• PEOPLE NAME: MOUNTAIN MARI OF RUSSIA


PEID: 912

ROP: 103768

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Affinity Group: European Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

People Cluster: Finno-Ugric

Language: Western Mari - (mrj)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Russia

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Population: 30,000

Global Population: 30,000


PEID: 912

ROP: 103768

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Mountain Mari of Russia, numbering 30,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Finno-Ugric people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Russia. Their primary language is Western Mari. The primary religion practiced by the Mountain Mari is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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