Mixteco, San Juan Mixtepec in Mexico

The Mixteco, San Juan Mixtepec, Juxtlahuaca have only been reported in Mexico
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Introduction / History

The people who now form the community of Mixtepec migrated into the region during the 15th century from surrounding areas.


Where Are they Located?

Mixtepec is located in the south of Mexico in the state of Oaxaca in the mountainious region of the Sierra Madre del Sur.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The people live in small village communities. They grow corn and vegetables and some have a few cows, sheep, goats, pigs, turkeys or chicken.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The predominant religion is Roman Catholic, but for centuries the people have mixed it with the pre-Columbianic beliefs in the gods of rain, the earth, the rivers and other spiritual beings.


What Are Their Needs?

Their biggest need is for spiritual liberation from the oppression of the forces of darkness which cause much fear, envy and effectively block the way to find salvation in the Lord himself.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Mixteco, San Juan Mixtepec in Mexico.

* Pray for spiritual growth for the few Christians, so they can be shining lights and effective testimonies to their relatives and neighbors.
* Thank God for the freedom they have to express their faith and pray that it might continue to be this way.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Mixteco, San Juan Mixtepec, Juxtlahuaca
People Name in Country Mixteco, San Juan Mixtepec
Pronunciation meeks-TEH-koh, sahn hwahn meeks-teh-PEK hooks-lah-WAH-kah
World Population 11,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Juxtlahuaca; Mixtec, East Juxtlahuaca
People ID 13747
ROP3 Code 106682
Country Mexico
Region America, Latin
Continent North America
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 39  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Oaxaca state: San Juan Mixtepec, Tlaxiaco (district head); Baja California state: San Quintín valley.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Mexico
Region America, Latin
Continent North America
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 39  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Oaxaca state: San Juan Mixtepec, Tlaxiaco (district head); Baja California state: San Quintín valley..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Mixtec, Mixtepec (11,000 speakers)
Language Code mix   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Mixtec, Mixtepec (11,000 speakers)
Language Code mix   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Mixtec, Mixtepec

Primary Language:  Mixtec, Mixtepec

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1974–2014)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
Bible-NT Audio Online
Possible Print Bibles
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Film / Video Luke Video
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Independent
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.70 %)
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
50.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
10.0 %
Roman Catholic
40.0 %
Photo Source Anonymous 
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