• PEOPLE NAME: NATENI OF BENIN

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PEID: 12345

ROP: 107117

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Gur

Language: Nateni - (ntm)

Alternate Name(s): Natemba

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Benin

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Population: 63,500

Global Population: 63,500


PEID: 12345

ROP: 107117

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Nateni of Benin, numbering 63,500, 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 Benin. Their primary language is Nateni. The primary religion practiced by the Nateni 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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