Tribal Ties Toolkit

By Nancy Hendrickson Premium

Find it on the web’s Native American Culture


Bureau of Indian Affairs Tribal Leaders Directory


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

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National Museum of the American Indian


Native American Genealogy Resources


Native American Links


Native American Nations


Native American Records and Databases


Native American Resource Guide


Native American Resources


Native American Resources


Native Web

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State Historical Society of Missouri


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,

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