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Indigenous Communities from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Kakwa
 
Indigenous Group Kakwa (Also known as: Bari Kakwa, Kakua, Kwakwak)
Location Democratic Republic of Congo, Orientale Province, Aru Territory, North of Aru and Faradje Territory; Kakwa County, Sub-Counties Rumu, Inzi, Kumuru, Diso, and Adumi. Also in Uganda; Sudan
Estimated Population 110,000 (2000, Kakwa Web).
Environment Tropical / Rainforest / Valley / Plateau / Mountain / Riverine
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Hunter / Agriculture / Trade / Animal Husbandry / Commerce
Level of Assimilation Assimilated
Language Family Kakwa
Classification: Nilo-Saharan, Eastern Sudanic, Nilotic, Eastern, Bari
Alternate names: Bari Kakwa
Website URLs Ethnologue: Kakwa a language of Democratic Republic of Congo
Community Profile: Kakwa
The Kakwa Tribe
NGOs Amnesty International in the DRC
Rights and Democracy
Human Rights Watch (HRW)
ActNow (The Inspire Foundation)

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