PEID: 17101

ROP: 108997

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: South American Indigenous

Language: Portuguese - (por)

Alternate Name(s): Shikiana, Sikiâna, Sikïiyana, Chiquiana, Chikena, Chiquena, Xikujana, Xikiy

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Brazil

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Population: 35

Global Population: 35

PEID: 17101

ROP: 108997

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Sikiana of Brazil, numbering 35, are Unengaged and 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 Brazil. Their primary language is Portuguese. The primary religion practiced by the Sikiana is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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