Black Lisu in Myanmar (Burma)

The Lisu, Black have only been reported in Myanmar (Burma)
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The Lisu

Source:  Asia Harvest      Download

Additional Info
Global Prayer Digest: 2009-06-03
People Name General Lisu, Black
People Name in Country Lisu, Black
Pronunciation Lee-soo
Natural Name Black Lisu
World Population 5,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Eastern Lisu; Lipo
People ID 13072
ROP3 Code 105794
Country Myanmar (Burma)
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 19  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Kachin State: Putao township toward Assam border, also Myitkyina; Mandalay region: Mogota township; Sagaing region: Katha and Tygyaing townships; Shan State: Lashio and Loilen townships.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Myanmar (Burma)
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 19  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Kachin State: Putao township toward Assam border, also Myitkyina; Mandalay region: Mogota township; Sagaing region: Katha and Tygyaing townships; Shan State: Lashio and Loilen townships..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Lisu (5,000 speakers)
Language Code lis   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Lisu (5,000 speakers)
Language Code lis   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Lisu

Primary Language:  Lisu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1921-1950)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1938-2009)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1968-1990)
Bible-NT Audio Online
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Lisu
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 40.00 %)
55.00 %
Ethnic Religions
45.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
8.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
90.0 %
Roman Catholic
2.0 %
Photo Source John Mechey 
Video Source Asia Harvest
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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