The Tagbanwa are one of the oldest people groups in the Philippines. The Spaniards ruled them for some time.
The Central Tagbanwa live in the eastern and western coastal region of central Palawan in Aborian, Quezon and other places. They speak the language of Central Tagbanwa which could be going extinct. They also speak Palawano.
The Tagbanwa have their own religion and they believe that the living and the dead communicate with each other. They have four main gods and rituals are performed for them.
The Tagbanwa are monogamous and live in houses made of bamboo and wood. They make baskets, woodcarvings and mats which is their main income. They cultivate rice and mix it with sweet potatoes. They also gather and sell forest products and honey.
The Tagbanwa like music, dancing and drama as well as craft work.
* Scripture Prayers for the Tagbanwa, Central in Philippines.
* Pray that Christians in other Tagbanwa tribes will lead the Central Tagbanwa to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials in a format they like will lead them to Salvation too.
|Profile Source: Anonymous|
|Global Prayer Digest: 2018-06-14|
|People Name General||Tagbanwa, Central|
|People Name in Country||Tagbanwa, Central|
|Natural Name||Central Tagbanwa|
|Population this Country||4,100|
|Population all Countries||4,100|
|Progress Scale||1 ●|
|Frontier People Group||No|
|GSEC||2 (per PeopleGroups.org)|
|Pioneer Workers Needed||1|
|Alternate Names||Binga Tagbanwa; Central Tagbanwa|
|National Bible Society||Website|
|Persecution Rank||Not ranked|
|Location in Country||South China seacoast, northwest Palawan Province, Taytay minicipality, Malipu bay area. Source: Ethnologue 2016|
|Language Code||cyo Ethnologue Listing|
|Language Written||Yes ScriptSource Listing|
Primary Language: Cuyonon
|Bible Translation ▲||Status (Years)|
|Bible-New Testament||Yes (1982)|
|Possible Print Bibles|
|Forum Bible Agencies|
|National Bible Societies|
|World Bible Finder|
|Resource Type ▲||Resource Name|
|Audio Recordings||Audio Bible teaching (GRN)|
|Film / Video||Jesus Film: view in Cuyonon|
|Text / Printed Matter||Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)|
|Primary Religion:||Ethnic Religions|
|Major Religion ▲||Percent|
|Christianity (Evangelical 1.50 %)||
|Other / Small||
|Christian Segments ▲||Percent|