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PEID: 17604

ROP: 110961

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: South American Indigenous

Language: Yaminahua - (yaa)

Alternate Name(s): Yaminawa, Jaminawá, Yuminahua, Yamanawa, Chitonahua, Murunahua, Mastanahua

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Peru

Also found in: Bolivia; Brazil

Population: 600

Global Population: 2,150

PEID: 17604

ROP: 110961

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Yaminahua of Peru, numbering 600, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the South American Indigenous people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,150 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Yaminahua. The primary religion practiced by the Yaminahua is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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