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Brazilian Aboriginal Tribes

Simplified listing of the Brazilian Aboriginal Tribes

03 March 2003

Data base of the Department of Aboriginal Subjects of the AMTB

Organizer: Rinaldo de Mattos (JMN/CBB)

Researcher: Paulo Bottrel (JMN/CBB)

NAME

STATE

POPULATION

EVANGELISM

BIBLE TRANSLATION

Aikanã

RO

175

Reached

In progress

Aipim

PA

?

?

Nothing

Ajuru

RO

38

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Akunsu

RO

7

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Akuriô

PA

?

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Amawaka

AM

220

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Amundava

RO

80

Without any missionary presence

NT in a similar language

Anambé

PA

132

Reached only for Catholics

Nothing

Apalaí

PA

415

Reached insufficiently

NT in the language

Apiaká

MT/PA

92

Reached only for Catholics

Unnecessary

Apinajé

TO

1400

Reached

NT in the language

Apurinã

AM

2779

Reached with translation, but without missionaries

In progress

Aranã

MG

85

Without any missionary presence

Unnecessary

Arapaso

AM

300

Reached only for Catholics

NT in a neighboring country

Arara de Rondônia

RO

191

Reached

In progress

Arara do Acre

AC

200

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Arara do Mato Grosso

MT

150

Reached

Unnecessary

Arara do Pará

PA

195

Reached

In progress

Araweté

PA

278

Reached

In progress

Arikapu

RO

14

Reached

Unnecessary

Aruá

RO

6

Reached

Nothing

Ashéninka-Kampa

AC

813

Reached

Nothing

Asurini do Tocantins

PA

338

Reached

In progress

Asurini do Xingu

PA

91

Reached

In progress

Atikum

BA/PE

2743

Reached only for Catholics

Unnecessary

Avá-Canoeiro

GO/MG/TO

16

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Aweti

MT

106

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Bakairi

MT

950

Reached

In progress

Banawá

AM

100

Reached

In progress

Baníwa

AM

4000

Reached and with leadership

NT in the language

Barasano do Norte

AM

40

Reached only for Catholics

Nothing

Baré

AM

2790

Reached

NT in the language

Bororo

MT

850

Reached insufficiently

NT in the language

Canela

MA

1845

Reached insufficiently

NT in the language

Chamacoco

MS

40

?

Nothing

Cinta-Larga

MT/RO

1200

Reached

In progress

Dâw

AM

85

Reached

In progress

Deni

AM

672

Reached

In progress

Desana

AM

1464

Reached

In progress

Diahoi

AM

17

Reached

NT in a similar language

Enawenê-Nawê

MT

320

Reached only for Catholics

Nothing

Fulniô

PE

5000

Reached with missionaries,
but without translation

Nothing

Galibi do Oiapoque

AP

28

Reached only for Catholics

Nothing

Galibi do Uaçá

AP

1825

Reached

In progress

Gavião de Rondônia

RO

436

Reached

In progress

Gavião do Maranhão

MA

466

Reached

NT in a similar language

Gavião do Pará

PA

338

Reached only for Catholics

NT in a similar language

Guajá

MA/PA/TO

300

Reached

In progress

Guajajara

MA

15000

Reached insufficiently

NT in the language

Guarani

PR/RS/SC/ES/
RJ/SP/MS/TO/PA

15000

Reached insufficiently

NT in the language

Guató

MS

372

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Guazá

RO

20

Reached insufficiently

Nothing

Himarimã

AM

?

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Hixkariana

AM/PA

600

Reached e com liderança autóctone

NT in the language

Hupda

AM

1208

Reached

In progress

Ingarikó

RR

600

Reached

Nothing

Irantxe

MT

217

Reached only for Catholics

Nothing

Is. da Serra do Taquaral

RO

50

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Isolados do Alto Jutaí

AM

200

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Is. do Arama e Inauini

AM

?

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Isolados do Bararati

AM

?

