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Tuareg, Algerian in Algeria

Tuareg, Algerian

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
152,000 Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spoken Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % No   

Tuareg, Algerian in Algeria

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The Tuareg are descended from Berbers in the region that is now Libya, and also from ancient Saharan peoples. Following the independence of African countries in the 1960s, Tuareg territory was artificially divided into modern nations: Niger, Mali, Algeria, Libya, and Burkina Faso. The Tuareg adopted camel nomadism, along with its distinctive form of social organization, from camel-herding Arabs about two thousand years ago.

Ministry Obstacles
Algeria does not provide a welcome to Christian workers, as such. Innovative ideas for access are needed.

Outreach Ideas
Pray for the few existing believers to become mature in the faith, and be given a heart to share the Gospel message with their friends.

Pray for the followers of Christ
Pray for the few Christian believers among the Tuareg, that they will live exemplary lives and reveal the Lord's character through his Spirit.

Pray for the entire people group
Pray for improved living conditions for the Tuareg, and for good schools for their children so they can be well prepared to live in the 21st century.

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Global Prayer Digest: 2012-12-18
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Country: Algeria
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, North and Middle East
Persecution Rank:17 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Adrar, Béchar, Biskra, Djelfa, El Bayadh, El Oued, Ghardaïa, Illizi, Laghouat, Naama, Ouargla, Tamanrasset, and Tindouf provinces; Morocco border along Atlas mountains, northeast to Médéa, south of Algiers, southeast to Righ Wadi, south as far as plateau du Tademait.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
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People Name in Country: Tuareg, Algerian
People Name General: Tuareg, Algerian
Alternate People Names:
Algerian Saharan SpokenArab-Speaking
Arabic, Algerian Saharan SpokenArabized Tuareg
AruatAsben Tuareg
Chaamba BedouinLaguat Bedouin
Nail BedouinShaanba
Tamanrasset TuaregTuareg Arab-Speaking
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ROP3 Code: 109776
Joshua Project People ID: 15226
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 152,000
Population all Countries: 203,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: Arab World
People Cluster: Tuareg
People Name General: Tuareg, Algerian
Ethnic Code: CMT32h
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spoken (152,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): aao    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Religion Sub-division:Sunni
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.01 %(Evangelical: 0.01 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam99.99 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent100.00 %
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
GSEC Status:Level 1   Less than 2% Evangelical. Some evangelical resources available, but no active church planting within past 2 years
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1992
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 RecordingsArabic Bibles Online
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Arabic, Algerian Sah ...
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Tuareg, Algerian in Algeria

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    Tuareg     Africa, North and Middle East    
      Tuareg, Algerian Algeria    
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            Tuareg, Algerian in Algeria          
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      Islam     Arabic, Algerian Saharan Spoken  
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