Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: South American Indigenous

Language: Northern Emberá - (emp)

Alternate Name(s): Northern Embera, Dódiba, Emperã, Eberã Bed'ea, Eperã Pedea, Atrato, Darién, Dariena, Panama Embera

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Panama

Also found in: Colombia

Population: 26,000

Global Population: 49,500

PEID: 24829

ROP: 107442

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical

Overview: The Northern Embera of Panama, numbering 26,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the South American Indigenous people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 49,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Northern Emberá. The primary religion practiced by the Northern Embera 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