• PEOPLE NAME: WARUNA OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA


PEID: 10605

ROP: 110705

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: New Guinea

Language: Waruna - (wrv)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Papua New Guinea

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Population: 1,100

Global Population: 1,100


PEID: 10605

ROP: 110705

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Waruna of Papua New Guinea, numbering 1,100, 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 Papua New Guinea. Their primary language is Waruna. The primary religion practiced by the Waruna 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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