Kokama, Cocama-Cocamilla in Colombia

Kokama, Cocama-Cocamilla
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People Name: Kokama, Cocama-Cocamilla
Country: Colombia
10/40 Window: No
Population: 3,300
World Population: 29,400
Primary Language: Kukama-Kukamiria
Primary Religion: Christianity
Christian Adherents: 81.00 %
Evangelicals: 0.50 %
Scripture: Portions
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: No
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: Guarani
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
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Introduction / History

Cocama-Cocamilla is a subgroup of the greater Kokama people. It’s an endangered language. Those who speak it nearly died out in early Spanish colonial days because of new diseases, but they have been rebounding since the 1800s.

What Are Their Lives Like?

Cocama-Cocamilla speakers usually speak Spanish as well as their own language.

What Are Their Beliefs?

The Cocama-Cocamilla Kokama people are mainly Roman Catholic.

What Are Their Needs?

They need to put all their faith in Jesus Christ.

Prayer Points

Pray for a Holy Spirit-led revival to move the Cocama-Cocamilla people to the abundant life that only Jesus offers.
Pray for disciples who will make more disciples.
Pray for a spiritual hunger and a desire for truth among Cocama-Cocamilla elders.

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