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|People Name:||Otomi, Temoaya|
|Primary Language:||Otomi, Temoaya|
|Christian Adherents:||93.00 %|
|Online Audio NT:||No|
|Affinity Bloc:||Latin-Caribbean Americans|
The Otomi have been in Mexico even before the Aztecs. They were subsistence farmers who grew corn, beans and chilis. Eventually they were conquered and marginalized by the more powerful Aztecs. They became allies and mercenaries for the Spanish conquistadors which helped them extend their territory for a time. They have a number of subgroups based on language and location. One of these is the Temoaya Otomi.
Today most of them grow corn, beans and chili peppers, but they also grow coffee as a cash crop. Temoaya 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 Temoaya Otomi people need to put Jesus Christ first in their spiritual lives. They have a good Christian presence, but like other peoples, they need a fresh wind of the Holy Spirit.
Pray for the Lord to give the Temoaya Otomi people an abundant harvest as a testimony of his power and goodness.
Pray for Temoaya 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.