Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Amazon

Language: Baniwa - (bwi)

Alternate Name(s): Maniba, Nhengatu, Baniua do Içana, Maniba, Baniva, Baniba, Issana, Dakenei, Walimanai, Wakuenai

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Brazil

Also found in: Venezuela

Population: 5,800

Global Population: 8,900

PEID: 16565

ROP: 100999

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Baniwa of Brazil, numbering 5,800, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Amazon people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 8,900 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Baniwa. The primary religion practiced by the Baniwa is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Not Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available