Atacameno in Argentina


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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Introduction / History

The people group are known as Licanlantay or Likanantaí. They are properly called Atacameño. Their ancestral language is Kunza, but since 1978 all members speak Spanish and Kunza is considered dormant.


Where Are they Located?

They live in the Atacama Desert in Argentina and northern Chile.


What Are Their Lives Like?

They make their living from tourism and small scale agriculture. They also raise guanacos, alpaca, goats and sheep.


What Are Their Beliefs?

They hold animistic beliefs, though most identify with Christianity.


Prayer Points

Scripture Prayers for the Atacameno in Argentina.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Atacameno, Kunza
People Name in Country Atacameno
Population this Country 15,000
Population all Countries 41,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Kunza; Lickan Antay; Likanantai; Lipe
People ID 12863
ROP3 Code 105433
Country Argentina
Region America, Latin
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Country Argentina
Region America, Latin
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked

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Primary Language Spanish (15,000 speakers)
Language Code spa   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Spanish (15,000 speakers)
Language Code spa   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Spanish

Primary Language:  Spanish

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1514-1985)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1543-1999)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1553-2017)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 5.00 %)
60.00 %
Ethnic Religions
40.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
Profile Source Anonymous  
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