The Giay People

In the remote areas of northern Vietnam live the Giay people (pronounced “Zay”). The Giay migrated from China about 200 years ago and are animists, practicing spirit worship. Twice a year the Giay people sacrifice animals in order to appease the spirits of their villages. Mostly farmers, of the over 55,000 Giay people, there are fewer than 10 known believers in Christ.