• PEOPLE NAME: YAGUA OF PERU

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PEID: 17602

ROP: 110919

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: South American Indigenous

Language: Yagua - (yad)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Peru

Also found in: Colombia

Population: 5,700

Global Population: 6,300


PEID: 17602

ROP: 110919

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Yagua of Peru, numbering 5,700, 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 6,300 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Yagua. The primary religion practiced by the Yagua is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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