IN NORTH AMERICA
A number of faith groups have been founded in North America. Native spirituality dates
back to pre-historic time. Most of the recent groups started as breakaway sects from
Christianity, and later evolved into separate Christian churches. Others are considered
Note 1: Many natives follow a combination of Christianity and
traditional Native Spirituality; they have probably not been included in this total.
Note 2: Teen-age "dabblers" not included. Accurate data
cannot be obtained for this religion.
Data were taken from the 1994 World Almanac unless otherwise noted.