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PEID: 16296

ROP: 111118

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: South American Indigenous

Language: Yukpa - (yup)

Alternate Name(s): Yuco-Yukpa; Carib Motilon; Northern Motilon; Coyaima

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Colombia

Also found in: United States; Venezuela

Population: 4,100

Global Population: 14,200

PEID: 16296

ROP: 111118

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Yukpa of Colombia, numbering 4,100, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the South American Indigenous people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 14,200 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Yukpa. The primary religion practiced by the Yukpa is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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