• PEOPLE NAME: KANJOBAL OF GUATEMALA


PEID: 24729

ROP: 102845

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Maya

Language: Q'anjob'al - (kjb)

Alternate Name(s): Q'anjobal

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Guatemala

Also found in: United States

Population: 250,000

Global Population: 274,000


PEID: 24729

ROP: 102845

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Kanjobal of Guatemala, numbering 250,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Maya people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 274,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Q'anjob'al. The primary religion practiced by the Kanjobal is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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