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PEID: 15452

ROP: 106380

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Khoisan

Language: Mashi (Zambia) - (mho)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Namibia

Also found in: Zambia

Population: 300

Global Population: 103,300

PEID: 15452

ROP: 106380

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Mashi of Namibia, numbering 300, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Khoisan people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 103,300 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Mashi (Zambia). The primary religion practiced by the Mashi is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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