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Cherokee language version http://www.YvwiiUsdinvnohii.net/mainindex.html
English translation version http://www.thePeoplesPaths.net/mainindex.html

Paths to NAIIP Indian Tribes & Nations
'North American Indian & Indigenous People'


United States Department of Interior (DOI)
DOI: How Do I Trace Indian Ancestry?

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)
DOI-BIA: Tribal Leaders Directory in PFD format
"Includes Federal Register: Indian Entities
Recognized and Eligible to Receive Services
from the BIA as of the Winter, 2008."

* U.S. Federally Recognized Tribes 7-12-2002 ~ PDF
* U.S. Federally Recognized Tribes: Updated 07/12/2002
Department of the Interior/Bureau of Indian Affairs
Notice Updated as of Friday, July 12, 2002
"American Indian & Alaska Trbal Entities Recognized
& Eligible To Receive Services from Department of the
Interior the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs"
2001 List ~*~ 2000 List ~*~ 1996 List ~*~ 1994 List

Federal Regulations (25CFR Part83) Tribe Recognition
"Procedures for Federal Recognition that an
American Indian Group Exists As a Tribe."

Tribal Information (FEMA)
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Maps: Federally Recognized Indian Reservations
Map: U.S. Federal and State Indian Reservations

Grantees: Tribal LIHEAP Coordinators
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Division of Energy Assistance/OCS/ACF

Native Sovereign Nation (nsn.us) Domains
And contacts within the United States
License Plates of American Indian Tribes


NAIIP Indian Tribes, Nations & Entities Index

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| Indigenous Entities Around the Globe |
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**ALASKA INDIAN ENTITIES

  • Aleut Corporation "Before 1741, the year Vitus Bering 'discovered' Alaska, it has been estimated by historians that the Aleut population was at least at about 16,000 people."

  • Alaska Natives Online "What we do today affects the next six Tlingit Generations."
  • Tlingit National Anthem 'Alaska Natives Online' "Tlingit history, current issues, culture, Alaska Natives Online and more Native American resources.' "Our story takes place during the last great ice age in North America over 60,000 years ago. Four Tlingit women swam under a Dangerous Glacier Ice Cavern for their people and helped found Southeast Alaska's Tlingit Nation. Our home since the beginning of human history and time has always been North America." Shoowee Ka' (Eagle/Wolf Clan)

  • The Seldovia Village Tribe I.R.A "A Federally recognized Indian Tribe. It is one of 226 recognized Tribes in Alaska, and 543 recognized Tribes nationwide. While SVT has existed for thousands of years, it did not recieve this recognition until 1991..."

  • Metlakatla Indian Community, Annette Island Reserve "Metlakatla (meaning "saltwater channel passage") was founded by a group of Canadian Tsimshians who migrated from Prince Rupert, British Columbia in 1887 seeking religious freedom. Metlakatla is a traditional Tsimshian community on the federal Annette Island Reserve, with an active economy and subsistence lifestyle. It is the only Indian reservation in Alaska. The community was not part of ANSCA, rather, the 86,000 acre Island reservation and surrounding 3,000 feet of coastal waters are locally-controlled and not subject to state jurisdiction." Metlakatla, Alaska

  • Old Crow - Land of the Vuntut Gwitch'in "Old Crow is a First Nation settlement of Vuntut Gwitch'in people located 770 km north of Whitehorse, capital of the Yukon Territory, and 112 km north of the Arctic Circle. Old Crow has a population of approximately 300 people."

**AMERICAN INDIAN ENTITIES

**LOCATION TO THE NORTH
  • Official Site of the Blackfeet Nation 'This site is
    dedicated to the rich culture and history of the Blackfeet People.
    '
    "Welcome to the premier source on the web for information about the
    Great Blackfeet Nation of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in northern
    Montana. Browse our site for information regarding the rich culture
    and colorful history of the Pikuni people. Learn more about our tribal
    government and visit some of our tribal departments and programs
    featured on our site." Browning, Montana

  • Blackfeet Nation "The reservation is made up of 1.5
    million acres and is located in the northwestern part of
    Montana, and includes most of Glacier County."

  • Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin Ho Chunk: People of the Sacred Language "The Ho Chunk People have remained and continue to remain one of the strongest indigenous Nations in the United States. This is because the Elders of the Nation are honored and their teachings have upheld throughout history."

  • Mohican Nation, Stockbridge-Munsee Band "The reservation is
    located in east central Wisconsin, although enrolled members
    of the tribe live in many other parts of Wisconsin, the
    United States and the world. The reservation boundaries
    encompass the two townships of Bartelme and Red Springs."

