PEID: 12408

ROP: 108577

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Gur

Language: Kalamsé - (knz)

Alternate Name(s): Samoya, Kalamse

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Burkina Faso

Also found in: Mali

Population: 28,500

Global Population: 32,600

PEID: 12408

ROP: 108577

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Kalenga of Burkina Faso, numbering 28,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 32,600 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Kalamsé. The primary religion practiced by the Kalenga is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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