• PEOPLE NAME: GARIFUNA OF UNITED STATES

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PEID: 47649

ROP: 101510

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Other Central American Indigenous

Language: Garifuna - (cab)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: United States

Also found in: Guadeloupe; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Population: 69,000

Global Population: 276,200


PEID: 47649

ROP: 101510

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Garifuna of United States, numbering 69,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Other Central American Indigenous people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 276,200 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Garifuna. The primary religion practiced by the Garifuna 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 Church founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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