• PEOPLE NAME: CENTRAL PALAWANO OF PHILIPPINES

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By Norm Rice

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PEID: 7656

ROP: 101926

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Affinity Group: SEAP

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Filipino, Tribal

Language: Central Palawano - (plc)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Philippines

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Population: 23,000

Global Population: 23,000


PEID: 7656

ROP: 101926

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Central Palawano of Philippines, numbering 23,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Filipino, Tribal people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Philippines. Their primary language is Central Palawano. The primary religion practiced by the Central Palawano is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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