Iwam, Sepik

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Yawenian
Population

2,500 (2000 census).

Location

East Sepik Province, Ambunti district, Sepik river villages, lagoons north and south, Iniok village downstream to Leonard Schultze river.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 25%–50%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. NT: 1989.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].