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PEID: 13341

ROP: 104594

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Gur

Language: Kantosi - (xkt)

Alternate Name(s): Yadasi, Samoni

Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Ghana

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Population: 3,300

Global Population: 3,300

PEID: 13341

ROP: 104594

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Kantosi of Ghana, numbering 3,300, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Ghana. Their primary language is Kantosi. The primary religion practiced by the Kantosi is Folk Islam, a syncretistic belief system that blends traditional elements of Islam with superstitious practices such as warding off spirits with incantations and magic amulets, and reciting verses of the Qur'an to bring about miraculous healings.

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