• PEOPLE NAME: NORTHEASTERN FULBE OF BURKINA FASO

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PEID: 12398

ROP: 103075

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Fulani / Fulbe

Language: Western Niger Fulfulde - (fuh)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Burkina Faso

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Population: 683,000

Global Population: 683,000


PEID: 12398

ROP: 103075

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Northeastern Fulbe of Burkina Faso, numbering 683,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Fulani / Fulbe people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Burkina Faso. Their primary language is Western Niger Fulfulde. The primary religion practiced by the Northeastern Fulbe 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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