Yanomam in Brazil

Joshua Project has identified the Yanomam only in Brazil





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People Name General Yanomam
People Name in Country Yanomam
Population in Brazil 19,000
World Population 19,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Ianoamo, Ianomâmi, Parahuri, Waica, Xurima, Yanoam, Yanomamé
Affinity Bloc Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster Amazon
People Name General Yanomam
Ethnic Code MIR39
People ID 20111
Country Brazil
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Roraima, Waicá post, Uraricuera River; Amazonas, Toototobi post; Roraima, Catrimani River.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Yanomami: Yanomam (19,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Yanomami: Yanomam 19,000
For Primary Language: Yanomami

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (2009)
New Testament Yes   (2011)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 2.00 %)
10.00 %
Ethnic Religions
90.00 %
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 %
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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