Kayapo in Brazil

Joshua Project has identified the Kayapo only in Brazil





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Global Prayer Digest: 2010-05-16
People Name General Kayapo
People Name in Country Kayapo
Population in Brazil 8,400
World Population 8,400
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Caiapó, Mebengokre
Country Brazil
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Mato Grosso, Xingú Park, south Pará, both sides of the Xingú River, west up to the Iriri and tributaries, and west bank to the Fresco and Zinho rivers. 14 villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Kayapo (8,400)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Kayapo 8,400
For Primary Language: Kayapo

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1975-1978)
New Testament Yes   (1996)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Metĩndjwỳnh Kute Memã Kabẽn Ny Jarẽnh Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Kayapo Film / Video
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 35.00 %)
70.00 %
Ethnic Religions
30.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
70.0 %
Roman Catholic
30.0 %
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