• PEOPLE NAME: KANAM OF NIGERIA


PEID: 13922

ROP: 105079

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Chadic

Language: Koenoem - (kcs)

Alternate Name(s): Koenoem

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Nigeria

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Population: 3,100

Global Population: 3,100


PEID: 13922

ROP: 105079

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Kanam of Nigeria, numbering 3,100, 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 Nigeria. Their primary language is Koenoem. The primary religion practiced by the Kanam 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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