Tuareg, Arabized in Niger

Joshua Project has identified the Tuareg, Arabized only in Niger

Population

386,000

Christian

0.00%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Joshua Project


Introduction

"Arabized" Tuareg are those who have adopted the Arabic language as their own. At least to this extent, they have become a part of Arab culture. Before French colonization, the Tuareg were organized into loose confederations, each consisting of a dozen or so tribes. Following the independence of African countries in the 1960s, Tuareg territory was artificially divided into modern nations: Niger, Mali, Algeria, Libya, and Burkina Faso. Each Tuareg clan is made up of several family groups, led by their collective chiefs.


Ministry Obstacles

The Tuareg tribes have strong tribal identity, and Islam is part of that self-identification.


Outreach Ideas

Perhaps African believers will be burdened to carry the message of Christ to the Tuareg tribes. Pray that tribal animosities will be overcome.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

Pray for the followers of Jesus that will soon come forth from the Tuareg tribes: that the Lord will send qualified pastors and teachers, that they will be zealous to follow Christ, and they will live holy lives in the power of the Lord's Spirit.


Pray for the Entire People Group

Pray for the Tuareg tribes of Africa, that they will increasingly desire to know Jesus, the Son of God, deity. Pray He will reveal himself to them, and will send Christians to help them.

Profile Source: Joshua Project

People Name General Tuareg, Arabized
People Name in Country Tuareg, Arabized
Population in Niger 386,000
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged or Unknown Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Asben Tuareg, Kel Air
Affinity Bloc Arab World
People Cluster Tuareg
People Name General Tuareg, Arabized
Ethnic Code CMT32h
Country Niger
Continent Africa
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window Yes
People Group Map Tuareg, Arabized in Niger

Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Arabic, Algerian Spoken (386,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Arabic, Algerian Spoken 386,000
Largest Religion Islam
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
0.00%    ( Evangelical  0.00% )
Ethnic Religions
0.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
100.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
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