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PEID: 16424

ROP: 100472

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: South American Indigenous

Language: Dutch - (nld)

Alternate Name(s): Arowak, Lokono

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Suriname

Also found in: French Guiana; Guyana; United States; Venezuela

Population: 3,200

Global Population: 23,050

PEID: 16424

ROP: 100472

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Arawak of Suriname, numbering 3,200, 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 23,050 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Dutch. The primary religion practiced by the Arawak is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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