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PEID: 14295

ROP: 109485

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Atlantic

Language: Southern Kisi - (kss)

Alternate Name(s): Gissi, Kisi, Kissien

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Sierra Leone

Also found in: Liberia

Population: 143,000

Global Population: 365,000

PEID: 14295

ROP: 109485

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Southern Kissi of Sierra Leone, numbering 143,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Atlantic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 365,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Southern Kisi. The primary religion practiced by the Southern Kissi is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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