• PEOPLE NAME: EASTERN DUUN SAMOGHO OF BURKINA FASO


PEID: 12392

ROP: 102810

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Mande

Language: Dzùùngoo - (dnn)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Burkina Faso

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Population: 25,500

Global Population: 25,500


PEID: 12392

ROP: 102810

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Eastern Duun Samogho of Burkina Faso, numbering 25,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Mande people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Burkina Faso. Their primary language is Dzùùngoo. The primary religion practiced by the Eastern Duun Samogho 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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