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PEID: 16510

ROP: 111102

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: South American Indigenous

Language: Yuwana - (yau)

Alternate Name(s): Jodi, Yoana, Yuana, Waruwaru, Chicano, Chikano, Joti, Jodi, Hoti

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Venezuela

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Population: 1,500

Global Population: 1,500

PEID: 16510

ROP: 111102

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Yuana of Venezuela, numbering 1,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the South American Indigenous people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Venezuela. Their primary language is Yuwana. The primary religion practiced by the Yuana is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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