  • Great Lakes Intertribal Council 'Native Wisconsin Home Page'
    Current Tribal Members:
    1. Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
    2. Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
    3. Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
    4. Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
    5. Sokaogon Chippewa Tribe (Mole Lake)
    6. St. Croix Chippewa Tribe
    7. Forest County Potawatomi Community
    8. Oneida Nation
    9. Ho-Chunk Nation (Tourism Only)
    10. Stockbridge-Munsee Indians of Wisconsin
    11. Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin
    12. Lac Vieux Desert Tribe of Michigan

  • Sokaogon (Mole Lake) Band of Lake Superior Chippewa "In the early autumn when the leaves begin to change color, the Sokaogon Indians of Mole Lake make their way to Rice Lake and one of the last remaining ancient wild rice beds in the State of Wisconsin. The annual harvest of wild rice, an essential part of the Indian diet, has altered very little in the hundreds of years that the Sokaogon have lived here." Mole Lake Wisconsin

  • Chippewa Cree Tribal Council "The Rocky Boy Reservation
    is home to the Chippewa Cree tribe. The Reservation is
    located in north central Montana in the Bear Paw Mountains.
    The tribal headquarters is in the community of Rocky Boy Agency."
    Box Elder, Montana

  • Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan Tribal memebers
    are located on the Isabella Reservation near Mount Pleasant,
    Michigan, and on the Saganing Reservation which is located
    in northeastern Michigan near Standish, and Members At-Large.

  • Welcome to Nah Tah Wahsh School
    Hannaville Band Potowatomi 'Keeper of the Fire'
    "The Hannahville Indian Community Tribe of Potawatomi
    Indians is a growing and diverse community located in
    the heart of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. There are
    approximately 680 tribal members currently living on
    the reservation." Hannaville, Michigan (UP)

  • Keweenaw Bay Indian Community "L'Anse, Lac Vieux Desert,
    and Ontonagon Bands of Ojibwa (Chippewa) Indians. Located on the
    beautiful shores of Lake Superior (Kitchigami), the Keweenaw Bay
    Indian Community (L'Anse Reservation) is the largest federally
    recognized "Indian Tribe" in the State of Michigan, (UP)."

  • Bay Mills Indian Community Brimley, Michigan (UP)
    Gnoozhekaaning (Land of the Pike) is the name given
    to the area by the local Ojibwe.

  • Red Lake Nations "Red Lake Tribal Council, of the Red
    Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, Red Lake, Minnesota"

  • Official Lac du Flambeau Tribal Web Site
    "Welcome to the official Lac du Flambeau Tribal
    web site, owned and maintained by the Lac du
    Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians."
    Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin

  • The White Earth Nation Gi-maajii-maamawiinomin ji-ni-minobimaadiziyang
    "We are now together for a new and better life". The White Earth Chippewa
    Reservation is located in Minnesota.

  • Coeur D'Alene Indians: "Because there was always a commitment
    to the future, so will there always be a commitment to the past."
    (The reservation covers 345,000 acres in North Idaho.)

  • Little Big Horn College ~ Crow Agency Montana "LBHC is a public two year community college chartered by the Crow (Apsáalooke) Tribe of Indians. The college is located in the town of Crow Agency, Montana (ASHKUALE), the capital of the Crow Indian Reservation in south central Montana."

  • Ute Mountain Ute Tribe ~ Cortez, Colorado "The Ute Mountain
    Ute Tribe's reservation lies in southwest Colorado, southeast
    Utah, and northern New Mexico. There are two communities on the
    Ute Reservation; the tribal headquarters in Towaoc, Colorado
    and the small community at White Mesa, Utah."

  • Southern Ute Indian Tribe P.O. Box 737, Ignacio, CO
    "The Mouache and Capote make up the present day Southern Utes
    with headquarters in Ignacio, Colorado. The Mouache band lived
    on the eastern slopes of the Rockies, from Denver, south to
    near Las Vegas, New Mexico. The Capote band inhabited the San
    Luis Valley in Colorado near the headwaters of the Rio Grande
    and in New Mexico especially around the region where the towns
    of Chama and Tierra Amarilla are now located."
    Sky Ute Casion P.O. Box 340, Ignacio, Colorado

  • Havasupai Tribe "Havsuw 'Baaja, the people of the blue
    green waters are the traditional Guardians of Grand Canyon.
    We are of Yuman linguistic and cultural stock and have, from
    the beginning, inhabited the Grand Canyon and its environs.
    There are 639 enrolled members of the Tribe living in the
    village of Supai at the bottom of the canyon."

