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PEID: 42505

ROP: 102161

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Other Hispanic American

Language: Ava Guaraní - (nhd)

Alternate Name(s): Txiripá, Apytare, Guarani-Nhandeva, Guarani-Nhandeva, Avakatueté (SELF), Chiripá, Chiripa, Ava, Ava-Chiripá, Pai Tavyterã, Chiripa, Avakatueté (Autonym), Nhandeva, Guaraní, Guarani, Chiripá, Ñandeva, Tsiripá

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Brazil

Also found in: Argentina; Paraguay

Population: 9,100

Global Population: 42,600

PEID: 42505

ROP: 102161

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Chiripa of Brazil, numbering 9,100, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Other Hispanic American people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 42,600 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Ava Guaraní. The primary religion practiced by the Chiripa is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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