Totonaca, Xicotepec de Juarez in Mexico

Totonaca, Xicotepec de Juarez
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People Name: Totonaca, Xicotepec de Juarez
Country: Mexico
10/40 Window: No
Population: 18,000
World Population: 18,000
Primary Language: Totonac, Xicotepec de Juarez
Primary Religion: Christianity
Christian Adherents: 95.00 %
Evangelicals: 2.00 %
Scripture: New Testament
Online Audio NT: Yes
Jesus Film: No
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: Central American Indigenous, other
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
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Introduction / History

The various Totonaca tribes live in Veracruz, Puebla, and Hidalgo states of Mexico. Their ancestors had a high culture. One of their subgroups is the Xicotepec de Juarez Totonaca.

What Are Their Lives Like?

The Xicotepec de Juarez Totonaca live like most indigenous peoples of Mexico. They plant and harvest corn and beans. Others have adopted Mexican cultural and social practices.

What Are Their Beliefs?

Though they are Roman Catholic, the Xicotepec de Juarez Totonaca retain some ancient religious traditions. For example, before planting corn they mix the seeds with soil and the blood of a sacrificed chicken.

What Are Their Needs?

The Xicotepec de Juarez Totonaca need to put all their faith in Jesus Christ, not in any religious institution.

Prayer Points

Pray for the Lord to bless the Xicotepec de Juarez Totonaca people economically and spiritually as a testimony of his love and power.

Pray for Xicotepec de Juarez Totonaca disciples to make more disciples.

Pray for a spiritual hunger for spiritual truth that will lead them to the risen savior.

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