Native Americans*

Approximately 22% of Native Americans live on tribal lands or reservations. Living conditions on the reservations are sometimes comparable to Third World countries with employment, education, housing, health, alcoholism being a few social issues faced on reservations.

Besides residing on reservations, large numbers of Native Americans have migrated to metro areas. Approximately 70% of Native Americans live in metro areas. Metro areas with significant Native American populations include Minneapolis, Denver, Phoenix, Tucson, Chicago, Oklahoma City, Houston, New York City, Los Angeles, and Rapid City.

READ MORE . . . Native American Worldview and Trends.

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*Native Americans consists of American Indians and Alaska Natives (NAIA) as defined by the US Census Bureau, which constitutes the North American Indigenous (C0154) and Inuit (C0097) People Group Clusters.

features People Group Strategic Needs

The following pie charts reflect real-time current status of people groups. Hover over the charts/graphs and click on the pop-up window links to learn more about a specific people group.

PG* (People Group) is the largest group through which the gospel can flow without encountering significant barriers of understanding and acceptance.

UPG* (Unreached People Group) is when the percentage of evangelical Christians in the people group is less than 2 percent.

UUPG* (Unengaged Unreached People Group) is Unreached plus there is no intentional church planting strategy being implemented.

People Group Highlights

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StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Population Total
LakotaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions12,500
DelawareUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions7,555
Eastern Keres PuebloUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions7,000
Eskimo, Alaska Inupiat, NorthwestUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox6,685
LuisenoUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions4,980
Massachusett, WampanoagUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions4,300
Sauk-Fox, MesquakieUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesOther Religions4,000
QuapawUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic3,240
Eskimo CreoleUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox3,100
MaiduUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions2,500
Yokuts, ChuckchansiUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity2,500
LushootseedUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions2,300
Gros Ventre, AtsinaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions1,700
Eskimo, St Lawrence IslandUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions1,500
HidatsaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions1,500
MandanUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions1,171
OnondagaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions900
SkagitUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Other / Marginal540
TanainaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox450
TananaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions380
Han, MoosehideUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions300
Mitchif, French CreeUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic275
Degexitan, IngalikUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox275
TanacrossUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesNon-Religious130
PanamintUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions100
KashayaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions85
AlgonquinsCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions1,415
AtikamekwCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity5,365
Carrier, BabineCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic3,000
CarrierCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic2,700
ChilcotinCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity2,500
Chippewa, Eastern Ojibwa SpeakingCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity31,500
ComoxCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,200
Cree, Eastern CoastalCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity7,600
GitxsanCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity13,000
HaislaCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity1,700
HalkomelemCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity9,700
HeiltsukCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity1,870
Cree, Inland EasternCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity2,900
Innu MontaganisCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic22,000
InuitCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic36,000
KaskaCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,200
KitimaatCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity225
LillooetCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic6,670
MétisCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity447,655
Cree, MooseCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity5,300
NaskapiCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity1,627
Nass-GitksianCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity6,500
Chippewa, Northwestern OjibwaCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity23,500
Ntlakyapamuk ThompsonCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Anglican4,100