Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Maya

Language: Mam - (mam)

Alternate Name(s): Huehuetenango, Mam del Norte, Mam Norteno, Tutuapa

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Guatemala

Also found in: Mexico; United States

Population: 326,000

Global Population: 420,000

PEID: 50328

ROP: 107450

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Northern Mam of Guatemala, numbering 326,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Maya people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 420,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Mam. The primary religion practiced by the Northern Mam 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.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available