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
 
Dakota, SiouxUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions123,908
LakotaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions12,500
DelawareUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions7,555
Eastern Keres PuebloUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions7,000
Eskimo, Alaska Inupiat, NorthwestUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox6,685
LuisenoUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions4,980
Massachusett, WampanoagUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions4,300
Sauk-Fox, MesquakieUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesOther Religions4,000
QuapawUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic3,240
Eskimo CreoleUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox3,100
CahuillaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic3,000
MaiduUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions2,500
Yokuts, ChuckchansiUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity2,500
LushootseedUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions2,300
Coeur d'AleneUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,800
Gros Ventre, AtsinaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions1,700
Eskimo, St Lawrence IslandUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions1,500
HidatsaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions1,500
MandanUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions1,171
OnondagaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions900
ChehalisUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions875
Chinook WawaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions640
SkagitUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Other / Marginal540
TanainaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox450
ChitimachaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions404
TananaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions380
Han, MoosehideUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions300
CupenoUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic290
Degexitan, IngalikUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox275
Mitchif, French CreeUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic275
Atsugewi, Pitt RiverUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions150
TanacrossUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesNon-Religious130
PanamintUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions100
KashayaUnited StatesAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesEthnic Religions85
American PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Anglican0
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