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This web page has several features. On the right side in the menu bar is a link to "Native American Nations" that provides historical information about tribes. In the middle of the page are links to agencies with genealogical information by state. There also are a variety of links to resources such as genealogy databases (with access information), censuses and rolls, and histories and biographies. Note the link to information about how to search rolls (middle section of the web page).
Last Updated: 29 October 2020
Last Updated: 23 August 2018
Last Updated: 29 October 2020
Here, researchers can find links to a variety of genealogical resources on topics such as volunteer researchers, computer programs, records, wars, and chat groups.
Last Updated: 23 August 2018
Here’s How to Find Out
Last Updated: 23 August 2018
Included is information about the National Genealogical Society, which advertises books on Native American genealogy, communication tools for researchers such as a newsletter and "webring," and links to biography resources, among other information.
Last Updated: 23 August 2018
Includes Ratified Indian Treaties (1722-1869), Indian Census Rolls (1885-1940), Dawes Packets, Dawes Enrollment Cards (1898-1914), Easter Cherokee Applications (1906-1909), Guion Miller Roll (1908-1910), Cherokee Indian Agency TN (1801-1835), and Native American Photos (1898).
Last Updated: 31 March 2017
A Guide to Tracing Your American Indian Ancestry by the Department of the Interior.
Last Updated: 23 August 2018
From the National Tribal Justice Resource Center, this web page includes excerpts from the Department of Interior Genealogy Guide (see below) and a mixture of links to directories and other resources and guides.
Last Updated: 13 February 2019
This guide by the Department of the Interior provides a general overview of questions related to genealogical research and tribal enrollment. It will answer basic questions you may have on these topics.
Last Updated: 29 October 2020
By Lindsey Robinson Sanchez; Updated June 27, 2018
Last Updated: 23 August 2018
Some of the links provided on this web page are specific to certain tribes or geographic areas.
Last Updated: 23 August 2018
This web page contains a compilation of links to genealogical resources including those specific to tribes, geographical areas, wars, time periods, censuses, and message boards for those involved in research.
Last Updated: 23 August 2018
The largest online collection, providing the history, location, customs, and society, of each Native American tribe.
Last Updated: 3 August 2016
Since the U.S. Government’s interactions with American Indians changed over time, knowing the geographic place and the time period will help create a more positive research experience. As you plan your research, consider this question: how does my research topic intersect with the U.S. Federal Government? To help you answer this question, use the navigation options to explore the vast resources relating to American Indian research.
Last Updated: 23 August 2018
Native American birth and death records for various tribes. Original records are NARA Series M595. This NARA series also includes some census records.
Last Updated: 15 October 2019
Almost 2 million names. Native American census rolls for various tribes. Original records are NARA Series M595. This NARA series also includes some vital records.
Last Updated: 15 October 2019
Researchers at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) question advertisements by direct-to-consumer genetic ancestry kits that claim to know what it really means to be American Indian.
Last Updated: 21 October 2019
Provided by The Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the Native American Gateway is a resource for those exploring First Nations family history. Information on how to begin such research, links to materials from the National Archives and links to popular data are complemented by a continually updated listing of resources held by The Genealogy Center.
Last Updated: 3 August 2016
Native American Homes: Common Traditional Dwellings of Local Cultures Although this website is for purchasing these dwellings, there is a very good description of each type of traditional native american home, which could add color to your family history descriptions.
Last Updated: 16 October 2017
Last Updated: 23 August 2018
This collection contains the 1944 enumeration of the Ute Tribe. Please note that some dates were written in after the record was created so the researcher may find dates well before or after 1944. These records were originally part of the Bureau of Indian Affairs records.
Last Updated: 15 October 2019
This collection contains various census records for Native American tribes located in Washington State. Originally part of the Bureau of Indian Affairs records.
Last Updated: 15 October 2019
This collection contains Eastern Cherokee enrollment records that were created by the U.S. Court of Claims. These records were used to determine who was eligible for funds under the treaties of 1835-36 and 1845 between the United States and the Eastern Cherokee tribes. NARA series number is M685.
Last Updated: 15 October 2019
This collection contains a census type listing of persons belonging to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians as well as those claiming to be members of that band who had applied for enrollment. Each of the Eastern Cherokee census rolls was compiled for different administrative reasons, had a different format, and contained different amounts of information. Most of the rolls were made to determine eligibility for payments due under provisions of the 1835 treaty or were receipt rolls for per capita payments made to tribal members. Some of the rolls are copies that were used by enrolling agents to assist them in their work. Most of the rolls are arranged by the geographical location of residence, and most include alphabetical indexes of the names of persons enrolled. The collection was originally microfilmed by the North Carolina State Archives.
Last Updated: 15 October 2019
NILL specializes in providing Indian law research assistance and does not have genealogy expertise. We cannot help you trace your Native American roots. We hope this guide will help you get started.
Last Updated: 23 August 2018
Last Updated: 23 August 2018
Frankie Davis, President of American Ancestors research firm, gives an overview of the genealogical search process and resources that are specific to Native American ancestry research.
Last Updated: 23 August 2018
Frankie Davis, President of American Ancestors research firm, gives an overview of the genealogical search process and resources that are specific to Native American ancestry research.
Last Updated: 23 August 2018
Find the link on the left side menu called "Tracing Your Indian Roots" and click on it. This guide focuses mainly on Oklahoma tribes but also provides ideas about genealogy resources such as oral histories, newspaper indexes, and manuscript collections.
Last Updated: 23 August 2018
Trace Indian Ancestry
Last Updated: 23 August 2018
Tribes | Cherokee Ancestry
Last Updated: 23 August 2018
This web site offers a search feature by tribe. Each tribal section contains contact information for genealogical records or information and links to online and other resources (some are advertised as free and some are advertised for sale). If professional researchers or volunteers are available to research information on a particular tribal association, that information is provided also. Topical links on the left side of the web page provide details about using various types of records, such as immigration, social security, and military materials.
Last Updated: 23 August 2018