Berber, Tekna in Morocco

Population

557,000

Christian

0.01%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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The name Berber comes from an Arabic name for the aboriginal people west and south of Egypt. Berber is a generic name given to numerous ethnic groups who share similar cultural, political and economical practices. The arabization of the Berber people happened in three stages, the third stage taking place between the 15th and 17th centuries. Their main vocation is settled agriculture, not nomadic wanderings.

Ministry Obstacles

To follow Christ causes a Berber to risk much. Losing one's place in family and society is not a trivial loss, and physical danger may be involved.


Outreach Ideas

Gospel radio broadcasts will be helpful in this remote region.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

There may presently be no followers of Christ among this Berber people group, but pray for those who will soon emerge. Pray they will be joyful always, praying continually, and giving thanks in all circumstances.


Pray for the Entire People Group

Pray these Berber peoples will once again find the Christian faith of their forefathers of long ago.

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Country Morocco
Continent Africa
Region Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country Southwest, coast south to Ifni, north to near Agadir, northeast to Marrakech outskirts, east to Draa, including Sous valley, and south near the border
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People Name General Berber, Tekna
People Name in Country Berber, Tekna
ROP3 Code 109923
Joshua Project People ID 15320
Indigenous Yes
Population in Morocco 557,000
Least-Reached Yes
Alternate Names for People Group Saharawi, Sahrawi, Tekna Berber,
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Tachelhit 557,330
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Affinity Bloc Arab World
People Cluster Berber-Shilha
People Name General Berber, Tekna
Ethnic Code CMT32g
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Largest Religion Islam
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
0.01%    ( Evangelical  0.00% )
Ethnic Religions
0.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
99.99%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
11.00%
Protestant
11.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
78.00%
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