• PEOPLE NAME: ACHUAR JIVARO OF PERU

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By Gina De Leon

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PEID: 17490

ROP: 100045

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: South American Indigenous

Language: Achuar-Shiwiar - (acu)

Alternate Name(s): Achuar-Shiwiar

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Peru

Also found in: Ecuador

Population: 11,000

Global Population: 19,700


PEID: 17490

ROP: 100045

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Achuar Jivaro of Peru, numbering 11,000, 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 19,700 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Achuar-Shiwiar. The primary religion practiced by the Achuar Jivaro is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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