PEID: 17012

ROP: 106404

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Amazon

Language: Kuikúro-Kalapálo - (kui)

Alternate Name(s): Matipuhy-Nahukua, Nahukwá, Matipuhy

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Brazil

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Population: 275

Global Population: 275

PEID: 17012

ROP: 106404

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Matipu of Brazil, numbering 275, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Amazon people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Brazil. Their primary language is Kuikúro-Kalapálo. The primary religion practiced by the Matipu is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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Gospel Recordings: Available

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