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PEID: 13470

ROP: 107049

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Atlantic

Language: Nalu - (naj)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Guinea-Bissau

Also found in: Guinea

Population: 10,500

Global Population: 25,000

PEID: 13470

ROP: 107049

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Nalu of Guinea-Bissau, numbering 10,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Atlantic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 25,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Nalu. The primary religion practiced by the Nalu 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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