PEID: 16226

ROP: 101888

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: South American Indigenous

Language: Spanish - (spa)

Alternate Name(s): Karijona, Carihona, Omagua, Umawa, Hianacoto-Umaua

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Colombia

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Population: 375

Global Population: 375

PEID: 16226

ROP: 101888

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Carijona of Colombia, numbering 375, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the South American Indigenous people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Colombia. Their primary language is Spanish. The primary religion practiced by the Carijona is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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