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Mexican-American Indians now make up the fourth largest tribal group in the United States

 


Mexican-American Indians now make up the fourth largest tribal group in the United States, following the Cherokee, Navajo, and Choctaw, according to the US Census.

A US Census brief, titled “The American Indian and Native Population: 2010,” states that there are 175,494 Mexican-American Indians nationwide, 14,435 in Texas, and 578 in El Paso County.

These figures do not include members of the Tigua tribe in El Paso. As of 2012, there were 1,717 members of the tribe.

http://newspapertree.com/articles/2013/10/24/mexican-american-indians-now-make-up-fourth-largest-tribal-group-in-the-united-states

 

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