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Izarguien in Western Sahara

Izarguien

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
34,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % No   

Izarguien in Western Sahara

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Summary
The Izarguien are Saharan Arabs, a sub-group of the Tekna tribe. They adhere to the Maliki branch of Sunni Islam. The Tekna is a tribal confederation of Berber and Arab origins in southern Morocco and parts of northern Western Sahara. The Tekna tribes speak the Hassaniya Arabic and Berber Tamazight languages. Their traditional lifestyle was partly nomadic, based on camel and goat herding, and partly sedentary, controlling important routes of the Saharan caravan trade.

Ministry Obstacles
Western Sahara is not hospitable to visitors. The partially nomadic tribes are often reluctant to trust outsiders.

Outreach Ideas
Gospel radio broadcasts may bear fruit among the tribes of the Sahara. Much prayer is needed for the preparation of these broadcasts, and for hearts to be prepared to hear and believe.

Pray for the followers of Christ
There quite likely isn't a single follower of Christ among the Izarguien tribe. However, pray for those the Lord will soon call to himself. Pray they will be firmly grounded on the truths of Scripture, not mixing the grace offered through Christ with the religion of good works. Pray they will understand the priority of living a life obedient to Christ, as an expression of thanksgiving.

Pray for the entire people group
Pray for the Izarguien tribe, living in a harsh and dangerous environment, to be able to provide adequately for their needs. Pray for the widow, the orphan, and the elderly to be cared for. Pray these people will be able to adjust to the changing requirements of the modern era.

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Global Prayer Digest: 2014-02-06
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Country: Western Sahara
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, North and Middle East
10/40 Window: Yes
   
 
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People Name in Country: Izarguien
People Name General: Izarguien
Alternate People Names:
AitaFoikat
ROP3 Code: 104134
Joshua Project People ID: 12303
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 34,000
Population all Countries: 52,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Arab World
People Cluster: Berber-Shilha
People Name General: Izarguien
Ethnic Code: CMT32g
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Language
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Primary Language: Hassaniyya (34,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): mey    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam100.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: Yes
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsAudio New Testament
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories in Hassaniyya
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Hassaniyya
Film / VideoThe Prophets' Story
 
 
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Izarguien in Western Sahara

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