Finding Aids and Online Records
Online Record Databases
Archives, Libraries and Historical Societies
25 Largest Officially Recognized Tribes/Nations


Finding Aids and Online Records

The US GenWeb Project (Search the location, state and county, where your Native American ancestor lived)

FamilySearch Wiki -- Articles and helpful research guide; web links to online sources

Online Native American Indian Genealogical Records & Databases

Native American Genealogy -- links to online records, book lists, how to's and more

Carolyn's Native American Genealogy Helper -- "How To" articles and basic genealogy course

Firstmom's Native American Genealogy Resources -- Links to individual tribal information

KindredTrails -- Links to Native American online records

AncestorQuest -- Online record links

American Indian Tribes -- Individual tribe online resources

Cyndi's List - Native American Records

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Online Record Databases

Native American Heritage at the National Archives

Archival Research Catalog

Access Genealogy -- free online records

FamilySearch Catalog -- resources available at the Family History Library and Family Search Centers
Searchable by subject, locality, tribe, or surname.

RootsWeb -- Native American records

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Archives, Libraries and Historical Societies

Marquette University Special Collections -- Christianity and Native America

Kansas State Historical Society -- Native Americans in Kansas

Oklahoma Historical Society

African Native American Genealogy

Carlisle Industrial Indian School -- Historical records

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Native American Photographs

Native American Indians Old Photos

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25 Largest Officially Recognized Tribes/Nations

Cherokee Nation
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina
United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma

Navajo Nation

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
RoseBud Sioux
Crow Creek Sioux Tribe Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe
Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes
Lower Brule Sioux Tribe
Lower Sioux Indian Community
Oglala Sioux Tribe of the Pine Ridge Reservation
Santee Sioux Nation
Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Upper Sioux Community

Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians"
Bois Forte Band of Chippewa Indians"
Chippewa-Cree Indians of the Rocky Boy's Reservation
Grand Portage Band of Chippewa Indians
Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians
Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indian"
Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Minnesota Chippewa Tribe
Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe
Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians
St. Croix Chippewa Indians
Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Choctaw-Apache Community of Ebarb

All 19 Pueblos Pueblo

Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma
Mescalero Apache Tribe
San Carlos Apache Tribe
Tonto Apache Tribe
White Mountain Apache Tribe
Yavapai-Apache Nation


Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina

Muscogee (Creek)
Muscogee Nation

Blackfeet Nation

Canadian and Latin American

Chickasaw Nation

Tohono O�Odham
Tohono O'Odham Nation

Forest County Potawatomi Community
Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi
Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation

Seminole Tribe of Florida
Seminole Tribe of Oklahoma

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community


Alaskan Athabaskans

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma
Northern Cheyenne Tribe

Comanche Nation

Bishop Paiute Tribe
Burns Paiute Indian Colony
Fort Bidwell Paiute Indian Reservation
Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribes
Las Vegas Paiute Tribe
Lone Pine Paiute Shoshone Reservation
Lovelock Paiute Tribe
Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah
Paiute Shoshone Indians of the Fallon Reservation
Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe
San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe
Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Indian Reservation
Summit Lake Paiute Tribe
Utu Utu Gwaitu Paiute Tribe of the Benton Paiute Reservation
Walker River Paiute Tribe

Osage Nation

Puget Sound Salish

Pascua Yaqui Tribe

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