Kawe

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A language of Indonesia

Population

600 (Remijsen 2001).

Location

West Papua Province, Salio, Selepele, Bianci, and Menyefun villages. West coast of Bird’s Head, west end of Waigao island and nearby islands.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Related to Maya [slz], Maden [xmx], and Matbat [xmt].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.