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Wyoming Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

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Wyoming Ethnic Groups[edit | edit source]

Today, most Wyoming residents are of northern European descent.

African Americans[edit | edit source]

Several thousand African Americans are located primarily around Cheyenne.

American Indians[edit | edit source]

Many Arapahoe, Cheyenne, and Shoshoni Indians live on the Wind River Reservation of west-central Wyoming (see Indians of Wyoming).

Basque[edit | edit source]

Chinese[edit | edit source]

Danes[edit | edit source]

Finns[edit | edit source]

A sizable number of Finns came to work the mines in Uinta and Sweetwater counties in the late 1880s. In 1895, a group of about 600 settlers came from Iowa and Illinois to homestead reclaimed land at a place now called Emblem.

Germans[edit | edit source]

Hispanic Americans[edit | edit source]

There are Hispanic groups around Rock Springs and Cheyenne.

Italians[edit | edit source]

There are small numbers of Italians in Rock Springs.

Japanese[edit | edit source]

Irish[edit | edit source]

Norwegians[edit | edit source]

Russians[edit | edit source]

Swedes[edit | edit source]

Wyoming Political Groups[edit | edit source]

The women's sufferage movement gained considerable attention of the nation from the late 1860's through statehood. The history of this movement may give background to the lives of women living in Wyoming at that time.

Religious Groups[edit | edit source]