Affinity Group: SEAP

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Tai Dam

Language: Tai Dam - (blt)

Alternate Name(s): Tai Dam

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Thailand

Also found in: China; France; United States; Vietnam

Population: 25,000

Global Population: 895,400

PEID: 10830

ROP: 109709

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical

Overview: The Black Tai of Thailand, numbering 25,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Tai Dam people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 895,400 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Tai Dam. The primary religion practiced by the Black Tai is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

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