• PEOPLE CLUSTER: MINAHASA-SANGIR OF SULAWESI

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By Franc Le Blanc

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People groups: 14

Population: 1,745,800

Unreached people groups: 1

UPG population: 9,900

Unengaged UPGs: 1

UUPG population: 9,900

Number of countries: 1


Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

Overview: Sulawesi is the world's eleventh largest island and Indonesia's fourth largest island. Minahasa and Sangir are two families of Malayo-Polynesian languages spoken throughout North Sulawesi. Christianity, Islam, and traditional religion are all practiced among the people groups that comprise the Minahasa-Sangir of Sulawesi people cluster.

Peoples within this cluster: Bantik; Bintauna; Mongondow; Ponasakan; Ratahan; Sangirese; Siau Sanginese; Tagulandang; Talaud; Tombulu Menadonese; Tondanou; Tonsawang; Tonsea; Tontemboa

Countries where they are found: Indonesia


People groups: 14

Population: 1,745,800

Unreached people groups: 1

UPG population: 9,900

Unengaged UPGs: 1

UUPG population: 9,900

Number of countries: 1