Tadyawan in Philippines

The Tadyawan have only been reported in Philippines
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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Introduction / History

Traditionally Tadyawan wore a g-string, and the women wore a red cloth called papa, which wrapped around her upper body. Their lower bodies were covered by a white cloth they called talapi. Women wore colorful bracelets and necklaces. Today they dress more like the Filipino majority. They are a subtribe of the bigger Mangyan people.


Where Are they Located?

The Tadyawan people live in the Philippines, on the island of Mindoro, just south of Luzon.


What Are Their Lives Like?

This people group grows rice, sweet potatoes, taro, and bananas. They are a poor tribal people.


What Are Their Beliefs?

They worship nature spirits. Only four percent of this people group is Christian in any way. Most likely they are Christian in name only.


What Are Their Needs?

The Tadyawan people need to learn ways to increase their harvests.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Tadyawan in Philippines.

* Ask God to lead faithful workers to disciple the Tadyawan people in the ways of Jesus Christ.
* Pray that a mission agency will begin translating the Bible into the language of this people group.
* Pray that the few Tadyawan followers of Jesus Christ would grow in faith and begin sharing the message of salvation with their countrymen.


References

http://mangyan.org/content/tadyawan
https://www.google.com/search?q=Tadyawan&client=safari&rls=en&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjd6qiEqv_UAhVW4WMKHUeNB0EQsAQIPg&biw=1749&bih=973#imgrc=niIZpMJs9rWyXM:
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/810522/leni-vows-to-look-at-mangyan-needs


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

Additional Info
Global Prayer Digest: 2018-06-10
People Name General Tadyawan
People Name in Country Tadyawan
World Population 3,400
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Balaban, Pula, Tadianan
People ID 15169
ROP3 Code 109684
Country Philippines
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country East central Mindoro Orientale Province, Lake Naujan south.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Philippines
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country East central Mindoro Orientale Province, Lake Naujan south..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Primary Language Tadyawan
Language Code tdy   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
Tagalog
Primary Language Tadyawan
Language Code tdy   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
  Tagalog
People Groups Speaking Tadyawan

Primary Language:  Tadyawan

Bible Translation Status:  Translation Needed

Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 2.00 %)
4.00 %
Ethnic Religions
96.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
10.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
60.0 %
Map Source Mark Stevens  
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more