Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: South American Indigenous

Language: Wayampi - (oym)

Alternate Name(s): Oiampi, Oyapi, Oyampi, Wayapi, Wajapi, Oiumpian

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: French Guiana

Also found in: Brazil

Population: 1,300

Global Population: 2,300

PEID: 43717

ROP: 110730

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Wayampi Amapari of French Guiana, numbering 1,300, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the South American Indigenous people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,300 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Wayampi. The primary religion practiced by the Wayampi Amapari 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