Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Malinke

Language: Western Maninkakan - (mlq)

Alternate Name(s): In Progress

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: United States

Also found in: Burkina Faso; Mali; Senegal

Population: 5,600

Global Population: 1,538,600

PEID: 47665

ROP: 106266

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Maninka of United States, numbering 5,600, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Malinke people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,538,600 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Western Maninkakan. The primary religion practiced by the Maninka is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available