PEID: 47171

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): Kalamse, Samoma

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Mali

Also found in: Burkina Faso

Population: 4,100

Global Population: 32,600

PEID: 47171

ROP: 108577

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Samoya of Mali, numbering 4,100, are Unengaged and 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 Samoya is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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