• PEOPLE NAME: AETA NEGRITO OF PHILIPPINES


PEID: 7609

ROP: 100085

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Filipino, Tribal

Language: Botolan Sambal - (sbl)

Alternate Name(s): Botolan Sambal

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Philippines

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Population: 52,500

Global Population: 52,500


PEID: 7609

ROP: 100085

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Aeta Negrito of Philippines, numbering 52,500, 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 Botolan Sambal. The primary religion practiced by the Aeta Negrito 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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