Asmat, Casuarina Coast

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
As-amat, Asmat, Kaweinag
Population

9,000 (1991 SIL). 5,200 in Matia and 3,400 in Sapan.

Location

Papua province: Mappi regency, Edera and Pantai Kasuari sub-districts on Casuarina Coast from Ewta river north to Kuti river south, and inland.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Matia, Sapan (Safan).

Language Use

Home, community.

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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