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PEID: 46614

ROP: 115482

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Filipino, Tribal

Language: Matigsalug Manobo - (mbt)

Alternate Name(s): Tigwa

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Philippines

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Population: 59,500

Global Population: 59,500

PEID: 46614

ROP: 115482

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical

Overview: The Tigwahanon Manobo of Philippines, numbering 59,500, 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 Matigsalug Manobo. The primary religion practiced by the Tigwahanon Manobo is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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