PEID: 15037

ROP: 108920

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Lakes

Language: Ikizu - (ikz)

Alternate Name(s): Shashi-Sizaki, Shashi, Sasi, Sizaki

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Tanzania

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Population: 217,000

Global Population: 217,000

PEID: 15037

ROP: 108920

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Shashi-Sizaki of Tanzania, numbering 217,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Lakes people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Tanzania. Their primary language is Ikizu. The primary religion practiced by the Shashi-Sizaki is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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