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Dear Ms. Mcgrady,
Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!
We suggest that you review the National Archives websites Native American Heritage; Indian Census Rolls, 1995-1940; and BIA Records: Minnesota to ascertain the records that might be useful to your research and by using the full names of your ancestors. There is an all encompassing resource for Researching an Individual or Family which are also found among the Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (Record Group 75). These records are organized by tribal nation. Please note that many American Indians who left reservations will not be captured in Federal censuses, and the BIA records for the plains/northern tribes only start in the late 1880’s. In addition, if an ancestor predates this period, then you will not find any information in NARA’s holdings.
You may browse the censuses at Free US Indian Rolls website at no cost to you.
We hope this is helpful. Best of luck with your family research!
[Information provided by Cody White, Subject Matter Expert]
So very thankful for the wealth of information Ms Penn provided me with! It has been a joy going through the files...I have been able so far to find several more pieces of my Chippewa ancestry!
Thank you again so very very much Lisha!