Tribal Ties Toolkit

Tribal Ties Toolkit

Web sites and books to help you find your American Indian ancestors

Find it on the web

About.com’s Native American Culture

<nativeamculture.about.com/culture/nativeamculture/>

Bureau of Indian Affairs Tribal Leaders Directory

<www.doi.gov/bia/areas/agency.html>

Cyndi’s List — Native American

<www.cyndislist.com/native.htm>

Federally Recognized American Indian Tribes

<www.indians.org/Resource/FedTribes99/fedtribes99.html>

Heart of America Indian Center

<members.aol.com/lndianbrav/haic.html>

Index of Native American Resources on the Internet

<www.hanksville.org/NAresources/>

Indian Tribes — Index by State

<www.kstrom.net/isk/maps/tribes bystate.html>

National Museum of the American Indian

<www.nmai.si.edu>

Native American Genealogy Resources

<www.distantcousin.com/Links/Ethnic/Native/>

Native American Links

<www.accessgenealogy.com/native>

Native American Nations

<www.nativeculture.com/lisamitten/nations.html>

Native American Records and Databases

<genealogy.about.com/hobbies/genealogy/cs/indianrecords/>

Native American Resource Guide

<www.usc.edu/isd/archives/ethnicstudies/indian_main.html>

Native American Resources

<www.dhc.net/˜design/namerica.htm>

Native American Resources

<www.rootsweb.com/˜usgwnar/>

Native Web

<www.nativeweb.org/resources/genealogy _tracing_roots_/>

State Historical Society of Missouri

<www.system.missouri.edu/shs/nativeam.html>

Tawodi’s American Indian Genealogy

On the bookshelf

Everyday Life Among the American Indians by Candy Vyvey Moulton (Writer’s Digest Books)

A Genealogist’s Guide to Discovering Your Immigrant & Ethnic Ancestors by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack (Betterway Books)

Handbook of North American Indians edited by William C. Sturtevant (Government Printing Office)

How to Research American Blood Lines: A Manual on Indian Genealogical Research by Cecelia Svinth Carpenter (Heritage Quest)

Indian Removal: The Emigration of the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians by Grant Foreman (University of Oklahoma Press)

The Indian Tribes of North America by John R. Swanton (Smithsonian Institution Press), especially helpful for learning which peoples lived where and when.

Native America in the Twentieth Century: An Encyclopedia edited by Mary B. Davis (Garland Publishing)

Native American Genealogical Sourcebook by Paula K. Byers (Gale Group)

Native Americans Information Directory (Gale Group), with contact information for Native American-related organizations.

A Student’s Guide to Native American Genealogy (Oryx Press)

“Tracking Native American Family History” by Curt B. Witcher and George J. Nixon in The Source: A Guidebook of American Genealogy (Ancestry)

Indian Scout Books, HC 63, Box 81, Monticello, UT 84535, (435) 587-3623, Jharvey@sanjuan.net

Native American Genealogical Research & Publishing Co., Box 908, Hixson, TN 37343, (423) 870-5960, <www.nagrpubco.net>
 
From the October 2001 issue of Family Tree Magazine

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