|Indigenous Group||Asmat (also known as: Asamat, Asomat, Asemer)|
|Location||Indonesia, western half of the island of New Guinea, Irian Jaya province, mainly in the foothills of the Jayawijaya mountains and coastal areas|
|Environment||Rainforest and Coastal|
|Subsistence||Hunter / Gatherer|
|Level of Assimilation||Traditional (a few clans nearly untouched)|
Classification: Trans-New Guinea > Main Section > Central and Western >Central and South New Guinea-Kutubuan > Central and South New Guinea > Asmat-Kamoro.
Dialects: Matia, Sapan (Safan), Simai (Simay), Misman, Ajam (Ayam), Keenok, Asmat (Yaosakor), Buruwai (Asienara, Asianara, Karufa, Madidwana, Sabakor), Senggo, Komasma, Bubis, Esaun, Pirabanak, Vakam, Tiau, Diuwe, Kamberau, Tarya, Yamur, Sempan.
World of the Asmat
American Museum of Asmat Art
National Geographic: The Hidden World of the Asmat
Publications about Papuan Linguistics
The Rosetta Project: Asmat Languages
Henry Luce III Center for the Arts and Religion: Ancestor Sheilds of the Asmat
Humanity.org: Voices: Asmat Mytle: The Origin of Fire
|NGOs||Indo-Pacific Conservation Alliance: Asmat Tribes|