  • Burns Paiute Tribe 'Paiute Wadatika Ma-Ni-Pu-Neen'
    "The Burns Paiute Reservation is located north of Burns,
    Oregon in Harney County. The current tribal members are
    primarily the descendants of the "Wadatika" band of Paiute
    Indians that roamed in central and southern Oregon."

  • Suquamish Tribe "Suquamish" - from the Lushootseed
    words d'suq'wub "Place of Clear Water, Place of Clear
    Salt Water" Port Madison Indian Reservation, Washington

  • Muckleshoot Indian Tribe Auburn, Washington "...comprised of
    the descendants of the area's original Coast Salish peoples. The
    Tribe has lived in this area for thousands of years, possibly since
    the last glaciers receded."

  • Yakama Indian Nation Economic Development Office, Toppenish, WA
    "The Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Indian Nation
    are descendents of 14 tribes and bands that are federally recognized
    under the Treaty of 1855. Our reservation is located in south-central
    Washington, along the eastern slopes of the Cascade Mountain Range.
    The reservation consists of one million three hundred seventy-seven
    thousand thirty four acres and is 1 1/2 times larger than the State
    of Rhode Island." Toppenish, Washington

  • Spirit Lake Nation "The Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation, reservation
    was established by Treaty between the United States Government and
    the Sisseton Wahpeton Sioux Bands in 1867. The Reservation is
    located in East Central North Dakota." Fort Totten, North Dakota

  • Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe's General Council's Homepage!
    "Tribal Voice: Website dedicated to the memory of Truman C. Beaulieu.
    A true Leader and Warrior of the people of his community and of Leech
    Lake Reservation. Truman served as Local Council Chairman of the Sugar
    Point Tribal Community and Vice President of L.L. General Council."

  • Sandy Lake Band of Ojibwe "Today, most of the descendants
    of the Sandy Lake Band live off the reservation at Sandy Lake
    and are enrolled in other Ojibwe Tribes in Minnesota..."

  • Northern Cheyenne Net "Welcome to the Northern Cheyenne Tribal
    ISP Website! This site is provided as a service to the Northern
    Cheyenne Nation and the Northern Cheyenne Reservation. It is meant
    to provide access to tribal government, programs, it's announcements
    and events of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe." Lame Deer, Montana

  • Standing Rock Sioux Tribe "The Standing Rock Sioux Reservation is
    thirty-four miles south of Mandan, North Dakota. The reservation straddles
    the North Dakota and South Dakota border. The largest land base is on the
    South Dakota side of the reservation. The Black Hills is the center of
    our aboriginal lands. The land is an important part of the Lakota/Dakota
    people culture, history, traditions, and way of life."

  • Shoshone Online ~ Washakie Net Fort Washakie, WY
    "Welcome To Wyoming's Only Tribally Owned Internet Service!"
    (About: The Shoshone are located on the Wind River Reservation,
    which is located in the central region of the state of
    Wyoming. The reservation is home to two tribes: the
    Northern Arapaho and the Shoshone. The tribes operate
    as two separate tribal governments.)

  • Shoshone-Bannock Tribes "Located in Southeastern Idaho between
    Blackfoot and Pocatello, just off I-15, Exit 80. Only 100 miles from
    Yellowstone National Park and 197 miles north of Salt Lake City."

  • The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe "Title: Cheyenne River Sioux Indian Reservation; Established: Act of March 02, 1889, Also see Great Sioux Nation, Treaty of 1868, Treaty of 1851; Location: North Central South Dakota Eagle Butte, SD; Tribe: Teton Lakota (Sioux), bands of Minneconjou, Siha Sapa, Oohenumpa, & Itazipco Size: 2,806,913.95 acres (similar to Connecticut)"

  • Fire on the Prairie "Treaty rights and human rights
    on the northern plains. Porcupine, South Dakoata in the
    heart of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation."

  • Welcome to the Rosebud Reservation "Land of the Sicangu Lakota Oyate"
    Rosebud Sioux Tribe Tourism Office, Old Bristow Ranch, Mission, South Dakota
    Rosebud Indian Reservation in south-central South Dakota.

  • Santee Sioux Tribe of Nebraska Home Page "Let us take you on a mini-tour of the Santee Sioux Indian Reservation. Come on inside and visit the Village of Santee, rich in culture and history. Nestled in the lush, rolling, hills of Northeast Nebraska is the Village of Santee."   Ohiya Casino

  • The Santee Sioux "The reservation is located in Northeast Nebraska along the Missouri River. Bordered on the north side by Lewis and Clark Lake, it encompasses an area approximately 17 miles long and 12 miles wide."

