Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: South American Indigenous

Language: Nhengatu - (yrl)

Alternate Name(s): Warekena, Urequema, Warekéna, Uerequema, Werikena, Arequena, Guarequena, Uarequena, Werekena

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Brazil

Also found in: Venezuela

Population: 900

Global Population: 1,375

PEID: 16857

ROP: 103507

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical

Overview: The Warekena of Brazil, numbering 900, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the South American Indigenous people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,375 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Nhengatu. The primary religion practiced by the Warekena is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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