• PEOPLE NAME: TUWO OF CHINA

Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Other Tibeto-Burmese

Language: Lisu - (lis)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: China

Also found in:

Population: 1,300

Global Population: 1,300


PEID: 7417

ROP: 114340

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Tuwo of China, numbering 1,300, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Other Tibeto-Burmese people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in China. Their primary language is Lisu. The primary religion practiced by the Tuwo 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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