PEID: 17204

ROP: 110976

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Amazon

Language: Yanomámi - (wca)

Alternate Name(s): Yanomami, Waicá, Waiká, Yanoam, Yanomam, Yanomamé, Surara, Xurima, Parahuri, Waica, Ianomâmi, Yanomamé, Xurima, Parahuri, Yanoam, Ianoamo, Ianomami, Xirianá

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Brazil

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Population: 20,500

Global Population: 20,500

PEID: 17204

ROP: 110976

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Yanomam of Brazil, numbering 20,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Amazon people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Brazil. Their primary language is Yanomámi. The primary religion practiced by the Yanomam is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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