• PEOPLE NAME: AUKAN OF FRENCH GUIANA

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PEID: 16331

ROP: 107179

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Affinity Group: AMP

Affinity Bloc: North American Peoples

People Cluster: Afro-American, Northern

Language: Eastern Maroon Creole - (djk)

Alternate Name(s): Ndjuka, Okanisi

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: French Guiana

Also found in: Guyana; Suriname

Population: 18,500

Global Population: 49,350


PEID: 16331

ROP: 107179

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Aukan of French Guiana, numbering 18,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Afro-American, Northern people cluster within the North American Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 49,350 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Eastern Maroon Creole. The primary religion practiced by the Aukan 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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