• PEOPLE NAME: KURIMA OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22965

ROP: 114385

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: New Guinea

Language: Lower Grand Valley Dani - (dni)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 7,800

Global Population: 7,800


PEID: 22965

ROP: 114385

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Kurima of Indonesia, numbering 7,800, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the New Guinea people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Lower Grand Valley Dani. The primary religion practiced by the Kurima is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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