• PEOPLE CLUSTER: KUKI-CHIN-NAGA

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People groups: 86

Population: 6,421,350

Unreached people groups: 13

UPG population: 2,176,750

Unengaged UPGs: 6

UUPG population: 297,350

Number of countries: 3


Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

Overview: The Kuki-Chin-Naga people cluster encompasses a geographic cluster of Tibeto-Burman languages and ethnically related peoples. The Kuki people are an ethnic group spread throughout northeastern India, northwest Myanmar, and the Chittagong Hill Tracts in Bangladesh. The Chin people are one of the large ethnic minorities in the Chin State of western Myanmar, also found in northeastern India. The Naga people are a conglomeration of several tribes in Nagaland, a state in north-eastern India, as well as in north-western Myanmar.

Peoples within this cluster: Aimol; Anal; Angami; Anu; Asho Chin; Bawm Chin; Bujur; Chakhesang; Chang; Chin, Falam; Chin, Senthang; Chindwin Chin; Chiru; Daai Chin; Gangte; Haka Chin; Halam; Hmar; Hrangkhol; Illemei; Kabui; Kahha; Khumi Awa Chin; Khumi Chin; Koirao; Koireng; Kom; Konyak; Kuki Chin; Kuki, Taraor; Lamgang; Loi; Lotha; Manipuri; Mara Chin; Maring; Mon; Mru; Mun Chin; Naga; Naga, Kacha; Naga, Khiamniungan; Naga, Konyak; Naga, Pochury; Naga, Tangkhul; Naga, Tangsa; Ngawn Chin; Nocte; Paite, Christian; Pangal; Pawi; Pyen; Rengma; Sangtam; Sema; Shendu; Siyin Chin; Tangchangya; Tawr Chin; Thado; Thanga; Thoubalkonou; Tiddim Chin; Vaiphei; Wancho; Welaung; Yimchungra; Zanniat Chin; Zeliang; Zome; Zotung Chin; Zou

Countries where they are found: Bangladesh; India; Myanmar


People groups: 86

Population: 6,421,350

Unreached people groups: 13

UPG population: 2,176,750

Unengaged UPGs: 6

UUPG population: 297,350

Number of countries: 3