• PEOPLE NAME: FINUNGWAN OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA


PEID: 9900

ROP: 103027

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: New Guinea

Language: Finongan - (fag)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Papua New Guinea

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Population: 1,100

Global Population: 1,100


PEID: 9900

ROP: 103027

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Finungwan of Papua New Guinea, numbering 1,100, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the New Guinea people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Papua New Guinea. Their primary language is Finongan. The primary religion practiced by the Finungwan is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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