Javae in Brazil

Joshua Project has identified the Javae only in Brazil





Largest Religion

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People Name General Javae
People Name in Country Javae
Population in Brazil 1,370
World Population 1,400
Countries 1
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Itya Mahãdu, Javaé, Ynã
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster South American Indigenous
People Name General Javae
Ethnic Code MIR39d
Country Brazil
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Goiás, Pará, Mato Grosso, Araguaia River, Bananal Island, and Tocantins

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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Karaja: Javaé (1,400)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Karaja: Javaé 1,400
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1965)
New Testament Yes   (1983)
Complete Bible No
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Scripture Scripture Earth Online Printed Bible

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 0.10 %)
20.00 %
Ethnic Religions
80.00 %
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0.00 %
Other / Small
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