Pana

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A language of Burkina Faso

Alternate Names
Sama
Population

5,000 in Burkina Faso (1998). Population total all countries: 7,800.

Location

Sourou Province, Kassoum Subdistrict, Oué town area, Sourou River valley entering from Mali. Also in Mali.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Pana North, Pana South.

Language Use

All ages. Also use Bambara [bam] or Jula [dyu]. Young people are free to use Jula and Marka [rkm] in the home.

Language Development
Poetry. Radio programs.
Other Comments

Muslim, traditional religion, Christian.

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