• PEOPLE NAME: WEST INDIAN CREOLES OF NICARAGUA

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PEID: 39265

ROP: 102537

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: South American Indigenous

Language: Nicaragua Creole English - (bzk)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Nicaragua

Also found in: Canada; United States

Population: 43,000

Global Population: 651,000


PEID: 39265

ROP: 102537

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The West Indian Creoles of Nicaragua, numbering 43,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the South American Indigenous people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 651,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Nicaragua Creole English. The primary religion practiced by the West Indian Creoles 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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