• PEOPLE NAME: YUKPA OF UNITED STATES

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PEID: 43187

ROP: 111118

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: South American Indigenous

Language: Yukpa - (yup)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: United States

Also found in: Colombia; Venezuela

Population: 800

Global Population: 12,300


PEID: 43187

ROP: 111118

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Yukpa of United States, numbering 800, 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 12,300 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Yukpa. The primary religion practiced by the Yukpa is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Churches founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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