People Group Highlights

“All nations will come and worship before you."

- Revelations 15:4

Atsugewi, Pitt River of United States

People Group Info

Total Population: 150

ROP3 Code: 100605
IMB Affinity Group: American Peoples
Affinity Bloc: North American Peoples
People Cluster: North American Indigenous
Language: English - (eng)
Religion: Ethnic Religions
Country of Origin: United States

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Majority Located Where

  Susanville, CA - 150

They primarily live along the Pitt River in the northeast corner of California, near the town of Susanville.

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Brief Profile

The Atsugewi people are a Native American Nation and represent one among eleven other tribes in the Pitt River Tribe, the Ajumawi-Atsugewi Nation. Another tribe in the Ajumawi-Atsugewi Nation is the Achumawi, Pitt River people. Some Atsugewi people are members of the Susanville Indian Rancheria.

Today, both the Achumawi, Pitt River and Atsugewi people are a severely endangered ethno-linguistic people group. Out of an estimated 150 remaining in northeastern California, very few, if any at all, speak the Atsugewi language fluently.

Nevertheless, the people themselves maintain a social identity that adheres to their historical heritage. Their social identity is reinforced by the Pitt River Tribe Council. Click here to read more about the Atsugewi.

Prayer Points

  • Pray for Atsugewi Christians to grow in their faith and to share the message of Christ with other tribes associated with the Pit River Tribe (the Ajumawi-Atsugewi Nation).
  • Pray that Atsugewi Christians will avoid the cultural temptation to be "in name only" followers of Christ.
  • Pray that messengers of the Gospel will take the message of Christ to the few remaining Atsugewi people.


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