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PEID: 17515

ROP: 101893

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Amazon

Language: Cashinahua - (cbs)

Alternate Name(s): Juni-kuin, Junikuin, Cashinahuá, Kaxinawá, Kaxinauá, Kaxynawa, Caxinawá, Huni-Kuin, Cashinauá, Caxinauá, Kachinawá

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Peru

Also found in: Brazil

Population: 1,600

Global Population: 8,800

PEID: 17515

ROP: 101893

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Junikuin of Peru, numbering 1,600, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Amazon people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 8,800 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Cashinahua. The primary religion practiced by the Junikuin is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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Gospel Recordings: Available

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