The people have a lack of water so during the dry season there is a lot of sickness because of the contaminated dust in the air. A common sickness is typhoid fever. There is a special berry called the Mexican Olive it is chewy and is a specialty to them roasted or boiled with tortillas and garlic salsa. They also grow Pinion pine seeds. We asked an old Christian grandma how many grand children she has after adding them up in groups she had 72 grandchildren and I can't remember how many great grandchildren. Sadly not many are believers.
The high desert central plains of Mexico just south of Mexico City.
The background of most is Roman Catholic. There are a lot of Jehovah Wittnesses and Luz del Mundo. Both of which are sects that have a lot of influence in the community. The evangelical Church meets on New testament principals only in the name of Jesus Christ. There was a split recently between the two leading families and they started another church.
Better hygiene and learning how to forgive one another. Bible teaching on godly music because that is one of the controversies in the church.
* The New Testament was translated by SIL in the 1980s but needs a revision which is in process right now.
* That God would raise up a godly generation and that they would show their faith by their works with love.
|Profile Source: Anonymous|
|People Name General||Popoloca, San Marcos Tlalcoyalco|
|People Name in Country||Popoloca, San Marcos Tlalcoyalco|
|Population in Mexico||11,000|
|Progress Scale||2 ●|
|GSEC||4 (per PeopleGroups.org)|
|Alternate Names||Northern Popoloca, Popoloca, Del Norte, Popoloca, Northern|
|Region||Central and South America|
|Persecution Rank||40 (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)|
|Location in Country||Puebla. Source: COMIMEX, 2004|
|Primary Language:||Popoloca, San Marcos Tlalcoyalco People group listing|
|Language Code:||pls Ethnologue Listing|
|Written:||Yes ScriptSource Listing|
|Primary Language:||Popoloca, San Marcos Tlalcoyalco|
|Bible Translation ▲||Status (Years)|
|Bible Portions||Yes (1976)|
|New Testament||Yes (1983)|
|Possible Print Bibles|
|Forum of Bible Agencies|
|World Bible Finder|
|Resource Type ▲||Resource Name|
|Audio Recordings||Audio Bible teaching (GRN)|
|Audio Recordings||Online New Testament (FCBH)|
|Film / Video||Luke Video|
|Text / Printed Matter||Bible: Tti jian joajné Jesucristo|
|Text / Printed Matter||Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)|
|Religion Subdivision:||Roman Catholic|
|Major Religion ▲||Percent|
|Christianity (Evangelical 0.70 %)||
|Other / Small||
|Christian Segments ▲||Percent|