• PEOPLE NAME: CHUKCHI OF RUSSIA

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PEID: 43097

ROP: 102211

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Affinity Group: European Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Ural-Siberian

Language: Russian - (rus)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Shamanism

Country: Russia

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Population: 16,000

Global Population: 16,000


PEID: 43097

ROP: 102211

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Chukchi of Russia, numbering 16,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Ural-Siberian people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Russia. Their primary language is Russian. The primary religion practiced by the Chukchi is shamanism, a practice that involves reaching an altered state of consciousness in order to interact with the spirit world.


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