• PEOPLE NAME: AMUESHA OF PERU

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PEID: 17496

ROP: 100307

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: South American Indigenous

Language: Yanesha' - (ame)

Alternate Name(s): Yanesha

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Peru

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Population: 7,500

Global Population: 7,500


PEID: 17496

ROP: 100307

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Amuesha of Peru, numbering 7,500, are No Longer 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 Peru. Their primary language is Yanesha'. The primary religion practiced by the Amuesha is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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