• Seeking family history of a Mississippi Choctaw

    I am looking for the pedigree (genealogical) records for the wife of a Mississippi Choctaw tribal member.  I see the husband's information on the Dawes Application but not the wife's information.  Based on e...
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  • Seeking affidavit of D M Prendergast

    I have noticed that there are missing Dawes Rolls number paperwork for MCR 2905 “Mary Jane McElroy. There are several testimonies missing including one of a D.M. prendergast.  How can i view them? I would l...
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  • How many treaties were made with Native American nations and tribes?

    How many treaties were made with Native American nations and tribes in the 1870s.
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  • Seeking customs & laws of the Choctaw

    What is the origin of the 19th Century Choctaw law that made white people citizens of the Choctaw Republic when they intermarried (that is, when they married members of the Choctaw nation)? I believe this was required...
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  • Info on each chief red wings

    My great great grandfather was Chief Red Wing.  I am trying to find out which one of the Chief Red Wings he is.  I know they had other names too.  It may be possible my great great grandfather was calle...
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  • Seeking information about Mary Mosier

    I'm trying to find information on my Native American great-grandmother. She lived in Ashley, Wilkesboro, Pennsylvania Luzerne County. She was  married to John Franklin Mosier who was born on January 1, 1872 and d...
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  • Were marriages common between whites and Native Americans?

    Hi, I'm hoping someone has information that can help me. I have been working on my tree for years, and have been stuck on my fourth and fifth great grandfathers for most of that time.   My third great grandfathe...
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  • Seeking Native American heritage of Harvey Bear

    Hi all, I'm attempting to gather information regarding my potential Native American heritage. My paternal grandfather has spoke of his maternal grandfather being a Native American that was (potentially adopted). My gr...
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  • Seeking American Indian history on St. Simons Island, GA

    Hi, I'm doing a research project and looking for Indigenous history on the land now called St. Simon's Island in Georgia. I'm wondering if there are resources from the American Indians directly that I might be able to...
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  • What are the next steps when you find a relative on the Dawes Rolls?

    What are the next steps when you find someone you're related to on the Dawes Rolls? I believe I found some family members in the Final Dawes Rolls. What do I do next so I can confirm that I am related to them and go o...
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  • Seeking if related to Native Americans

    I have family names dating back to 1700. I believe there is a native history. How do I find out?   Thomas E Hopson 1768 married to Martha Hopson 1779 - 4th Great Grands Thomas Wright 1789-1860 married to Harrie...
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  • Seeking Pequot ancestor (Mohican / Mohecan)

    I have a family oral history of a Pequot (g-g-?) grandmother whose name was Leota. In fact, my great Aunt, born in 1893 had a middle name of Leota and also my Aunt (b.1914) was given the middle name of Leota after her...
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  • Seeking Winnie HUNT Parker 1797 Georgia Indian Past - Bigbee & Wulu Creek

    I have checked BIA, Georgia, and Houston Archives which lead me to 2 roll number applications #11413  and a 34.... . The first one was declined that mention Dennis Parker married to Niciises Peebles through O'Con...
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  • How do I find out about Cherokee Indian ancestry?

    How do I go about finding out if I truly have Cherokee Ancestry? My maternal grandmother always told us her family's ancestry included Cherokee Indian background.  How do I prove/disprove this?
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  • Seeking my dad's Cherokee Indian ancestry

    How do I find out about my Cherokee Indian ancestry? I’d like to learn more about this since my Dad says he has Cherokee ancestors
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  • Diving into CCC Indian Division Records

    87 years ago this month President Roosevelt issued an executive order kicking off the then just passed Emergency Conservation Work Act. The rest, as they say, is history as research into ECW and CCC programs, projects...
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  • Seeking records for Ethel (Rasnic) Lovelady 1915 - 1975

    I am seeking all records pertaining to Potawatomi Indian ancestory near Forest City, MO and Topeka, KS between the years of 1915 - 1975 in relation to Ethel (Rasnic) Lovelady.
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  • Seeking James Thorpe's Wedding Newsreels

    Jim Thorpe (Native American, Olympic Medal Winner, Carlisle Indian School) was married in Carlisle PA in 1913. I know that several of my relatives attended the wedding, but the only photo I have is a picture of the we...
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  • “Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881" - Live and in the Catalog!

    The National Archives has embarked on a project to digitize microfilm series and get them into our online Catalog, where researchers can browse, bounce around, or zero in on particular sections throughout hundreds of ...
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  • Seeking Indian Claims Commission Records for Washington State

    Hello! I am looking for the transcript of proceedings before the Indian Claims Commission, docket 294; the Skagit Tribe of Indians, 1955. These are in Record Group 75, Tulalip Indian Agency records. I would be very gr...
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