Below the Surface
Read more about the Dinangat people in the Ethnos magazine article "The Village God Remembered".
The Dinangat people had Christian religious practices along with worship of their ancestors. Did the people need to hear about Jesus? A Dinangat leader, Areke, would tell you that they did need to hear about Jesus -- in their own language. Everything the Dinangats knew had been taught to them 50 years ago in a trade language that only a few Dinangat people spoke with limited understanding.