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

Boucle du Muhoun region: Sourou province, Kassoum subdistrict, Oué town area, Sourou river valley from Mali.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Pana North, Pana South.

Language Use

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

Language Development
Poetry. Radio programs.
Other Comments

Muslim, traditional religion.

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