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People groups: the North Sentinelese

The Sentinelese people live on North Sentinel Island, which is part of India and lies south in the Indian Ocean in the Andaman archipelago. The nearest island is less than 30 km away, but they are over 1200 km from the Indian subcontinent....

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People Group: Bushmen of Angola

The Bushmen are the oldest inhabitants of southern Africa, with about 100,000 people scattered across Namibia, South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Lesotho and Angola. In Angola, they are mainly concentrated in remote, inaccessible areas and ...

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People Groups: Baka

The Baka people of southeastern Cameroon are the largest of several pygmy groups scattered throughout Central Africa.  Pygmy people tend to be small in stature, with adult men not taller than 155 centimetres.

The Baka worship the forest s...

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People Groups: Uzbeks

Uzbeks are famous for their hospitality, believing that guests are a blessing and a privilege. Even in the humblest of circumstances, a stranger is warmly received and hosted.

This landlocked country, bordering Afghanistan, has reso...

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People Groups: Hausa

The Hausa are the largest people group in West Africa. For hundreds of years, commerce, fuelled by a network of trade routes across the Sahel, Sahara and Sudan, has spread Hausa culture and language far and wide.

Islam arrived in Ha...

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People Groups: MKs

Missionary Kids, referred to as MKs, have been part of the history of missions since the age of Modern Missions began in the late 1700s. But until recent decades, their unique characteristics and roles in missions have been little understo...

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People Groups: the Afar of Djibouti

The Afar people have been in the Horn of Africa for centuries, their lineages reaching back to the Arabian Peninsula. Language scholars tell us that they were some of the first people living in the Horn of Africa. Djibouti is home to about 300,000...

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People Groups: North African Arabs

6.1 North african

Africa has been home to Arab people since the A.D. 600s. Many live in the Maghreb region of western North Africa, which includes the countries of Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya.  These countries also have significant populations ...

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