  • The Klamath Tribes: the Klamaths, the Modocs and the Yahooskin
    "The Klamath Tribes are serious about achieving economic
    self-sufficiency which means controlling our own destinies.
    With characteristic energy, determination and vision, and
    a commitment to the larger community, the Tribes have created
    a modern corporate identity and an efficient Tribal organization."
    Klamath Falls, Oregon

  • Ktunaxa Nation "The Ktunaxa consist of seven communities,
    two of which are located in the United States (Idaho and Montana).
    The other five communities are in southeast British Columbia."

  • Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe "The Northern Cheyenne Indian
    Reservation is situated within the boundaries of southeastern
    Montana and can be accessed by U.S. Highway 212. North Central
    South Dakota; Eagle Butte, South Dakota"
    • Eagles Watch Over Him 'Comprehensive Native American
      Web Site Dedicated To The Enhancement And Sovereignty of
      Native Nations!!!'
      "The world as seen through the eyes
      of and told through the computer of Greff J.Courland, (Wanbli
      Awanyankapi - Eagles Watch Over Him) Chairman of the Cheyenne
      River Sioux Tribe of the Great Sioux (Lakota) Nation!"

**LOCATION TO THE SOUTH

  • The Poarch Band of Creek Indians "The Tribe is the only
    Federally recognized Tribe in the State of Alabama. The Poarch
    Creek Indian Reservation is located in Poarch, Alabama."

  • Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas "In the midst of the Big
    Thicket forest near Lake Livingston Texas lies Texas' oldest
    Indian Reservation, home of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas."

**LOCATION TO THE WEST

  • Tachi Yokut Tribe, The Santa Rosa Rancheria "The Tachi Yokut
    Indians have inhabited the San Joaquin valley for centuries.
    Our forefathers made their living peacefully through farming,
    hunting, fishing, and gathering grains, nuts and fruits."
    Lemoore, California

  • The Mechoopda Indian Tribe! "We are located approximately 90
    miles north of Sacramento in the city of Chico, California. The
    tribe was rerecognized in April of 1992."

  • The Bishop Paiute Tribe "Today, the Bishop Paiute Indians are
    revitalizing their culture and making progress towards economic
    self-sufficiency. An annual Powwow is held by the Bishop Paiute
    Tribe. Also, the Paiute language is being recorded on CD-ROM, and
    many construction and business projects are in progress. The Bishop
    Paiute Reservation is located in Inyo County, Bishop, California."

  • Los Vegas Paiute Indian Tribe The Paiute Indian Tribal
    grounds, are located 20 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada,
    off U.S. Highway 95 north between state Routes 157 and 156.

  • Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe "Reservation is located thirty five
    miles northeast of Reno, Nevada in a remote desert area located
    in the counties of Washoe, Lyon, and Storey." Nixon, Nevada

  • Indian Pueblo Cultural Center "Many centuries before
    European explorers found their way to the western hemisphere,
    the Pueblo Indians of what is now New Mexico developed a
    distinctive and complex civilization."

  • Pueblo of Sandia "Sandia Pueblo is a federally recognized Indian
    tribe located in central New Mexico and adjacent to Albuquerque, the
    largest metropolitan area in New Mexico. The Sandia Pueblo reservation
    covers 22,877 acres on the east side of the Rio Grande Valley. We are
    one of 19 pueblos in New Mexico."

  • The Pueblo of Santa Ana "is a Native American tribe with reservation
    lands that include a strip of New Mexico's fertile Rio Grande valley."
    Tamayame (the name of the people in our Keres language).

  • San Juan Pueblo, "or Ohkay Oweenge as it is called in Tewa, is the
    largest and northernmost of the six Tewa-speaking Pueblos. It is located
    just north of Espanola, New Mexico, near the confluence of the Rio Grande
    and Rio Chama."

  • Welcome to the Navajo Nation (Navajo name Dine') Arizona
    "After we get back to our country it will brighten up again and
    the Navajo will be as happy as the land, black clouds will rise
    and there will be plenty of rain. Corn will grow in abundance
    and everything look happy." -- Barboncito, Navajo Head Chief
  • The United Way of the Navajo Nation
  • Navajo Central "The Heart of the Navajo Nation!"
    From Chinle, Arizona, The Unofficial Canyon
    De Chelly & Navajo Central.org Website

  • Cocopah Indian Tribe "The Cocopah Indian Tribe Reservation
    is located 13 miles south of Yuma, Ariz., and 15 miles north
    of San Luis, Mexico, in Yuma County along the Colorado River."

