• PEOPLE NAME: POCOMCHI OF GUATEMALA

By Jeff Thomas

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PEID: 24734

ROP: 110800

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Maya

Language: Poqomchi' - (poh)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Guatemala

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Population: 200,000

Global Population: 200,000


PEID: 24734

ROP: 110800

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Pocomchi of Guatemala, numbering 200,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Maya people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Guatemala. Their primary language is Poqomchi'. The primary religion practiced by the Pocomchi is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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