The Yagua people speak a language by the same name. It belongs to the Peba-Yaguan language group.
The Yagua people are hunters and fishermen who are known for their use of blowguns for hunting purposes. They make their own canoes to navigate the rivers. This people group has their own traditional clothing which features wraparound skirts and beaded necklaces.
They have their own language and culture which they want to protect. Their music and dance forms entertain eco-tourists. They teach these visitors their knowledge of the local rainforest and how to make traditional handicrafts.
Yagua religious beliefs are tied in with the spirits of the land.
The Yagua people face threats from those who want to encroach on their homeland and use it for logging purposes.
Pray for the Lord to bless this community economically and spiritually.
Ask God to raise up Yagua who are more desirous to know the truth than to stay on the broad road.
Ask God to send loving, committed workers to the Yagua in the near future.
Pray the Yagua would no longer be hidden away from the influence of Christ.
Pray for many of them to make disciples who will make even more disciples.
Scripture Prayers for the Yagua in Peru.
|Profile Source: Joshua Project|
|People Name General||Yagua|
|People Name in Country||Yagua|
|Population this Country||7,900|
|Population all Countries||8,900|
|Progress Scale||4 ●|
|Frontier People Group||No|
|GSEC||5 (per PeopleGroups.org)|
|Pioneer Workers Needed|
|National Bible Society||Website|
|Persecution Rank||Not ranked|
|Location in Country||Loreto region: Iquitos to Brazil border; northeast Amazon river area. Source: Ethnologue 2016|
Primary Language: Yagua
|Bible Translation ▲||Status (Years)|
|Bible-New Testament||Yes (1994-2013)|
|Possible Print Bibles|
|Forum Bible Agencies|
|National Bible Societies|
|World Bible Finder|
|Resource Type ▲||Resource Name||Source|
|Audio Recordings||Audio Bible teaching||Global Recordings Network|
|General||Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text, audio, video||Faith Comes by Hearing|
|General||Gospel resources links||Scripture Earth|
|General||YouVersion Bible versions in text and/or audio||YouVersion Bibles|
|Mobile App||Android Bible app: Yagua||YouVersion Bibles|
|Mobile App||Bible app direct APK download||SIL|
|Mobile App||iOS Bible app: Yagua||YouVersion Bibles|
|Text / Printed Matter||Download scripture in this language||eBible.org|