Ama, Apaka in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Ama only in Papua New Guinea
Population
1,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Ama
People Name in Country Ama, Apaka
Population in Papua New Guinea 1,000
World Population 1,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Abi, Aboa, Apaka
People ID 10260
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country East Sepik Province, Ambunti District, Waniap Creek, south of Sepik River, south of Namia, Ama (Wopolu I), Wopolu II (Nokonufa), Kauvia (Kawiya), Yonuwai villages; all on hills rising from the swamp.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country East Sepik Province, Ambunti District, Waniap Creek, south of Sepik River, south of Namia, Ama (Wopolu I), Wopolu II (Nokonufa), Kauvia (Kawiya), Yonuwai villages; all on hills rising from the swamp.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language: Ama (1,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: amm   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Ama (1,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: amm   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Ama

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1981-1992)
New Testament Yes   (1990-2009)
Complete Bible No
 
Possible Print Bibles
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World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Kotoni Imo Itouniyaimo
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed Matter Scripture text - download
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 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
40.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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