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
 
Achumawi, Pitt RiverUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity900
KwakiutlUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Protestant350
LakotaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions12,500
Ahtena, Copper RiverUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity500
AlabamaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity1,680
Lower ChinookUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Protestant425
Apache, JicarillaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Protestant2,243
Apache, KiowaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions12,000
LuisenoUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions4,980
Apache, LipanUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions6,205
LumbeeUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Protestant68,773
Apache, MescaleroUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions3,400
Apache, WesternUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions18,964
LushootseedUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions2,300
MaiduUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions2,500
MakahUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions1,220
MandanUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions1,171
ArapahoUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions10,900
MaricopaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions900
ArikaraUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesNon-Religious1,360
Massachusett, WampanoagUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions4,300
AssiniboinUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions1,204
Atsugewi, Pitt RiverUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions150
MenominiUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic8,491
MiamiUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions3,900
MicmacUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity3,600
Mikasuki SeminoleUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity1,700
Mitchif, French CreeUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic275
MiwokUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Protestant230
MohaveUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity388
MohawkUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity2,200
Mohegan-Montauk-NarragansettUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity1,600
MonoUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Protestant2,300
Blackfoot, SiksikaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity25,520
NanticokeUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Protestant550
NavahoUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions304,122
Nez PerceUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Protestant3,500
CaddoUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity5,757
CahuillaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic3,000
NooksackUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity362
Northern Tiwa, PicurisUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity2,800
CatawbaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity578
CayugaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity1,200
OkanaganUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity2,100
Omaha-Ponca, DhegihaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity530
ChehalisUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions875
OneidaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity3,750
CherokeeUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions310,000
OnondagaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions900
ChetcoUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity40