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Mixteco, San Juan Mixtepec in Mexico

Mixteco, San Juan Mixtepec

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
11,000 Mixtec, Mixtepec Christianity 96.00 % 1.70 % No   

Mixteco, San Juan Mixtepec in Mexico

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Introduction / History
The people who now form the community of Mixtepec migrated into the region during the 15th century from surrounding areas.

Where are they located?
Mixtepec is located in the south of Mexico in the state of Oaxaca in the mountainious region of the Sierra Madre del Sur.

What are their lives like?
The people live in small village communities. They grow corn and vegetables and some have a few cows, sheep, goats, pigs, turkeys or chicken.

What are their beliefs?
The predominant religion is Roman Catholic, but for centuries the people have mixed it with the pre-Columbianic beliefs in the gods of rain, the earth, the rivers and other spiritual beings.

What are their needs?
Their biggest need is for spiritual liberation from the oppression of the forces of darkness which cause much fear, envy and effectively block the way to find salvation in the Lord himself.

Prayer Points
* Pray for spiritual growth for the few Christians, so they can be shining lights and effective testimonies to their relatives and neighbors.
* Thank God for the freedom they have to express their faith and pray that it might continue to be this way.
* Pray for completion of Bible translation in this people group's primary language.
* Pray for the availability of the Jesus Film in the primary language of this people.

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Country: Mexico
Continent: North America
Region: America, Latin
Persecution Rank:39 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: No
Total Provinces on file:1
Location in Country:Oaxaca state: San Juan Mixtepec, Tlaxiaco (district head); Baja California state: San Quintín valley.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Mixteco, San Juan Mixtepec
People Name General: Mixteco, San Juan Mixtepec, Juxtlahuaca
Alternate People Names:
JuxtlahuacaMixtec, East Juxtlahuaca
ROP3 Code: 106682
Joshua Project People ID: 13747
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 11,000
Population all Countries: 11,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster: Mixteco
People Name General: Mixteco, San Juan Mixtepec, Juxtlahuaca
Ethnic Code: MIR37c
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Language
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Primary Language: Mixtec, Mixtepec (11,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): mix    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Independent
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity96.00 %(Evangelical: 1.70 %)
Ethnic Religions2.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious2.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent50.00 %
Protestant10.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic40.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a larger relative representation among all who claim to be Christians.
Least-Reached: No
COMIMEX Morelia Scale:Level 4   Church in birth
GSEC Status:Level 5   Greater than or equal to 5% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1974–2014
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Film / Video
 
 
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Mixteco, San Juan Mixtepec in Mexico

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