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PEID: 42928

ROP: 107982

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: South American Indigenous

Language: Ashéninka Perené - (prq)

Alternate Name(s): Perené

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Peru

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Population: 5,500

Global Population: 5,500

PEID: 42928

ROP: 107982

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Asheninca Perene of Peru, numbering 5,500, are Unengaged and 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 Peru. Their primary language is Ashéninka Perené. The primary religion practiced by the Asheninca Perene is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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