  • Akimel O'odham - Pee Posh
    Gila River Indian Reservation Sacaton, Arizona
    "Comprises two tribes, the Pima and the Maricopa."
  • Gila River Indian Community Tribal Education
  • Gila River Indian Community "Situated along Interstate 10
    between Tucson and Phoenix, Gila (pronounced "heela") River
    Indian Community is readily accessible from either destination.
    The reservation comprises 372,00 acres south of Phoenix, Tempe,
    and Chandler Arizona and was established in 1859 by an Act of
    Congress. The homeland of the Pima and Maricopa Indians."

  • Muwekma Ohlone Tribe "Welcome to the official website of the Muwekma
    Ohlone Indian Tribe. We are the aboriginal inhabitants of San Francisco,
    California, USA. 'Will You Stand With Us?' is the link that takes you to
    the Muwekma Ohlone petition for Federal recognition."

  • The Kumeyaay Nation The tribes of Kumeyaay Nation are made
    up of reservations in San Diego county and Baja, California.

  • Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe "S'Klallam in the Salish Language
    means 'Strong People'. We are a Native American Indian Tribe
    located on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State."

  • Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe "The Sauk Suiattle Indian people lived under the gaze of Whitehorse Mountain for many generations. We lived as hunters, gathers and fishermen in the region of Sauk Prairie near the present-day town of Darrington, Washington. In the early days, we were known as the Sah-Ku-Me-Hu.

  • Squaxin Island Tribe 'The People of the Water' "We are descendants of the maritime people who lived and prospered along these shores for untold centuries. Because of our strong cultural connection with the water, we are also known as the People of the Water." Shelton, Washington

  • Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission (NWIFC)- Olympia, WA
    Member Tribes; Hoh Indian Tribe, Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe,
    Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, Lummi Indian Tribe, Makah Indian
    Tribe, Muckleshoot Tribe, Nisqually Indian Tribe, Nooksack
    Indian Tribe, Port Gamble S'Klallam, Puyallup Tribe, Quileute
    Indian Tribe, Quinault Nation, Sauk-Suiattle Tribe, Skokomish
    Tribe, Squaxin Island Tribe, Stillaguamish Tribe Suquamish
    Tribe, Swinomish Tribe, Tulalip Tribe, Upper Skagit Tribe.

  • Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe "Long ago, before people
    from Europe came to the shores of what is now Washington
    State, the S'Klallam people lived here between the Pacific
    Ocean and the inland waters of Puget Sound."

  • Welcome to The Makah Nation Courtesy of the "Makah Tribal Council"
    Located on the Olympic Peninsula, in the state of Washington.
    [**Note: Business & commercial related informational path.]
  • The Makah Nation *On Washington's Olympic Peninsula* "We call
    ourselves 'Kwih-dich-chuh-ahtx' or 'people who live by the rocks
    and seagulls'. The name 'Makah', which was given to us by our
    neighboring tribes, means 'Generous with food'."

  • San Manuel Band of Mission Indians ~ Serrano "The Native American tribe
    known as 'Serrano', a name given to us by the Spaniards which means 'mountaineer'.
    Long before the Spaniards and other European settlers arrived here, our ancestors
    roamed a territory that spanned the San Bernardino Mountains and valley, and
    adjoining desert lands. In our native language, we call ourselves "Yuharetum,"
    or "people of the pines."

  • Loyal Shawnee Tribe "The present Loyal Shawnee people
    are the remaining descendants of the once powerful Shawnee
    Nation that occupied the upper Tennessee valley region, mainly
    Ohio." Federally recognized, located in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

  • Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma "Welcome to the official Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma homepage. The Tribe was officially organized in 1976 by adopting a formal constitution only to meet the requirements for federal recognition. Since that time the tribal membership has worked very hard to protect and maintain it's sovereign rights."

  • Wyandot Nation of Kansas ~*~ Mirror
    "The Wyandot (Huron) Nation of Kansas was incorporated in 1959
    and is recognized by the State of Kansas as an Indian Tribe.
    Wyandot Nation of Kansas id petitioning for Federal Recognition."

  • Sac and Fox Nation: "The Asakiwaki (Sauk) and Meshkwahkihaki
    (Mesquakie/Fox) are Algonquin-speaking peoples originally from
    the northeastern United States. Asakiwaki means "people of the
    yellow earth" and Meshkwahkihawi means "people of the red earth".
    These two distinct Native American nations are united in Oklahoma
    as the Sac and Fox Nation."

  • Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma "The Peoria Tribe
    is a federally recognized Indian tribe, located in Miami,
    Oklahoma, with a population of 2,639 enrolled members.
    The Peoria tribe is composed of four smaller tribes: the
    Kaskaskia, Peoria, Piankeshaw, and Wea."