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Isolados do Cuminá

PA

?

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Isolados do Curuçá

AM

20

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Is. do Igarapé Tabocal

AC

?

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Is. do Igarapé Xinane

AC

?

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Isolados do Jacareúba

AM

?

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Isolados do Jandiatuba

AM

300

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Isolados do Madeirinha

MT

?

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Is. do Mamoriazinho

AM

?

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Isolados do Mapuera

PA

?

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Isolados do Parauari

AM/PA

?

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Isolados do Quixito

AM

200

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Is. do Rio Candeias

RO

?

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Is. do Rio Liberdade

MT/PA

?

Without any missionary presence

NT in a similar language

Is. do Rio Tapirapé

PA

?

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Isolados do São José

AM

300

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Is. do Teles Pires

MT

?

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Itogapuk

MT/RO

95

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Jabuti

RO

67

Reached

In progress

Jamamadi

AC/AM

320

Reached insufficiently

In progress

Jaminawa

AC

565

Reached

In progress

Jarawara

AM

197

Reached

In progress

Javaé

GO/TO

919

Reached

NT in a similar language

Jiripancó

AL/PE

1500

Without any missionary presence

Unnecessary

Juma

AM

7

Without any missionary presence

NT in a similar language

Juriti

AM

35

Reached only for Catholics

Nothing

Juruna

MT/PA

201

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Kadiwéu

MS

1800

Reached

NT in the language

Kaimbé

BA

1200

Reached insufficiently

Unnecessary

Kaingang

PR/RS/SC/SP

25000

Reached insufficiently

NT in the language

Kaiwá

MS

20000

Reached insufficiently

NT in the language

Kaixana

AM

224

?

Unnecessary

Kalankó

AL/PE

230

?

Nothing

Kalapalo

MT

362

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Kamanawa

AC

?

?

Nothing

Kamayurá

MT

316

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Kamba

MS

2000

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Kambeba

AM

156

Reached

Nothing

Kambiwá

PE

1578

Reached only for Catholics

Unnecessary

Kampé

RO

42

Reached

Nothing

Kanamari

AM

1327

Reached insufficiently

In progress

Kanoé

AM/RO

84

Reached

Nothing

Kantaruré

BA

244

Without any missionary presence

Unnecessary

Kapinawá

PE

422

Reached only for Catholics

Unnecessary

Karafawyana

AM/PA/RR

43

Reached insufficiently

Nothing

Karajá

GO/MT/PA/TO

1804

Reached

NT in the language

Karapanã

AM

38

Reached only for Catholics

NT in a neighboring country

Karapotó

AL

796

Without any missionary presence

Unnecessary

Karipuna de Rondônia

RO

20

Without any missionary presence

NT in a similar language

Karipuna do Amapá

AP

1708

Reached only for Catholics

Nothing

Kariri

CE/PE

?

Without any missionary presence

Unnecessary

Kariri-Xocó

AL

2500

Reached

Unnecessary

Karitiana

RO

360

Reached insufficiently

Nothing

Karuazu

AL/PE

?

?

