• PEOPLE NAME: TOLUPANES OF HONDURAS

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By Kayla Grant

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PEID: 25028

ROP: 110142

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: South American Indigenous

Language: Tol - (jic)

Alternate Name(s): Xicaque

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Honduras

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Population: 25,000

Global Population: 25,000


PEID: 25028

ROP: 110142

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Tolupanes of Honduras, numbering 25,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South American Indigenous people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Honduras. Their primary language is Tol. The primary religion practiced by the Tolupanes 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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