  • Caddo Indian Nation of Oklahoma "Once proud, powerful, yet trusting,
    peaceful people were moved to a land of promise in Oklahoma. Thousands
    died along the Caddoan pathways in the years of the 1800's."
    Binger, Oklahoma

  • Comanche Tribe of Oklahoma ~ Comanche Nation "The Comanche people
    call themselves Numunuh, meaning 'The People'. Early French and American
    explorers knew the Comanches by their Siouan name, Padouca. The Spanish
    actually gave the Comanche their present name, suing a word that comes
    from the Ute term Komantcia that refers to "enemy" or more accurately
    to 'anyone who wants to fight me all the time'."

  • Housing Authority of the Apache Tribe of Oklahoma
    "An organization promoting, supporting, and upholding Native
    Americans in their efforts to provide culturally-relevant,
    decent, safe, sanitary, and affordable housing for Native
    American people in Native American communities."

  • Osage Nation Unofficial Web Site provided as a public
    service to the citizens of the Osage Nation.
    • Osage Research Osage Research was started as an endeavor
      solely dedicated to collecting information about the Osage
      Nation and its people.

  • Prairie Band of Potawatomi "The Potawatomi have a geographical
    location of twenty miles north of Topeka, Kansas on Highway 75,
    eighty miles northwest of Kansas City, Missouri and located one
    mile west of the small town of Mayetta, Kansas."

  • Smokey McKinney's Prairie Band Potawatomi Web "Our website reflects
    our desire to strengthen and revitalize the use of the Prairie Band
    Potawatomi language, as well as to share documents and resources on
    Potawatomi history and culture. We gear our site to members of our
    tribe, but you are welcome, whatever your heritage, as long as you
    are respectful of our language and traditions."

  • Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon
    CTGR includes over 20 Tribes and bands from western Oregon and northern
    California that were relocated to the Grand Ronde reservations in the 1850's.
    These included the Rogue River, Umpqua, Chasta, Kalapuya, Molalla, Salmon
    River, Tillamook, and Nestucca Indians who had lived in their traditional
    homelands for over 8,000 years before the arrival of the first white visitors.
    They lived off the land -- fish and game were plentiful, and what they couldn't
    catch in the rivers or hunt in the forests, they acquired by trade with other
    Tribes, and later, with the non-Indians." Grand Ronde, Oregon

**LOCATION TO THE EAST

  • Narragansett Indian Tribe ~ Charlestown, Rhode Island
    "The Narragansett Indian Tribe received federal recognition
    and acknowledgement on April 11, 1983. The Narragansett People
    have seen many changes in their lands; however, their traditional
    culture has been passed down from generation to generation and
    is even stronger today."

  • Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians of Maine "The majority of the
    504 members of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians live in or near
    the town of Houlton. Houlton is located in Southeastern Aroostook
    County which is in the northern most County of Maine, approximately
    one mile from the New Brunswick, Canada border."

  • Tuscarora and Six Nations Web Site "Tuscarora Indian Nation
    is part of the Six Nations of the Iroquois. The Iroquois consist
    of the Seneca, Onondaga, Cayuga, Mohawk and Oneida Nations. The
    Tuscarora were added in the early 1700s as the sixth tribe to
    make up the Iroquois Confederacy. They reside on the Tuscarora
    Indian Reservation just outside of Niagara Falls, New York."

  • Haudensosaunee'People Building a Long House' ~*~ Mirror site
    "Welcome to the Haudenosaunee Home Page, the official source of news and
    information from the Haudenosaunee, comprised of the traditional leadership
    of the Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, Mohawk and Tuscarora Nations."

  • Traditional Abenaki of Mazipskwik & Related Bands
    are a Native American Indian tribe comprised of descendants
    of the Abenaki Indians that have inhabited the present-day
    area of Vermont, Southern Quebec and parts of New York state
    and New Hampshire for 12,000 years or more.

  • Passamaquoddy Tribe 'People Of The Dawn' ''A Sovereign
    Native American Tribe'' The Indian Township Reservation, is located
    in Eastern Washington County, State of Maine. Approximately 28
    miles northwest of the border, St. Stephens, New Brunswick (Canada).
    The first to see the rising sun each day, the Passamaquoddy and
    other peoples of the Dawnland - northern New England - were also
    among the first to feel the impact of Europeans."

  • Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point "The Pleasant Point Reservation (Sipayik), is located between Perry and Eastport, Maine, within the Quoddy Loop. (''Quoddy'' is a corruption of the Native word, ''Passamaquoddy'' ('pass-uh-muh-'kwah-dee) meaning ''plenty pollock place''.)"

  • The Pamunkey Tribe "...has been recognized by the Commonwealth of
    Virginia as an Indian Tribe since colonial times. The reservation was
    confirmed to the Tribe as early as 1658 by the Governor, the Council,
    and the General Assembly of Virginia."

