People Group Profiles

“All nations will come and worship before you."

- Revelations 15:4

Alabama of United States

People Group Info

Total Population: 1,680

ROP3 Code: 100205
IMB Affinity Group: American Peoples
Affinity Bloc: North American Peoples
People Cluster: North American Indigenous
Language: English - (eng)
Religion: Christianity
Country of Origin: United States

Photo courtesy Alabama-Coushatta Tribe
of Mikko Colabe III Clem Fain Sylestine
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Majority Located Where

  , TX - 1,200

  , OK - 380

  Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX - 100

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Brief Profile

The Alabama people, also known as Alibamu or Albaamaha, are a Native American people group of the Southeastern tribes culture people. Originally, they resided in the state of Alabama near the Alabama River. Moreover, they were originally members of the Muscogee Creek Confederacy. Now, they reside on the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas in Polk County, Texas and the Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town, headquartered in Wetumka, Oklahoma.

Their language is linguistically closely related to the Koasati. In fact, both the Alabama and Koasati, also known as the Coushatta, migrated to Texas during the same period having intermarried. As referenced above, their tribe is now known as the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas. As of 2010, there were 1,137 members of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe.

In Okmulgee County, Oklahoma, the Alabama reside in the Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town and are affiliated with the federally recognized Muscogee Creek Nation. In Oklahoma, there are approximately 380 Alabama people.

Prayer Points

  • Ask God to work in the lives and hearts of Alabama people who have become nominal Christians.
  • Pray that evangelical Alabama Christians will cross cultures to share the message of Christ with their new foreign neighbors.
  • Ask God to work in the lives and hearts of Alabama people who claim no religion or practice ethnic religions.

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Learning Resources

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Country City Metro Area Name State / Prov. Baseline Population
United StatesDallasDallas-Fort Worth-ArlingtonTX100