• PEOPLE CLUSTER: OTHER CENTRAL AMERICAN INDIGENOUS

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By Rick McArthur

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 54

Population: 3,753,650

Unreached people groups: 10

UPG population: 464,150

Unengaged UPGs: 3

UUPG population: 18,050

Number of countries: 9


Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

Overview: The Other Central American Indigenous people cluster encompasses indigenous peoples of Central America who are not classified within other people clusters, notably the Zapoteco, Mixteco, Maya, Aztec, Otomi, or Hispanic clusters that account for most Central American peoples.

Peoples within this cluster: Achi, Cubulco; Aguacatec; Black Carib, Garifuna; Bribri; Buglere; Cakchiquel; Chichimeca-Jonaz; Chirripo; Cocopa; Huave, San Francisco del Mar; Huave, San Mateo del Mar; Ixcateco; Ixil, San Juan Cotzal; Kiliwa; Kumiai; Kuna, San Blas; Lenca; Matlatzinca, San Francisco de los Ranchos; Mayo; Miskito; Naso; Paipai; Pame Central; Pame, Northern; Paya; Purepecha; Purepecha, Sierra Occidental; Seri; Sumu; Tepehua, Huehuetla; Tepehua, Pisa Flores; Tepehua, Tlachichilco; Tepehuan, Northern; Tepehuan, Southeastern; Tlapanec, Acatepec; Tlapanec, Azoyu; Totonac, Papantla; Totonac, Sierra; Totonac, Yecuatla; Tzutujil, Eastern; Uspantec

Countries where they are found: Costa Rica; Guadeloupe; Guatemala; Honduras; Mexico; Nicaragua; Panama; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; United States


People groups: 54

Population: 3,753,650

Unreached people groups: 10

UPG population: 464,150

Unengaged UPGs: 3

UUPG population: 18,050

Number of countries: 9