• PEOPLE NAME: MISKITO OF UNITED STATES

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PEID: 47210

ROP: 106671

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Other Central American Indigenous

Language: Mískito - (miq)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: United States

Also found in: Honduras; Nicaragua

Population: 200

Global Population: 244,200


PEID: 47210

ROP: 106671

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical


Overview: The Miskito of United States, numbering 200, 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 244,200 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Mískito. The primary religion practiced by the Miskito is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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