Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Other Tibeto-Burmese

Language: Eastern Nisu - (nos)

Alternate Name(s): Luowu

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Chinese Folk Religion

Country: China

Also found in: Laos

Population: 8,900

Global Population: 16,600

PEID: 22145

ROP: 114830

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Alu of China, numbering 8,900, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Other Tibeto-Burmese people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 16,600 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Eastern Nisu. The primary religion practiced by the Alu is Chinese folk religion, a complex mix of beliefs and practices that includes elements of Buddhism, Taoism and ancestor veneration.

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