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“All nations will come and worship before you."

- Revelations 15:4

Kuripako of United States


People Group Info

Total Population: 250

ROP3 Code: 102336
IMB Affinity Group: American Peoples
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster: Amazon
Language: Curripaco - (kpc)
Religion: Ethnic Religions
Country of Origin: Venezuela

Majority Located Where

  New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY - 210

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Brief Profile

The Kuripako (Curripaco) are an indigenous people group who have come to the USA from their countries of origin in Venezuela, Brazil, and Colombia.

In their home countries, they rely mainly on manioc cultivation and fishing for subsistence. They are also known for their skilled production of fine basketry.

Their primary language is Curripaco and their primary religion is an ethnic religion which is deeply rooted in their ethnic identity. Conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

Prayer Points

  • Pray for the Kuripako to find peace in Jesus Christ.
  • Pray that the gospel would spread rapidly among the Kuripako.
  • Pray for Kuripako believers to be bold in spreading their faith to their unreached people in their native lands, as well as to other people groups.


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Country City Metro Area Name State / Prov. Baseline Population
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