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PEID: 17457

ROP: 100045

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: South American Indigenous

Language: Achuar-Shiwiar - (acu)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Ecuador

Also found in: Peru

Population: 7,300

Global Population: 18,300

PEID: 17457

ROP: 100045

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Achuar Jivaro of Ecuador, numbering 7,300, 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 18,300 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Achuar-Shiwiar. The primary religion practiced by the Achuar Jivaro is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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