Xavante in Brazil


Joshua Project has identified the Xavante only in Brazil

Population

15,000

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Xavante
People Name in Country Xavante
Population in Brazil 15,000
World Population 15,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Akewen, Akwe, Awen, Tapacua
Country Brazil
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Mato Grosso. 6 noncontiguous reservations, 80 villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Ethnolinguistic map from University of Texas or other map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Xavante (15,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Xavante 15,000
For Primary Language: Xavante

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1970-1993)
New Testament Yes   (2004)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: 'Re ĩhâimana u'âsi mono zadawa wasu'u Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Xavante Film / Video
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 7.50 %)
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
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
80.0 %
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