Ama, Apaka in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Ama only in Papua New Guinea





Largest Religion

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People Name General Ama
People Name in Country Ama, Apaka
Population in Papua New Guinea 1,000
World Population 1,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Abi, Aboa, Apaka
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Ama
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 10260
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country East Sepik Province, Ambunti District, Waniap Creek, south of Sepik River, south of Namia, Ama (Wopolu I), Wopolu II (Nokonufa), Kauvia (Kawiya), Yonuwai villages; all on hills rising from the swamp.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Ama (1,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Ama 1,000

For Main Lanugage: Ama

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1981-1992)
New Testament Yes   (1990-2009)
Complete Bible No
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Kotoni Imo Itouniyaimo
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed Matter Scripture text - download
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 19.00 %)
30.00 %
Ethnic Religions
70.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
40.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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