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Kisii
Indigenous Group Kisii (Also Known As: Gusii, Kosova, Guzii, Ekegusii)
Location Kenya, Southwestern Kenya, south of Kavirondo Gulf, Kisii, Nyamira and Gucha Districts, Nyanza Province
Estimated Population 1,440,827 (2000, Kisii)
Environment Savannah / Highlands / Temperate
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Commerce / Handicraft Sales
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Gusii
Classification: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern, Narrow Bantu, Central, E, Kuria (E.10)
Alternate Names: Kisii, Kosova, Guzii, Ekegusii
Website URLs Ethnologue: Gusii, A language of Kenya
Kisii
Gusii Profile
Wikipedia, Kisii
Gusii language
The Gusii
Gusii People
Kisii Soapstone
NGOs International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA)
United Nations, Kenya
United Nations Development Programme, Kenya
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
World Bank, Kenya
Kenya AIDS NGOs Consortium (KANCO)
Kenya Human Rights Commission
Wildlife Conservation Society
International Community for the Relief of Starvation and Suffering (ICROSS)

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