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PEID: 7606

ROP: 100026

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Filipino, Tribal

Language: Tagbanwa - (tbw)

Alternate Name(s): Southern Tagbanwa, Apurahuano, Lamane

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Philippines

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Population: 22,000

Global Population: 22,000

PEID: 7606

ROP: 100026

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Aborlan Tagbanwa of Philippines, numbering 22,000, 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 Tagbanwa. The primary religion practiced by the Aborlan Tagbanwa is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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