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PEID: 17523

ROP: 102247

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Guarani

Language: Loreto-Ucayali Spanish - (spq)

Alternate Name(s): Cocama, Kokama

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Peru

Also found in: Brazil; Colombia

Population: 11,500

Global Population: 23,300

PEID: 17523

ROP: 102247

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Kokama of Peru, numbering 11,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Guarani people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 23,300 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Loreto-Ucayali Spanish. The primary religion practiced by the Kokama is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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