• PEOPLE NAME: APATANI OF INDIA

Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: South Himalaya

Language: Apatani - (apt)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: India

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Population: 42,000

Global Population: 42,000


PEID: 42047

ROP: 111338

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Apatani of India, numbering 42,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the South Himalaya people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Apatani. The primary religion practiced by the Apatani 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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