PEID: 16564

ROP: 105056

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: South American Indigenous

Language: Jamamadí - (jaa)

Alternate Name(s): Banavá-Jafi, Banavá, Banauá, Jafí, Banawá Yafi, Kitiya (Autonym)

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Brazil

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Population: 90

Global Population: 90

PEID: 16564

ROP: 105056

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical

Overview: The Banawa of Brazil, numbering 90, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the South American Indigenous people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Brazil. Their primary language is Jamamadí. The primary religion practiced by the Banawa is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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