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PEID: 16797

ROP: 101873

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: South American Indigenous

Language: Canela - (ram)

Alternate Name(s): Timbiara, Apànjêkra (SELF), Apànjêkra (Autonym), Apanjekra, Ramkokamekra, Apaniekra, Ràmkôkamekra (Autonym), Apanhecra, Kanela, Ràmkôkamekra (SELF), Timbira

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Brazil

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Population: 2,600

Global Population: 2,600

PEID: 16797

ROP: 101873

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Canela of Brazil, numbering 2,600, are No Longer 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 Brazil. Their primary language is Canela. The primary religion practiced by the Canela is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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