Eastern Aleuts in United States


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

When the Russian Empire sold Alaska to the United States in the 1867, there were indigenous peoples who were now living on either side of an international border. The Aleutian Islands, home of the Eastern Aleut people, were divided between Russia and the United States. Their homeland was overrun by gold miners during the Alaskan gold rush in the 1830s. This caused a dramatic drop in their population from which they have never recovered.


What Are Their Lives Like?

By the late 20th century, the Aleut people were able to start bringing back their traditional ways. This included their subsistence hunting economy and food gathering. Once again, they began to do their crafts and speak their ancient language.


What Are Their Beliefs?

About two-thirds of the Eastern Aleuts in the US are Christian. The others are either non-religious or they practice their traditional religion.


What Are Their Needs?

The Eastern Aleuts need to learn new job skills so they can thrive in the 21st century.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Aleut, Eastern in United States.

Pray for Eastern Aleut believers to take Christ to their counterparts in Russia. Pray for Aleut believers to lean entirely on the Holy Spirit and live submissive, joyful lives in Him.


References

https://www.eatribes.org/culture/aleut-culture/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aleut#Tribes https://www.apiai.org/departments/cultural-heritage-department/culture-history/history/ https://www.eatribes.org/culture/aleut-culture/


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Aleut, Eastern
People Name in Country Aleut, Eastern
Natural Name Eastern Aleuts
Population this Country 2,300
Population all Countries 2,800
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Aleut; Aleuts; Eastern Aleut; Western Aleut
People ID 11682
ROP3 Code 102826
Country United States
Region America, North and Caribbean
Continent North America
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Alaskan peninsula, east Aleutian Islands, and Pribilofs (Eastern Aleut dialect); Aleutian chain, Atka island (Western Aleut dialect).   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country United States
Region America, North and Caribbean
Continent North America
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Alaskan peninsula, east Aleutian Islands, and Pribilofs (Eastern Aleut dialect); Aleutian chain, Atka island (Western Aleut dialect)..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Primary Language Aleut
Language Code ale   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
English
Primary Language Aleut
Language Code ale   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
  English
People Groups Speaking Aleut

Primary Language:  Aleut

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1840-2008)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Orthodox
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 4.00 %)
65.00 %
Ethnic Religions
20.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
15.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
10.0 %
Orthodox
90.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Photo Source Anonymous 
Map Source U.S. Census Bureau  
Profile Source Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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