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
AlgonquinsCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions1,415
AtikamekwCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity5,365
Carrier, BabineCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic3,000
Bella CoolaCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity1,500
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
Chippewa, Western OjibwaCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity7,440
Ojibwa SevernCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Anglican12,000
PentlatchCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions60
CanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity700
Cree, SwampyCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity5,300
Dogrib (Tlicho)CanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic3,500
CanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity7,800
CanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity425
Cree, WoodsCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity63,000
ChipewyanCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions6,900
Carrier, SouthernCanadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic600
WappoUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American Peoples 60
WashoUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American Peoples 349
WichitaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American Peoples 499
WintuUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American Peoples 2,700
YuchiUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American Peoples 2,100
YurokUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American Peoples 5,700
Klamath-ModocUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American Peoples 2,800
Achumawi, Pitt RiverUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity900
Ahtena, Copper RiverUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity500
AlabamaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity1,680
MicmacUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity3,600
Mikasuki SeminoleUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity1,700
MohaveUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity388
MohawkUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity2,200