People Group Highlights

“All nations will come and worship before you."

- Revelations 15:4

Navaho of United States

People Group Info

Total Population: 304,122

ROP3 Code: 107125
IMB Affinity Group: American Peoples
Affinity Bloc: North American Peoples
People Cluster: North American Indigenous
Language: Navajo - (nav)
Religion: Ethnic Religions
Country of Origin: United States

Majority Located Where

  Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ - 25,600

  Albuquerque, NM - 14,700

  Salt Lake City, UT - 3,800

  Tucson, AZ - 2,800

  Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV - 1,700

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Brief Profile

The Navaho, also known as the Diné and traditionally spelled Navajo, are a Native American people predominantly located in northeast Arizona on the Navajo Nation. The Navaho Nation surrounds the Tewa and the Hopi, Hopitu-Shinumu who reside in 12 villages on the Hopi Reservation.

The Navajo Nation covers 27,425 square miles in northeastern Arizona, southeastern Utah, and northwestern New Mexico making it the largest land area retained by a United States Native American people. It also has the largest Native American government.

They are the second largest Native American people group in the United States, the largest being the Cherokee. Over 75% of all Navaho reside in Arizona and New Mexico.

Most Navaho adhere to traditional Navaho beliefs, Roman Catholicism, and Mormonism.

For more information, see Navajo People - The Diné, Wikipedia's Navajo and Discover Navaho.

Prayer Points

  • Pray for Navaho to come to a saving knowledge of the true Creator and to find their identity and their place in Christ.
  • Pray for boldness among Navaho believers as they witness and give testimony of how Christ has changed their lives.
  • Pray for Christians as they share Christ and plant churches among the Navaho people.

People Group Resources

4 Directions in Navajo
The Four Spiritual Laws in Navajo.

Native Americans - Worldview and Trends
Learn about Native Americans, their Worldview and Trends.

People Group - Navajo Bible Story Set
Developed by J. O. Terry for Navajo, a Native Amerindian group in Southwest USA.

Learning Resources

Learn more about "Learning Paths"
Online Courses for embracing, encountering and engaging diaspora people. Work at your own pace. Begin anytime and complete the course according to your schedule. Interactive, Hands-On Application.

Learn more about "Reaching the Nations"
This book delineates five disciplines Christians should develop in order to effectively reach the nations. More specifically, it will guide Christians to develop an engagement strategy in their locale.

World Religions - Beliefs Overview
An overview of major world religions and cults - their beliefs and practices.

Other Resources

Prayer Guide for Unreached Peoples
A 30 day guide to pray for unreached people groups.

Online Talking Bible - Navajo
The purpose of Talking Bibles is to give non-readers and the blind access to the Bible in their native language.

Prayer Guide using the GOSPELS acronym
A prayer guide that utilizes the acronym GOSPELS to pray for workers among diaspora.

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Country City Metro Area Name State / Prov. Baseline Population
United StatesPhoenixPhoenix-Mesa-ScottsdaleAZ25,600
United StatesAlbuquerqueAlbuquerqueNM14,700
United StatesSalt Lake CitySalt Lake CityUT3,800
United StatesTucsonTucsonAZ2,800
United StatesLas VegasLas Vegas-Henderson-ParadiseNV1,700
United StatesDenverDenver-Aurora-LakewoodCO890
United StatesOgdenOgden-ClearfieldUT450
United StatesProvoProvo-OremUT380
United StatesPortlandPortland-Vancouver-HillsboroOR290
United StatesPlanoDallas-Fort Worth-ArlingtonTX200
United StatesPort ArthurBeaumont-Port ArthurTX78
United StatesOdessaOdessaTX78