PEID: 46937

ROP: 115272

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: South American Indigenous

Language: Pará Gavião - (gvp)

Alternate Name(s): Gavião do Maranhão, Pukobyê, Timbira, Pukobiê, Pykopjê, Gavião Pukobiê, Gavião do Leste, Pykopcatejê

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Brazil

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Population: 650

Global Population: 650

PEID: 46937

ROP: 115272

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Gaviao of Maranhao of Brazil, numbering 650, are Engaged yet 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 Pará Gavião. The primary religion practiced by the Gaviao of Maranhao is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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