PEID: 16297

ROP: 111130

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: South American Indigenous

Language: Yurutí - (yui)

Alternate Name(s): Yuruti, Juruti, Juruti, Juruti-Tapuia, Luruty-Tapuya, Juriti, Yuriti, Yuriti-Tapuia, Wahyara, Wajiara

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Colombia

Also found in: Brazil

Population: 1,200

Global Population: 1,240

PEID: 16297

ROP: 111130

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Yuruti of Colombia, numbering 1,200, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South American Indigenous people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,240 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Yurutí. The primary religion practiced by the Yuruti is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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