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Map Source: Anonymous
|Primary Religion:||Ethnic Religions|
|Christian Adherents:||25.00 %|
|Online Audio NT:||No|
|Affinity Bloc:||Sub-Saharan Peoples|
Kunamas are indigenous Eritreans and ethnic Nigerian Nilo-Saharan found in Eritrea, Sudan, and Ethiopia. Over time they migrated into these countries and farmed there. They live in villages with homes made of straw huts and they speak Kunama. The villages inhabited by Kunama are remote and far away from other civilians.
Kunamas are located in the Gash-Barka region of Eritrea, Tigray region of Ethiopia, and Kassala, Sudan and its outskirts.
Kunama are mainly pastoralists and agriculturalists and many are cattle herders. Kunama are known for their farming and the region they live in in Eritrea is known as 'The Bread-basket of Eritrea. '
Kunama practice a religion that includes worship of the sun god Anna. Some Kunama converted to Catholicism and Islam. The number of non-Christians is still high.
Pray for the Kunama without water.
Pray for the Kunama so they can come to see Jesus.
Pray for the Kunama that they understand that God will welcome them into his kingdom with open arms.