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PEID: 12400

ROP: 103461

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Gur

Language: Cerma - (cme)

Alternate Name(s): Gwen

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Burkina Faso

Also found in: Cote d’Ivoire

Population: 151,000

Global Population: 154,600

PEID: 12400

ROP: 103461

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Gouin of Burkina Faso, numbering 151,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 154,600 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Cerma. The primary religion practiced by the Gouin is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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