• PEOPLE CLUSTER: MIXE

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 10

Population: 259,000

Unreached people groups: 2

UPG population: 30,500

Unengaged UPGs: 0

UUPG population: 0

Number of countries: 1


Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

Overview: The Mixe are an indigenous group inhabiting the eastern highlands of the Mexican state of Oaxaca. They speak a variety of languages classified as Mixe-Zoque and are more culturally conservative than other indigenous groups in the region, maintaining use of their original languages to this day. Mixe religion is largely a blend of Roman Catholicism with traditional religious practices.

Peoples within this cluster: Mixe, Coatlan; Mixe, Isthmus; Mixe, Juquila; Mixe, Mazatlan; Mixe, North Central; Mixe, Quetzaltepec; Mixe, Tlahuitoltepec; Mixe, Totontepec, Oaxaca; Zoque, Francisco Leon; Zoque, Rayon

Countries where they are found: Mexico


People groups: 10

Population: 259,000

Unreached people groups: 2

UPG population: 30,500

Unengaged UPGs: 0

UUPG population: 0

Number of countries: 1