• PEOPLE NAME: DOLGANS OF RUSSIA


PEID: 48832

ROP: 102675

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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: Ethnic Religions - Shamanism

Country: Russia

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Population: 8,000

Global Population: 8,000


PEID: 48832

ROP: 102675

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Dolgans of Russia, numbering 8,000, are Unengaged and 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 Dolgans is shamanism, a practice that involves reaching an altered state of consciousness in order to interact with the spirit world.


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