Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples
The Himalayan mountain system is the world's highest range and provides a formidable land barrier between China and South Asia. The South Himalaya people cluster encompasses a variety of Tibeto-Burmese people groups that are diverse in ethnicity, language and religion. The unifying characteristic shared by these peoples is their physical location on the southern slopes of the Himalayas in Nepal, Bhutan, and India.
Peoples within this cluster:
Baram; Chhulung; Dhunia; Dokhpa; Gamal Kham; Jerung; Kaike; Kham-Magar; Koi; Lhotshampa; Limbu; Lumba-Yakkha; Magar, Khamkura; Magar, Western; Manang; Nar Phu; Nisi Kham; Nuniya; Nurang; Panchthar; Puma; Rai, Chamlinge; Rai, Kalinge; Rai, Kirati; Rai, Kulunge; Rai, Newange; Saam Rai; Sheshi Kham; Sudhi; Sunwar; Tamachhange Rai; Tamang, Southwestern; Tamang, Western; Thudam Bhotia; Tilung; Yehlimo
Countries where they are found:
Bhutan; Canada; India; Nepal; United States
Unreached people groups:
Number of countries: