• PEOPLE NAME: KAYGIR OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22948

ROP: 104786

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: New Guinea

Language: Kayagar - (kyt)

Alternate Name(s): Kayagar

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 13,500

Global Population: 13,500


PEID: 22948

ROP: 104786

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Kaygir of Indonesia, numbering 13,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the New Guinea people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Kayagar. The primary religion practiced by the Kaygir 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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