Asmat, Casuarina Coast

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Kaweinag
Population

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

Location

Papua Province, Mappi regency, Pantai Kasuari and Edera subdistricts. 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.

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.