• PEOPLE NAME: TZUTUJIL OF GUATEMALA

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PEID: 24750

ROP: 102864

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Other Central American Indigenous

Language: Tz'utujil - (tzj)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Guatemala

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Population: 143,000

Global Population: 143,000


PEID: 24750

ROP: 102864

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Tzutujil of Guatemala, numbering 143,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Other Central American Indigenous people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Guatemala. Their primary language is Tz'utujil. The primary religion practiced by the Tzutujil is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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