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PEID: 16493

ROP: 108685

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Amazon

Language: Sanumá - (xsu)

Alternate Name(s): Tsanuma, Sanema, Sanima, Guaika, Samatari, Samatali, Xamatari, Chirichano

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Venezuela

Also found in: Brazil

Population: 1,300

Global Population: 2,000

PEID: 16493

ROP: 108685

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Sanuma of Venezuela, numbering 1,300, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Amazon people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Sanumá. The primary religion practiced by the Sanuma is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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