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
Ahtena, Copper RiverUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity500
AlabamaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity1,680
Apache, JicarillaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Protestant2,243
Apache, KiowaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions12,000
Apache, LipanUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions6,205
Apache, MescaleroUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions3,400
Apache, WesternUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions18,964
ArapahoUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions10,900
ArikaraUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesNon-Religious1,360
AssiniboinUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions1,204
Atsugewi, Pitt RiverUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions150
Blackfoot, SiksikaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity25,520
CaddoUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity5,757
CahuillaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic3,000
CatawbaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity578
CayugaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity1,200
ChehalisUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions875
CherokeeUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions310,000
ChetcoUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity40
CheyenneUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions22,900
ChickasawUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity21,897
Chinook WawaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions640
ChippewaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic114,020
ChitimachaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions404
ChoctawUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity87,895
ChumashUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity178
KlallamUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions2,650
Coeur d'AleneUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,800
Columbia River SahaptinUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Protestant1,040
Columbia-WenatchiUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions700
ComancheUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity15,191
Coos, HanisUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Protestant350
CowlitzUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesNon-Religious2,000
Creek, MuskogeeUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity69,200
CrowUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity11,166
CupenoUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic290
Dakota, SiouxUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions123,908
Degexitan, IngalikUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox275
DelawareUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions7,555
Eastern Keres PuebloUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions7,000
Eskimo CreoleUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox3,100
Eskimo, Alaska Inupiat, NorthwestUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox6,685
Eskimo, Alaska Inupiat, NorthUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity9,000
Eskimo, St Lawrence IslandUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions1,500
Gros Ventre, AtsinaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions1,700
Flathead-KalispelUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic6,800
Haida, NorthernUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity600
Han, MoosehideUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions300
HidatsaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions1,500