete Bible No
 
Possible Print Bibles
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Ya mga panaba na Diyos
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.30 %)
2.00 %
Ethnic Religions
98.00 %
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
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
100.0 %
Photo Source: Roger Tompkins  
Map Source: Mark Stevens  
Profile Source: Anonymous  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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