PEID: 17257

ROP: 108031

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: South American Indigenous

Language: Wichí Lhamtés Güisnay - (mzh)

Alternate Name(s): Mataco, Pilcomayo Mataco

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Paraguay

Also found in: Argentina

Population: 2,900

Global Population: 21,900

PEID: 17257

ROP: 108031

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Wichi of Paraguay, numbering 2,900, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the South American Indigenous people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 21,900 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Wichí Lhamtés Güisnay. The primary religion practiced by the Wichi is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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