Native American Roots
For a mini-course on researching American Indian ancestry, pair this list of links with the article from which they were extracted: "Tribal Ties", written by Nancy Hendrickson for the October 2001 issue of Family Tree Magazine, beginning on page 35. Also, please visit Nancy Hendrickson's web site at: www.ancestornews.com
Thank you Nancy for these excellent resources!
Northeast | Great Basin, Interior Plateau and Northwest Coast | Southeast
Southwest and California | Plains, Prairies, and Woodlands
Native American Ancestry Research Links
Cyndi's List - Native American
Federally Recognized American Indian Tribes
Heart of America Indian Center
Index of Native American Resources on the Internet
Indian Tribes - Index by State
National Museum of the American Indian
Native American Links
Native American Nations
Native American Records Databases
Native American Resources - Rootsweb
State Historical Society of Missouri
Tawodi's American Indian Genealogy
Territory: Area bordered by Canada on the north, Great Lakes on the west, Tenessee River to the south and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.
Tribes: Abenaki, Algonkin, Cayuga, Delaware, Huron, Iroquois, Kickapoo, Mohawk, Narraganset, Penobscot, Ottawa, Oneida, Seneca, Shawnee, Tuscarora, Wampanoag.
Delaware Tribe of Indians
Four Huron Wampum Records
Mohawk and Iroquois Index
Mohawk Nation of Akwesasne
Mohawk Nation Council of Chiefs
Oneida Nation of Wisconsin
People of the Standing Stone
The Seneca Nation of Indians
The Six Nations
Tuscarora and Six Nations Web Sites
United Tribe of Shawnee Indians
Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head
The Wampum Chronicles
Great Basin, Interior Plateau,
and Northwest Coast
Territory: Western half of Wyoming, Montana, and Colorado; Washington, Oregon, Utah, Nevada, Idaho.
Tribes: Bannock, Cayuse, Chinook, Clatsop, Duwamish, Flathead, Haida, Kutenai, Klamath, Nez Perce, Paiute, Shoshone, Spokane, Suquamish, Tillamook, Ute, Wenatchee, Wishram, Yakama.
Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs (Paiute)
Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
Official Nez Perce Perce Tribe Web Site
Territory: Area bordered by Kentucky and Virginia on the north, Mississippi River to the West, Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic on the South and East.
Tribes: The Five Civilized Tribes--Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole--plus Alabama, Apalachee, Catawba, Natchez, Quapaw, Yamasee.
All Things Cherokee
Beginning Your Cherokee Research
Cherokee By Blood
The Cherokee Messenger
The Cherokee Nation
Cherokee National Historical Society
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Muscogee Creek Nation
Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma
Seminole Nation of Oklahoma
Seminole Tribe of Florida
Southwest and California
Territory: Most of Arizona and New Mexico, part of western and southern Texas, California.
Tribes: Apache, Cahuilla, Chumash, Havasupai, Miwok, Modoc, Mojave, Navajo, Papago, Pima, Yaqui, Yavapai, and yuma, plus the Pueblo tribes of the Hopi, Laguna, Taos, and Zuni.
The Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria
Hopi Cultural Preservation Office
Links to Apache Indians
Plains, Prairies, and Woodlands
Territory: Extended from Canada almost to Mexico. Southern Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba; eastern Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado; extreme eastern part of New Mexico; North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Iowa, Kansas Arkansas and Texas. Woodlands bounded by Lake Michigan and Lake Superior on the east, Missouri on the west; includes Illionois and parts of Wisconsin and Iowa.
Tribes: Arapaho, Arikara, Assiniboine, Blackfeet, Cheyenne, Chippewa (Ojibwa), Comanche, Crow, Fox, Illinois, Kansa, Kiowa, Mandan, Menominee, Omaha, Osage, Pawnee, Sac, Sioux, Winnebago.
Lakota Dakota Information Home Page
Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara
Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux History
Comanche Language and Cultural Preservation Committee
Great Lakes Intertribal Council
The Illini Confederation
Menominee of Wisconsin
Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma
The Sac and Fox Nation
The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians
South Dakota native American Genealogy
Created by Amy Starr Degnan August 2003