Natives Count Census 2020


Comic of group of Indians reading 1491 Census: Population 100% Native American, ship in background

Census 1491: Native American Population Holding Steady at 100%

The census is a keystone of our representative government. Making sure that Native Americans are accurately counted in Census 2020 is a top civil rights issue in Indian Country today.

Past undercounts of Native populations have deprived hundreds of thousands of Native Americans of their voice in government.

NARF is working with partners to ensure that Natives Count in Census 2020, which will take place April 1, 2020.

Learn more about this issue and how you can help at