Affinity Group: American Peoples
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster: Maya
Language: Kekchí - (kek)
Alternate Name(s): Kekchí, K'ekchi'
Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion
Also found in: Belize
Global Population: 1,554,000
Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached
Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical
Overview: The Kekchi of Guatemala, numbering 1,535,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Maya people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,554,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Kekchí. The primary religion practiced by the Kekchi is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.
Bible Translations: Available
Jesus Film: Available
Gospel Recordings: Available
Radio Broadcast: Not Available