Indian Tribes Today

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The Ten Largest Indian Tribes in the United States1

Tribe

Population

1. Cherokee

729,533

2. Navajo

298,197

3. Choctaw

158,374

4. Sioux

153,360

5. Chippewa

99,704

6. Apache

96,833

7. Blackfeet

85,750

8. Iroquois

80,822

9. Pueblo

74,085

10. Creek

71,310

1Indians living in the United States who are of Central and South American origin number 180,940.

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census (2000 census).

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