PEID: 12816

ROP: 102990

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Chadic

Language: Zizilivakan - (ziz)

Alternate Name(s): Fali of Jilbu, Amziriv, Ziliva

Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Cameroon

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Population: 5,100

Global Population: 5,100

PEID: 12816

ROP: 102990

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical

Overview: The Fali of Jilbu of Cameroon, numbering 5,100, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Chadic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Cameroon. Their primary language is Zizilivakan. The primary religion practiced by the Fali of Jilbu 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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