Ama, Apaka in Papua New Guinea

The Ama, Apaka have only been reported in Papua New Guinea
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People Name General Ama
People Name in Country Ama, Apaka
Alternate Names Abi; Aboa; Apaka
Population this Country 1,400
Population all Countries 1,400
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 10260
ROP3 Code 100243
ROP25 Code 300233
ROP25 Name Ama
Country Papua New Guinea
Region Australia and Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country East Sepik province: Ambunti district, Ama (Wopolu I), Kauvia (Kawiya), Waniap creek, Wopolu II (Nokonufa), and Yonuwai villages; all on hills rising from the swamp south of Sepik river, south of Namia.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Papua New Guinea
Region Australia and Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country East Sepik province: Ambunti district, Ama (Wopolu I), Kauvia (Kawiya), Waniap creek, Wopolu II (Nokonufa), and Yonuwai villages; all on hills rising from the swamp south of Sepik river, south of Namia..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 19.00 %)
30.00 %
Ethnic Religions
70.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language Sawiyanu (1,400 speakers)
Language Code amm   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Sawiyanu (1,400 speakers)
Language Code amm   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Sawiyanu
Photo Source Anonymous 
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