• PEOPLE NAME: CASHINAHUA OF PERU

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PEID: 17515

ROP: 101893

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Amazon

Language: Cashinahua - (cbs)

Alternate Name(s): Cashinahuá, Kaxinawá, Kaxinauá, Kaxynawa, Caxinawá, Huni-Kuin, Cashinauá, Caxinauá, Kachinawá

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Peru

Also found in: Brazil

Population: 1,500

Global Population: 8,700


PEID: 17515

ROP: 101893

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical


Overview: The Cashinahua of Peru, numbering 1,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Amazon people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 8,700 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Cashinahua. The primary religion practiced by the Cashinahua is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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