American Indians and Alaska Natives
Census Bureau Resources on www.census.gov
Posters created by artists of the Institute of American Indian Arts for the Decennial Census
"Listen to the Drum, Raise your voice, Name your tribe"
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"For our future, Alaska Natives--Be Counted. Answer the Census"
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"Let our voices be heard"
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"We are the children of Mother Earth"
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Thematic map showing distributions of American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut persons in counties in 1990 as percentage range of total county populations, from less than One per cent to 60 per cent or more (1.17 MB JPEG image file)
Lists Block Maps of American Indian and Alaska Native Areas(AIANA) by name of the reservation or native area, availability, size of map set, and price per set
Lists by state the Indian Areas designated by the Economic Development Administration for empowerment contracting priority.
Lists American Indian Reservation and Trust lands by name in alphabetical order giving 1990 population, land area in square miles, number of persons for whom poverty status is determined, and percent below poverty level
1990 CENSUS DATA TABLES
1990 CP-3-7-1 1990 Census of Population, Characteristics
of American Indians by Tribe and Language
1 Tables 1-13 (785 pages)
2 Tables 14-28 (804 pages)
Indian Languages Spoken at Home by American Indian Persons 5 Years
or Over in Households:1990 (5K)
Housing Characteristics of Occupied Housing Units with an American
Indian Householder, by Tribe of Householder for 25 Largest American
Indian Tribes (29K)
STATISTICAL BRIEFS: HOUSING OF AMERICAN INDIANS ON
RESERVATIONS (1995) Press
Release Summary -
Structural Characteristics-1 -
Equipment and Fuels
ETHNOGRAPHIC EXPLORATORY RESEARCH REPORTS - independent ethnographies of patterns of behavior and belief in defined U.S. socio-cultural communities which may affect census coverage.
by Nancy Bonvillain:
by Susan Lobo:
American Indian community: history, social organization, and factors
that contribute to census undercount.
by Carol Lujan:
simple as one, two, three: Census underenumeration among the American
Indians and Alaska Natives.
ETHNOGRAPHIC EVALUATIONS OF THE 1990 DECENNIAL CENSUS - comparing independent enumerations of small areas with official census results and explaining coverage discrepancies
by Terry Anne Straus:
by John Moore:
by Patricia Lerch:
differences in the census of a rural minority population in North
Carolina: the Little Branch area of the Waccamaw Sioux Tribe.