• PEOPLE CLUSTER: INUIT

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 10

Population: 148,300

Unreached people groups: 3

UPG population: 36,300

Unengaged UPGs: 3

UUPG population: 36,300

Number of countries: 4


Affinity Bloc: North American Peoples

Overview: The Inuit, also known as Inuktitut, are a group of culturally similar indigenous peoples inhabiting the Arctic regions of Greenland, Canada, the United States and Russia. Inuit languages are classified under the Eskimo-Aleut family. The term 'Eskimo' is commonly used in the United States, however native communities in Canada and Greenland view 'Eskimo' as derogatory and prefer 'Inuit'. The Inuit people cluster encompasses several ethnic and linguistic varieties of Inuit.

Peoples within this cluster: Inuit Creole; Inuit, Eastern Canadian; Inuit, Western Canadian; Inuktitut, Greenlandic; Inupiat, Northwest Alaska; Inupiatun, North Alaskan; Yupik, Central; Yupik, Central Siberian

Countries where they are found: Canada; Denmark; Greenland; United States


People groups: 10

Population: 148,300

Unreached people groups: 3

UPG population: 36,300

Unengaged UPGs: 3

UUPG population: 36,300

Number of countries: 4