August 30, 2013
Although the American Indian Population and Labor Force Report is federally mandated to be released no less frequently than biennally, the last report was released in 2007, with figures based on 2005. However, an updated report is supposed to be released this year.
These figures are based on tribes in the lower 48 states, only, who have at least 1,000 tribal members, of which at least 500 are unemployed. According to the 2005 figures, fifteen tribes have staggering unemployment rates exceeding 80%.
August 29, 2013
The Northwest and West Coast states, whose traditional tribal lands include some of the most ethnically diverse cultures in the United States, have very little ethnic representation in state government.
August 19, 2006
The United States is home to nearly 2.4 million American Indians and Alaska Natives, the Census Bureau reported on Tuesday, with Cherokee, Navajo, Sioux and Ojibwe the most prominent tribal affiliations.
June 20, 2003
QUEBEC – Since it left Joe Jacob’s home in Kahnawake, Quebec, the Diabetes Wampum Belt has been carried by walkers, bicyclists, canoes and runners across 1,500 miles, through more than a dozen communities, carrying its message of strength. It’s been estimated the belt could take about 300 years to make its rounds and return to where it originated.
February 18, 2003
Indian languages in the United State American Indian Language statistics speakers of american indian languages how many indigenous languages spoken in the US by number of speakers The following tables list 154 indigenous American languages which are still spoken in the United States, the number of speakers, and where the speakers are located. Table 1 […]
February 17, 2003
KEYWORDS: status of american indian languages native american language indigenous language extinct languages north american languages study of language culture and language Indian languages how many Indian languages languages still spoken by mankind signed art print Indian art print limited edition art print kokopelli art print AUTHOR: Michael Krauss Speaking of the sacredness of things, […]
March 26, 2002
Keywords: Diabetes health statistics adult onset diabetes juvenile diabetes and American Indians ethnic groups and diabetes Mashantucket Foxwoods Resort Casino DIABETES education Alaska natives and diabetes Pima Indians and diabetes Mashantucket Pequots Mohegans Mohegan Sun AUTHOR: Adam Bowles, Norwich Bulletin Although his mother and aunts developed the disease, Kenneth M. Reels, chairman of the Mashantucket […]
February 14, 2002
Utah is among 19 states in which the American Indian population exceeds the U.S. proportion of 1.5 percent, and among four Southwestern states in which American Indians make up the majority of the population in certain counties, according to U.S. Census figures released today.
The figures from the 2000 Census also show that the number of Indians is increasing at a faster rate than the overall U.S. population, and the majority of Indians live in the West.
February 14, 2002
Keywords: Indian population figures indian population statistics 1990 Census + Indians American Indian population figures Author: Jon Kamman, The Arizona Republic Phoenix has the highest proportion of American Indians among the top 10 cities in the nation. But increasing urbanization doesn’t necessarily mean Indians are losing touch with their ancestral homelands and cultures, a leading […]