• PEOPLE NAME: TENNET OF SOUTH SUDAN

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By Dennis Golding

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PEID: 12154

ROP: 109951

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Tennet - (tex)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: South Sudan

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Population: 6,600

Global Population: 6,600


PEID: 12154

ROP: 109951

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Tennet of South Sudan, numbering 6,600, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in South Sudan. Their primary language is Tennet. The primary religion practiced by the Tennet is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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