• PEOPLE NAME: DAZA OF NIGER

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PEID: 13597

ROP: 102484

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Kanuri-Saharan

Language: Dazaga - (dzg)

Alternate Name(s): Toubou

Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Niger

Also found in: Chad

Population: 85,000

Global Population: 759,000


PEID: 13597

ROP: 102484

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Daza of Niger, numbering 85,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Kanuri-Saharan people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 759,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Dazaga. The primary religion practiced by the Daza 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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