Tilapa is one of the Otomi subgroups. They are defined by their language and history.
Today most of them grow corn, beans and chili peppers, but they also grow coffee as a cash crop. Tilapa Otomi men often work in the cities to supplement their income. Others are blacksmiths and artisans.
Traditionally the Otomi peoples worshipped the moon as the supreme god. Even today they include shamanistic practices, though they are primarily Roman Catholic.
The Tilapa Otomi people need to put Jesus Christ first in their spiritual lives. No other spirit being can stand up to the Lord of lords.
Pray for the Lord to give the Tilapa Otomi people an abundant harvest as a testimony of his power and goodness.
Pray for Tilapa Otomi Christian believers to lead others towards a Christ-oriented spirituality.
Pray for disciples who will make more disciples who will make even more disciples.
Scripture Prayers for the Otomi, Tilapa in Mexico.
|Profile Source: Joshua Project|
|People Name General||Otomi, Tilapa|
|People Name in Country||Otomi, Tilapa|
|Natural Name||Tilapa Otomi|
|Alternate Names||Tilapa Otomi|
|Population this Country||600|
|Population all Countries||600|
|Progress Scale||3 ●|
|Frontier People Group||No|
|Pioneer Workers Needed|
|National Bible Society||Website|
|Persecution Rank||38 (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)|
|Location in Country||México state: Santiago Tilapa, between Mexico City and Toluca. Source: Ethnologue 2016|
|Primary Language||Otomi, Tilapa|
|Language Code||otl Ethnologue Listing|