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Cakfem-Mushere in Nigeria


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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
9,900 Cakfem-Mushere Christianity 90.00 % 3.00 % No   

Cakfem-Mushere in Nigeria

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Introduction / History
Most Mushere people are still influenced by traditional African religion and polytheism – the worship of many spirits. No meaningful decision is made without first consulting "Miskhakam Kun," the only priest qualified to approach Naan, the primary god, or the goddess Mat-Naan. These deities are believed to own the land, animals and even mankind. A peaceful coexistence between man and the spirit world requires incantations, strict adherence to many religious laws and animals sacrifices.
An astounding 95 percent of Mushere speakers profess Christianity, yet without God's Word in their language, traditional African beliefs inform the daily decisions.

Located primarily in Plateau State the Mushere are not rich people. They are farmers growing and harvesting garden vegetables for their own consumption. They also make their living from the forest selling timber and other products.

Without exposure to the God of Scripture, slavery to the gods of traditional religion will continue for generations. The only hope for the Mushere peoples' future is a revelation of the Gospel's message in their heart language. Short audio Bible stories and evangelistic messages have been recorded in Mushere. They explain salvation and give basic Christian teaching. But more is needed and the Mushere churches have banded together to endorse a New Testament translation effort.

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Country: Nigeria
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, West and Central
Persecution Rank:12 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Plateau state: Mangu LGA.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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People Name in Country: Cakfem-Mushere
People Name General: Cakfem-Mushere
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 101852
Joshua Project People ID: 11078
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 9,900
Population all Countries: 9,900
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Chadic
People Name General: Cakfem-Mushere
Ethnic Code: NAB60b
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Primary Language: Cakfem-Mushere
Language Code (ISO): cky    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Mwaghavul: Panyam (Unknown)
Total Languages: 2
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Protestant
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity90.00 %(Evangelical: 3.00 %)
Ethnic Religions10.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent40.00 %
Protestant60.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a modest presence.
Least-Reached: No
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 2016
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 World Christian Resource Directory
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Cakfem-Mushere
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