• PEOPLE NAME: MAM OF GUATEMALA

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PEID: 24731

ROP: 109736

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Maya

Language: Mam - (mam)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Guatemala

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Population: 930,000

Global Population: 930,000


PEID: 24731

ROP: 109736

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Mam of Guatemala, numbering 930,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Maya people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Guatemala. Their primary language is Mam. The primary religion practiced by the Mam 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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