• PEOPLE NAME: MAMANWA NEGRITO OF PHILIPPINES

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PEID: 7728

ROP: 106193

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Filipino, Tribal

Language: Mamanwa - (mmn)

Alternate Name(s): Mamanwa

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Philippines

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Population: 5,600

Global Population: 5,600


PEID: 7728

ROP: 106193

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Mamanwa Negrito of Philippines, numbering 5,600, 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 Mamanwa. The primary religion practiced by the Mamanwa Negrito is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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