• PEOPLE NAME: BORA OF PERU

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PEID: 17505

ROP: 101612

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Amazon

Language: Bora - (boa)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Peru

Also found in: Brazil; Colombia

Population: 750

Global Population: 2,800


PEID: 17505

ROP: 101612

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Bora of Peru, numbering 750, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Amazon people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,800 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Bora. The primary religion practiced by the Bora is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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