Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Amazon

Language: Yanomamö - (guu)

Alternate Name(s): Yanomam, Yanomamo, Shamatari, Yanomamï, YanmomamoÚ, Guaicá, Guaharibo, Guajaribo, Guaica, Yanomami, Shamatri, Shaathari, Yanomami-Surimã, Cobari Kobali

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Venezuela

Also found in: Brazil

Population: 8,400

Global Population: 10,600

PEID: 16508

ROP: 110975

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Yanomamo of Venezuela, numbering 8,400, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Amazon people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 10,600 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Yanomamö. The primary religion practiced by the Yanomamo is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available