Kaingang in Brazil

Joshua Project has identified the Kaingang only in Brazil





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Main Language


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Global Prayer Digest: 2010-05-23
People Name General Kaingang
People Name in Country Kaingang
Population in Brazil 34,000
World Population 34,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Caigangue, Caingang, Caingangue, Coroado, Guaynás
Country Brazil
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country São Paulo north of Paranapena River, 3 reservations, Paraná between Paranapena and Iguaçu rivers, 9 reservations, Santa Catarina between Iguaçu and Uruguay rivers, 8 reservations, Rio Grande do Sul south of the Uruguay River; Southeast dialect. 5 reservat.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

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Languages & Dialects on file:  2  (up to 20 largest shown)
Kaingang Portuguese: Brasil
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Kaingang Portuguese: Brasil
For Primary Language: Kaingang

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1967-1968)
New Testament Yes   (1977-2005)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Topẽ vĩ rá Text / Printed Matter
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 30.00 %)
60.00 %
Ethnic Religions
40.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
20.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
40.0 %
Roman Catholic
40.0 %
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