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PEID: 14844

ROP: 108091

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Pökoot - (pko)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Kenya

Also found in: Uganda

Population: 848,000

Global Population: 988,000

PEID: 14844

ROP: 108091

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Pokot of Kenya, numbering 848,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 988,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Pökoot. The primary religion practiced by the Pokot is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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