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PEID: 15131

ROP: 108091

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Pökoot - (pko)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Uganda

Also found in: Kenya

Population: 135,000

Global Population: 962,000

PEID: 15131

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 Uganda, numbering 135,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 962,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Pökoot. The primary religion practiced by the Pokot is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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