Nothing

Katuena

AM/PA/RR

480

Reached

Complete Bible in the language

Katukina-Juruá

AC/AM

350

Reached

In progress

Katukina-Jutaí

AC/AM

578

Reached only for Catholics

Nothing

Kaxarari

AM/RO

220

Reached insufficiently

In progress

Kaxinawá

AC/AM

3964

Reached insufficiently

NT in the language

Kaxixó

MG

60

Without any missionary presence

Unnecessary

Kaxuyana

AM/PA

69

Reached only for Catholics

Nothing

Kayabi

MT/PA

1150

Reached insufficiently

NT in the language

Kayapó

MT/PA

6306

Reached insufficiently

NT in the language

Kinikinao

MS

40

Reached

NT in a similar language

Kiriri

BA

1346

Reached for laypeople

Unnecessary

Kobewa

AM

262

Reached only for Catholics

Nothing

Kokama

AM

622

Reached for laypeople

Interrupted in a neighboring country

Korubo

AM

250

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Krahô

TO

2000

Reached insufficiently

NT in a similar language

Kreen-Akarore

MT

202

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Krejê

MA/PA

30

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Krenak

MG/SP

230

Reached for laypeople

Nothing

Krikati

MA

620

Reached

In progress

Kuikuro

MT

400

Reached

In progress

Kulina

AC/AM

2318

Reached insufficiently

In progress

Kuripako

AM

1100

Reached and with leadership

NT in a neighboring country

Kuruaya

PA

?

Reached

Nothing

Latundê

RO

95

Reached insufficiently

NT in a similar language

Maitapú

PA

?

?

Nothing

Makuna

AM

42

Reached only for Catholics

Nothing

Makurap

RO

114

Reached

In progress

Makuxi

RR

16500

Reached and with leadership

NT in the language

Mamaindé

MT

136

Reached

In progress

Manchineri

AC

459

Reached

NT in a neighboring country

Mandawaka

AM

24

Reached only for Catholics

Nothing

Marubo

AM

1043

Reached insufficiently

In progress

Matipu

MT

98

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Matis

AM

256

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Mawayana

AM/PA/RR

275

Reached

Complete Bible in the language

Maxakali

MG

1000

Reached

NT in the language

Mayongong

AM/RR

426

Reached with missionaries,
but without translation

NT in a neighboring country?

Mayoruna

AM

829

Reached

NT in a neighboring country

Mehinaku

MT

183

Reached

In progress

Mekém

RO

50

Reached with missionaries,
but without translation

Nothing

Miqueleno

RO

14

Reached

Nothing

Miranha

AM

613

Reached for laypeople

NT in a neighboring country

Miriti

AM

120

Reached only for Catholics

NT in a neighboring country

Munduruku

AM/MT/PA

7000

Reached insufficiently

NT in the language

Mura

AM

5540

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Mura-Pirahã

AM

360

Reached

In progress

Mynky

MT

78

Reached only for Catholics

Nothing

Nadëb

AM

220

Reached

In progress

Nahukwá

MT

92

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Nambikwara

MT/RO

998

Reached insufficiently

NT in the language

Naua

AC

250

?

Nothing

Negarotê

MT

40

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Nukuini

AC

425

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Ofayé

MS

56

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Paiaku

CE

220

Reached only for Catholics

Unnecessary

Pakaás-Novos (Oro-Mawin)

RO

50

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Pakaás-Novos (Orowari)

RO

2400

Reached

In progress

Palikur

AP

800

Reached

NT in the language

Pankararé

BA

1027

Reached

Unnecessary

Pankararu

AL/PE/MG

5000

Reached

Unnecessary

Pankaru

BA

84

Without any missionary presence

Unnecessary

Papavô

AC

?

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Parakanã

PA

746

Reached

In progress

Parecis

MT

1293

Reached

NT in the language

Parintintin

AM

156

Reached

NT in a similar language

Patamona

RR

50

?

Nothing

Pataxó

BA/MG

7000

Reached

Unnecessary

Pataxó-Hãhãhãe

BA

2050

Reached only for Catholics

Unnecessary

Paumari

AM

400

Reached

NT in the language

Pipipã

PE

?

?

Nothing

Pira-Tapuia

AM

900

Reached

In progress

Pitaguari

CE

871

Reached only for Catholics

Unnecessary

Potiguara

PB

7575

Reached insufficiently

Unnecessary

Poyanawa

AC

403

Reached for laypeople

Nothing

Rikbaktsa

MT

1025

Reached insufficiently

NT in the language

Sabanê

MT/RO

180

Reached insufficiently

Nothing

Sakiriabar

RO

55

Reached insufficiently

Nothing

Sateré-Mawé

AM/PA

10000

Reached and with leadership

NT in the language

Shanenawa

AC/AM

178

?

