• PEOPLE NAME: MISKITO OF HONDURAS

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By Jim Palmer

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PEID: 24790

ROP: 106671

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Other Central American Indigenous

Language: Mískito - (miq)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Honduras

Also found in: Nicaragua; United States

Population: 75,500

Global Population: 247,725


PEID: 24790

ROP: 106671

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Miskito of Honduras, numbering 75,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Other Central American Indigenous people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 247,725 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Mískito. The primary religion practiced by the Miskito is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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