• PEOPLE NAME: DOGON OF MALI


PEID: 13545

ROP: 115024

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Gur

Language: Toro So Dogon - (dts)

Alternate Name(s): Dogoso

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Mali

Also found in: Burkina Faso

Population: 976,000

Global Population: 992,000


PEID: 13545

ROP: 115024

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Dogon of Mali, numbering 976,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 992,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Toro So Dogon. The primary religion practiced by the Dogon is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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