Bambuka in Nigeria

The Bambuka have only been reported in Nigeria
Population
9,600
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

It is said that the Bambuka migrated from the east through Suahkwei from Suahsepp according to one fable. In another, it is believed that the father of the Bambuka, Bipbahgum Mbandana, dropped from the sky with his kapb beinna on the hills above JAH Jingkeb yah tang ahh, and the foot print and his staff, kapb beinna is still on the rocks.


Where Are they Located?

They live in Karim Lamido, LGA Taraba State, Nigeria.


What Are Their Lives Like?

They practice subsistence farming. They are very dedicated to the concept that they must be free and independent from dominating foreign forces.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Traditional religious beliefs are receding and giving way to Christianity.


What Are Their Needs?

They have a lack of religious teachers, mnisters and religious books.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Bambuka
People Name in Country Bambuka
Population in Nigeria 9,600
World Population 9,600
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 2
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Kyak
People ID 18836
ROP3 Code 100927
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 12  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Gombe state: Balanga LGA; Taraba state: Karim Lamido LGA; Adamawa state: Lamurda LGA small area.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 12  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Gombe state: Balanga LGA; Taraba state: Karim Lamido LGA; Adamawa state: Lamurda LGA small area..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Kyak (9,600 speakers)
Language Code bka   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Kyak
Primary Language Kyak (9,600 speakers)
Language Code bka   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Kyak

Primary Language:  Kyak

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions No
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.50 %)
10.00 %
Ethnic Religions
50.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
40.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
10.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
30.0 %
Profile Source Anonymous  
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