The Yagua people speak a language by the same name. It belongs to the Peba-Yaguan language group.
The Yagua people are hunters and fishermen who are known for their use of blowguns for hunting purposes. They make their own canoes to navigate the rivers. This people group has their own traditional clothing which features wraparound skirts and beaded necklaces.
They have their own language and culture which they want to protect. Their music and dance forms entertain eco-tourists. They teach these visitors their knowledge of the local rainforest and how to make traditional handicrafts.
Yagua religious beliefs are tied in with the spirits of the land.
The Yagua people face threats from those who want to encroach on their homeland and use it for logging purposes.
Pray for a movement of Jesus to heal and strengthen Yagua communities.
Pray for the Yagua people to understand and embrace that Jesus wants to bless their families and neighborhoods.
Pray for Holy Spirit anointed believers from the Yagua people to change their society from within.
Pray for a movement in which the Holy Spirit leads and empowers disciples to make more disciples.
Scripture Prayers for the Yagua in Colombia.
|Profile Source: Joshua Project|
|Global Prayer Digest: 2010-05-31|
|People Name General||Yagua|
|People Name in Country||Yagua|
|Population this Country||1,000|
|Population all Countries||8,900|
|Progress Scale||1 ●|
|Frontier People Group||No|
|GSEC||1 (per PeopleGroups.org)|
|Pioneer Workers Needed||1|
|National Bible Society||Website|
|Persecution Rank||22 (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)|
|Location in Country||Amazonas department: Tucuchira river near Leticia. Source: Ethnologue 2020|
Primary Language: Yagua
|Bible Translation ▲||Status (Years)|
|Bible-New Testament||Yes (1994-2013)|
|Possible Print Bibles|
|Forum Bible Agencies|
|National Bible Societies|
|World Bible Finder|
|Resource Type ▲||Resource Name||Source|
|Audio Recordings||Audio Bible teaching||Global Recordings Network|
|General||Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text, audio, video||Faith Comes by Hearing|
|General||Gospel resources links||Scripture Earth|
|General||YouVersion Bible versions in text and/or audio||YouVersion Bibles|
|Mobile App||Android Bible app: Yagua||YouVersion Bibles|
|Mobile App||Bible app direct APK download||SIL|
|Mobile App||iOS Bible app: Yagua||YouVersion Bibles|
|Text / Printed Matter||Download scripture in this language||eBible.org|