Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Oromo

Language: West Central Oromo - (gaz)

Alternate Name(s): Western Shoa

Primary Religion: Christianity - Eastern Orthodoxy

Country: Ethiopia

Also found in: Canada; Egypt

Population: 9,225,000

Global Population: 9,232,700

PEID: 11651

ROP: 110261

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Tulema of Ethiopia, numbering 9,225,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Oromo people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 9,232,700 in 3 countries. Their primary language is West Central Oromo. The primary religion practiced by the Tulema is Orthodox Christianity, a branch of Christianity that includes Copts, the Assyrian Church of the East, Eastern Orthodox Churches and Oriental Orthodox Churches.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Available