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Amazon Valley Indian Mission (AVIM), was established in 1955 at Araguacema, Goias, Brazil, under an independent Mennonite (Mennonite Church) board with the same name, whose founder and field director was Howard Hammer (d. 1957). In 1958 the work was taken over by the Mennonite Board of Missions and Charities, although the AVIM board continued to support the work. After 1955 the Amazon Valley Indian Mission Newsletter was published quarterly.


Author(s) Harold S Bender
Date Published 1959


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Bender, Harold S. "Amazon Valley Indian Mission." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 16 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Amazon_Valley_Indian_Mission&oldid=79217.

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Bender, Harold S. (1959). Amazon Valley Indian Mission. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 16 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Amazon_Valley_Indian_Mission&oldid=79217.




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