Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Tai Dam

Language: Tai Dam - (blt)

Alternate Name(s): Tai Dam

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Vietnam

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

Population: 817,000

Global Population: 896,400

PEID: 11109

ROP: 109709

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity

Overview: The Black Tai of Vietnam, numbering 817,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Tai Dam people cluster within the Southeast Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 896,400 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Tai Dam. The primary religion practiced by the Black Tai is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

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