Ama, Apaka in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Ama only in Papua New Guinea
Population
1,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
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
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Abi, Aboa, Apaka
People ID 10260
ROP3 Code 100243
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, 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 South 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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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Ama (1,000 speakers)
Language Code amm   Ethnologue Listing
Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Ama
Primary Language Ama (1,000 speakers)
Language Code amm   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Ama

Primary Language:  Ama

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1981-1992)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1990-2009)
Bible-Complete No
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum of Bible Agencies
Gospel Go
World Bible Finder
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 %
Photo Source Anonymous  
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