  • The Seneca Nation of Indians "Keeper of the Western
    Door" SNI is one of the six tribes of the Iroquois
    Confederacy who occupy aboriginal lands in New York
    State set aside by the Treaty of Canandaigua of 1794.

  • The Unofficial Pamunkey Indian Website "The Pamunkey Indian
    Reservation is located on the Pamunkey River, adjacent to King
    William County, Virginia. A Virginia Historic Landmark, it contains
    approximately 1,200 acres of land, 500 acres of which is wetlands.
    Twenty-eight families reside on the reservation and many Tribal
    members live in nearby Richmond, Newport News, other parts of
    the States and all over the United States."

**HAWAI'I

  • Hawaii Nation "Independent & Sovereign"
    "This World Wide Web service is offered to provide information
    regarding the restoration of the independence of Hawai`i, along
    with cultural perspectives from her people."

**FIRST NATIONS CANADA

  • Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation Ginew, Manitoba R0A-2R0
    "Roseau River Anishinabe Nation is a nation of indigenous
    people with a distinct land base, population, culture, language
    and practises. To begin to understand Roseau River, one must
    understand how deeply the people feel about being sovereign, the
    right as a nation of indigenous people to be independent and free."
    --Chief Terrance Nelson Mush-ko-dah-be-shik-eese Lynx clan

  • Welcome to the Cariboo Tribal Council "Northern Secwepemcc communities enjoy a secure economic base, mutual support, and partnerships to provide educational, training, cultural, political, and economic opportunities for its members." Williams Lake, BC

  • Ta'an Kwach'an Council "Our vision of the Citizens and grandchildren of the Ta'an Kwach'an Council is for the preservation, balance and harmony of our Homelands. We will honour, respect, protect and care for our environment, people, economy and traditional culture as practiced by our Elders."

  • Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council "Welcome to the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council's Webpage. Please come in and browse through the services provided by the NTC." Port Alberni, BC

  • Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council "The Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council, celebrated its 25th year as Canada's first federally recognized Tribal Council. Established in Brandon, Manitoba in August, 1974."

  • Congress of Aboriginal Peoples 'We welcome you to CAPonline'
    "Our primary goal at CAPonline is to provide you with information
    you are unlikely to find anywhere else about Aboriginal peoples
    across Canada who live in a non-reserve setting whether urban,
    rural or wilderness." Ottawa, Ontario

  • Batchewana First Nation of Ojibways Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
    "The Batchewana First Nation consists of four separate tracts of
    land which include: Goulais Bay 15A; Rankin 15D; Obadjiwon 15E;
    and Whitefish Island. Batchewana's total land mass is equal
    to 2241.4 hectares or 5538.4 acres. The majority of our reserve
    populations reside on the Rankin Reserve and this section is
    located adjacent, Eastern boundary, to the city of Sault Ste Marie.

  • Alderville First Nation "We area progressive First Nations
    Comunity with a lot to offer. We are located on Rice Lake in
    southern Ontario."

  • Eskasoni First Nation "Eskasoni is the largest First Nation east of Montreal. Situated on the shores of Cape Breton Island's famous Bras D'or Lakes, it is a thirty minute scenic drive from the city of Sydney, Cape Breton's largest commercial and industrial centre."

  • Ktunaxa Nation "The Ktunaxa consist of seven communities,
    five of which are located in southeast British Columbia.
    The other two are located in the U.S.(Idaho and Montana).

  • Algonquins of Barriere Lake "We call ourselves Mitchikanibikok Inik, or in
    English, Algonquins of Barriere Lake. Our First Nation is one of ten Algonquin
    First Nations inhabiting the Ottawa River watershed along the border between
    the provinces of Quebec and Ontario approximately 3 hours drive north of Ottawa.
    We take our name-" Mitchikanibikok Inik", meaning "the people of the stone fence
    or stone fish weir"-from our former rendezvous place of Barriere Lake at the
    headwaters of the Ottawa River."
  • Algonquins of Barriere Lake Indian and Northern Affairs Canada

  • Lac Seul First Nation "The Lac Seul Reserve is located 56 km northeast of Dryden and covers 26821.5 hectares. The Reserve is home to 750 Aboriginal people with another 1750 living off the reserve." Hudson, Ontario, Canada

  • Waywayseecappo First Nation "Located on Highway 45 just 20 miles east of Russell and just a few miles from the southwestern corner of Riding Mountain National Park."

  • Pic River First Nation "A small Ojibway community nestled along the North Shores of Lake Superior. The community has many diversified business interests including a Cable Television company, a large scale forestry company, and a hydro electric company."

