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PEID: 13468

ROP: 106274

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Atlantic

Language: Mankanya - (knf)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Guinea-Bissau

Also found in: Gambia; Senegal

Population: 59,000

Global Population: 109,000

PEID: 13468

ROP: 106274

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Mankanya of Guinea-Bissau, numbering 59,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Atlantic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 109,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Mankanya. The primary religion practiced by the Mankanya is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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