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Indigenous Communities from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Alur
 
Indigenous Group Alur (Also known as: Lur, Luri, Lurem, Aloro, Alua, Alulu, Dho Alur, Jo Alur)
Location Democratic Republic of Congo, In the northeastern Orientale Province. Also in Uganda in the northwestern Nebbi district, on the northwest coast of Albert Nyanza, Nile Valley.
Estimated Population 1,000,000 (2008, NationMaster.com)
Environment Tropical / Lowland / Rainforest / Forest / Swamp / Riverine
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Fishing / Trade / Animal Husbandry / Paid Labor / Commerce
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Alur
Classification:
Nilo-Saharan, Eastern Sudanic, Nilotic, Western, Luo, Southern, Luo-Acholi, Alur-Acholi, Alur
Alternate names: Lur, Aloro, Alua, Alulu, Luri, Dho Alur, Jo Alur.
Website URLs Wikipedia
Alur Economy
Congo Tragedy
Ituri in Eastern DRC
Ethnologue: Alur, A Language of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
NGOs The Cooperative Office for Voluntary Organizations (COVOL) - The Shea Project
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