Antiguan of Canada

People Group Info

Total Population: 3,500

ROP3 Code: 106882
IMB Affinity Group: American Peoples
Affinity Bloc: North American Peoples
People Cluster: Afro-American, Northern
Language: Antigua and Barbuda Creole English - (aig)
Religion: Christianity
Country of Origin: Antigua and Barbuda

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Majority Located Where

  Toronto (Mississauga, Brampton), ON - 3,500

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Brief Profile

Antiguan people migrated from Antigua and Barbuda to North America. Their primary language is Antigua and Barbuda Creole English, the more prominent language spoken in Antigua and Barbuda.

They are part of the Afro-American, Northern people cluster within the North American Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, they are dispersed with over 100,000 Antiguans residing in at least 4 different countries. The culture is predominantly a mixture of West African and British cultural influences mking it a classic example of a creole culture. It emerged from the mixing of Amerindian (Carib and Arawak), West African, and European (primarily British) cultural traditions. Family and religion play an important roles in the lives of Antiguans.

A majority of Antiguans are Christians, with the Anglican Church being the largest denomination. Catholicism is the other significant denomination, with the remainder being other Protestants: including Methodists, Moravians, and Pentecostals.

Prayer Points

  • Ask God to work in the lives and hearts of Antiguan people who have become nominal Christians.
  • Pray that evangelical Christians will cross cultures to share the message of Christ with their new foreign neighbors, the Antiguans, in North America.
  • Ask God to work in the lives and hearts of evangelical Antiguan people to spread the gospel to their own people and beyond to other peoples.


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CanadaTorontoToronto (Mississauga, Brampton)ON3,500