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PEID: 33553

ROP: 103771

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Zapotec

Language: Huautla Mazatec - (mau)

Alternate Name(s): Mazateco de Huautla de Jimenez, Mazateco de la Sierra, Highland Mazatec, Mazateco de la Sierra, Huautla, Highland Mazatec, Huautla; Highland Mazatec; Mazateco de Huautla de Jimenez; Mazateco de la Sierra, Mazatec, Mazateco de Huautla de Jimenez

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Mexico

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Population: 183,000

Global Population: 183,000

PEID: 33553

ROP: 103771

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Highland Mazatec of Mexico, numbering 183,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Zapotec people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Mexico. Their primary language is Huautla Mazatec. The primary religion practiced by the Highland Mazatec is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Church founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.

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