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|Christian Adherents:||95.00 %|
|Online Audio NT:||No|
|People Cluster:||Bantu, Central-South|
|Affinity Bloc:||Sub-Saharan Peoples|
Legend postulates that they separated from the Bemba during migration from Congo after royal sisters differed. One royal sister did not offer mushroom to a nephew or niece who was hungry. When the clay pot which she was carrying on her head dropped and broke apart mushrooms spilled for all to see and and that royal sister and her immediate family were excommunicated from the migrating tribe. The were called Bisa because they were deemed to be bad people: "Ababi" or Ababisa"
They live on the eastern shores of Lake Bangweulu through Mpika and Chinsali in Muchinga Province to Lundazi and Chama in the eastern provinces of Zambia.
Those near the lake are fishermen, those in Muchinga and eastern provinces are small game poachers/hunters. Subsistence farming is a common denominator for all. Others have migrated into urban areas to escape rural poverty.
Many practice witchcraft. Even though they profess Christianity, their last line of defense is witchcraft.
Pray they will break away from the belief and practice of witchcraft by the power of the Holy Spirit and the blood of Jesus Christ.