PEID: 16480

ROP: 107331

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Amazon

Language: Ninam - (shb)

Alternate Name(s): Ninam, Xiriana, Jauaperi, Xirixana, Yanam, Xirianá, Shiriana Casa, Casapare, Jawaperi, Crichana, Jawari, Shiriana

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Venezuela

Also found in: Brazil

Population: 150

Global Population: 750

PEID: 16480

ROP: 107331

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Yanomami-Ninam of Venezuela, numbering 150, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Amazon people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 750 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Ninam. The primary religion practiced by the Yanomami-Ninam is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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