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Indigenous Communities from Burkina Faso

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Turka
Indigenous Group Turka (Also known as: Tyurai, Tourka, Turuka, Curama, Tyurama, Central Senufo, Curaba)
Location Burkina Faso, North and West of Banfora, Tyurama Regio; Provinces Comoe and Leraba; Departments Banfora, Beregadougou, Wolonkoto, Douna and Sindou; Villages Bodadiougou, Toumoussei, Beregadougou, Fabedougou, Malon, Diamon, Kolokolo, Mondon, Moussodougou, Wolonkoto, Douna, Niofila, and Tourny
Estimated Population 38,110 (2005, People Groups)
Environment Forest / Savannah / Highland / Tropical
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Paid Labor
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Turka
Classification: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, North, Gur, Central, Southern, Kirma-Tyurama
Alternate Names: Tourka, Turuka, Curama, Tyurama
Dialects: Douna, Beregadougou-Toumousseni
Website URLs Sociolinguistic Survey Report for the Tyurma (Turka) language
Turka: A language of Burkina Faso
Wikipedia: Comoé Province
Language map of Burkina Faso
Country Senoufo
The Senufo of West Africa
NGOs International Service: West Africa, Burkina Faso
United Nations Development Program: PNUD Burkina Faso
Welthungerhilfe - German Agro Action
Afrique Verte
Hilfe Direkt: Burkina Faso

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