PEID: 12439

ROP: 101824

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Gur

Language: Buamu - (box)

Alternate Name(s): Bobo Woule, Bwaba, Eastern Bobo, Buamu

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Burkina Faso

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Population: 366,000

Global Population: 366,000

PEID: 12439

ROP: 101824

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical

Overview: The Red Bobo of Burkina Faso, numbering 366,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Burkina Faso. Their primary language is Buamu. The primary religion practiced by the Red Bobo is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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