Nothing

Sikiana

PA

33

Reached only for Catholics

Nothing

Siriano

AM

10

Reached

In progress

Suruí de Rondônia

MT/RO

800

Reached

In progress

Suruí do Pará

PA

185

Reached

In progress

Suruwahá

AM

143

Reached

In progress

Suyá

MT

273

Reached

In progress

Tapayuna

MT

63

Without any missionary presence

NT in a similar language

Tapeba

CE

2491

Without any missionary presence

Unnecessary

Tapirapé

MT

480

Reached

In progress

Tapuia

GO

235

Reached only for Catholics

Unnecessary

Tariano

AM

1595

Reached

In progress

Taurepang

RR

532

Reached for laypeople

Nothing

Tembé

MA/PA

820

Reached

In progress

Tenharim

AM

585

Reached insufficiently

NT in the language

Terena

MS/MT/SP

18000

Reached and with leadership

NT in the language

Tikuna

AM

32613

Reached insufficiently

NT in the language

Tingui-Botó

AL

288

Reached only for Catholics

Unnecessary

Tiriyó

PA

735

Reached only for Catholics

NT in a neighboring country

Torá

AM

51

Without any missionary presence

Unnecessary

Tremembé

CE

3500

Reached insufficiently

Unnecessary

Truká

BA/PE

1333

Reached only for Catholics

Unnecessary

Trumai

MT

92

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Tsohom-Djapá

AM

100

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Tukano

AM

3670

Reached

In progress

Tumbalalá

BA

?

?

Unnecessary

Tupari

RO

230

Reached

In progress

Tupinambá

BA/PA

1200

?

Nothing

Tupinikim

BA/ES

1386

Reached only for Catholics

Unnecessary

Tuxá

BA/PE

1630

Reached only for Catholics

Unnecessary

Tuyuka

AM

530

Reached

In progress

Txikão

MT

281

Reached

In progress

Umutina

MT

260

Reached

Unnecessary

Uraparaquara

RO

?

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau

RO

124

Reached

In progress

Uru-Pa-In

RO

200

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Urubu-Kaapor

MA/PA

800

Reached

NT in the language

Wai-Wai

AM/PA/RR

221

Reached and with leadership

Complete Bible in the language

Waiãpi

AP/PA

523

Reached

In progress

Waimiri-Atroari

AM/RR

798

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Wanano

AM

487

Reached

Nothing

Wapixana

RR

6500

Reached insufficiently

Nothing

Warekena

AM

491

Reached for laypeople

NT in the language

Wassu

AL

1447

Reached only for Catholics

Unnecessary

Waurá

MT

270

Reached com tradução,
mas sem missionários

In progress

Wayana

PA

415

Reached insufficiently

NT in a neighboring country

Xakriabá

MG

7000

Reached for laypeople

Unnecessary

Xambioá

PA/TO

185

Without any missionary presence

NT in a similar language

Xavante

MT

9602

Reached and with leadership

In progress

Xerente

TO

1814

Reached

In progress

Xereu

AM/PA/RR

215

Reached

Complete Bible in the language

Xetá

PR/SC/SP

8

?

Nothing

Xipaia

PA

?

Reached

Nothing

Xocó

AL/SE

250

Reached only for Catholics

Unnecessary

Xokleng

SC

600

Reached

Nothing

Xukuru

PE

6363

Reached

Unnecessary

Xukuru-Kariri

AL/BA/MG

1820

Reached only for Catholics

Nothing

Yabaana

AM

90

Without any missionary presence

Unnecessary

Yakarawakta

MT

30

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Yanomami

AM/RR

11700

Reached insufficiently

In progress

Yawalapiti

MT

208

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Yawanawa

AC

618

Without any missionary presence

Nothing

Yuhup

AM

360

Reached

In progress

Zo'é

PA

152

Reached

In progress

Zoró

MT/RO

400

Reached

Nothing

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