Tai Sam is one of the Tai ethnic groups living in Laos, Vietnam, Thailand and China. Their language is one of the Tai-Kedai languages. They are often called the Tai Dam or Black Tai; the latter is because of their black clothing.
The Tai Sam are noted for their excellent weaving skills and beautiful clothes, which are usually black.
Their music includes the use of drums and bamboo instruments.
The Tai Sam people have their own ethnic religious system.
Over the years the Tai Sam have faced political strife and displacement. They struggle to maintain their traditional ways.
Pray for loving gospel workers to catch a vision for reaching the Tai Sam people for Jesus and that in God's sovereign timing the hearts of these people would be open and ready to follow him.
Pray for Jesus movements to bless extended families so the gospel will spread rapidly.
Pray for the spiritual lives of the Tai Sam people to become fruitful so others will be drawn to Jesus Christ.
Scripture Prayers for the Tai Sam in Laos.
|Profile Source: Joshua Project|
|People Name General||Tai Sam|
|People Name in Country||Tai Sam|
|Population this Country||400|
|Population all Countries||400|
|Progress Scale||1 ●|
|Frontier People Group||Yes|
|GSEC||1 (per PeopleGroups.org)|
|Pioneer Workers Needed||1|
|ROP25 Name||Tai Sam|
|Persecution Rank||31 (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)|