• PEOPLE NAME: NENTSY OF RUSSIA

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PEID: 963

ROP: 111128

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Affinity Group: European Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

People Cluster: Finno-Ugric

Language: Nenets - (yrk)

Alternate Name(s): Nenets

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Shamanism

Country: Russia

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Population: 44,500

Global Population: 44,500


PEID: 963

ROP: 111128

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Nentsy of Russia, numbering 44,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Finno-Ugric people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Russia. Their primary language is Nenets. The primary religion practiced by the Nentsy is shamanism, a practice that involves reaching an altered state of consciousness in order to interact with the spirit world.


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