  • The Chippewas of Nawash First Nation "We are the Chippewas of Nawash First Nation. We live at Neyaashiinigmiing (aka Cape Croker on the maps) on the Saugeen Peninsula (Bruce Peninsula on the maps) near Namewiikwedong (Owen Sound, Ontario Canada on the maps). We are Anishnabek. Our language is Anishnabemowin (some people still say Ojibway). We have been here for centuries." Wiarton, Ontario, Canada

  • Delaware Nation, Moravian of the Thames Ontario, Canada "The Moravian of the Thames community is nestled along the Thames River and is surrounded by the County of Kent in the Province of Ontario. The community islocated approximately 50 miles west of the city of London and 75 miles east of the city of Windsor."

  • Membertou 'A Mi'kmaq First Nations Community' "The Membertou Band belongs to the greater tribal group of the Mi'kmaq Nation. We are situated in the city of Sydney Nova Scotia Canada, which is also within our traditional tribal district of Unamaki."

  • Miawpukek First Nations "The Miawpukek Band Reserve has an on reserve population of approximately 700 people. The reserve is located on the South East Shore of Newfoundland. The Reserve covers an area of some 14 square miles. It lies 560 km from the Capital city of St. John's and 180 km from the nearest services center, Grand Falls." Conne River, Micmac Territory, Province of Newfoundland, Canada

  • Keewaytinook Okimakanak "A non-political Chiefs Council which advises and assists their member First Nations. The organization is directed by the Chiefs of the member First Nations who form our Board of Directors. The First Nations include Deer Lake, Fort Severn, Keewaywin, McDowell Lake, North Spirit Lake, and Poplar Hill." Keewaywin First Nation, Sandy Lake, Ontario. (Keewaytinook Okimakanak is Oji-cree term for Northern Chiefs.)

  • Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory 'The Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte' "The ancestral homeland of the Mohawk Nation is the Mohawk River Valley of present day New York State. The Mohawks are considered the easternmost tribe within the Iroquois/Six Nations Confederacy consisting of the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca and Tuscarora Nations."

  • White Bear First Nations "Come experience the friendliness of our peoples; Cree, Saulteaux, Sioux and Assiniboine where history and beauty meet in the heart of the Moose Mountains of southeast Saskatchewan, Canada."

  • Nunavut.Com: Information gateway to Nunavut. "Nunavut Web News!"
    [Home of the Inuit People: Nunavut (noo-na-voot) Territory, Canada]
    Nunavut Online "The creation of a new Territory is a massive undertaking requiring the efforts and dedication of many people from all over Canada, and in particular, the aboriginal people of the region. Nunavut covers over 1,900,000 square kilometers of Canada's north and far north."

  • Welcome to Inuit Tapirisat Kanatami 'Canada's National Inuit Organization' "Welcome to the web presence of the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami. We are the national Inuit organization in Canada, representing the four Inuit regions - Labrador, Nunavik (northern Quebec), Nunavut, and the Inuvialuit region in the Northwest Territories."
  • Inuit Tapirisat Kanatami 'Canada's National Inuit Organization' "The first person Inuit voice expressed in the content of this website is compiled from a multitude of interviews and other statements by Inuit. ITC and Strata360 would like to express their deep appreciation to the Inuit who have contributed to the creation of a Canada wide voice."

  • Shibogama First Nations Council "Shibogama is a tribal council serving 4 communities in Northern Ontario, Kingfisher Lake First Nation, Wapekeka First Nation, Wawakapewin First Nation, and Wunnumin Lake First Nation. Also affiliated are Sandy Lake First Nation and Kasabonika Lake First Nation."

  • Six Nations "Six Nations Indian Reservation is Located in Ontario Canada, approximately 50 kilometers south of Toronto."

  • Nisga'a Website "We live in the beautiful and rugged Nass River Valley of British Columbia -- near the Alaska panhandle." New Aiyansh, British Columbia V0J 1A0

  • Nuxalk Nation "The four major villages that make up the Nuxalk Nation come from South Bentick, Taliyumc; Kimsquit, Sutslmc; Kwatna, Kwalhnmc and the villages in the vicinity of what is known as Bella Coola, B.C. Canada."

  • Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Astchee) "Welcome to the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) Web site, where we share with the world our vision for our nation. Here we explain to interested observers our culture, values, problems and hopes and describe our many political, cultural, social, economic and spiritual activities. In addition we offer readers links to major stories of aboriginal interest in other parts of Canada and around the world." Nemaska, James Bay (Quebec) Canada

  • Oujé-Bougoumou Cree Nation "Wachiya! Welcome to the Cree village of Ouje-Bougoumou. Located 600 miles north of Montreal, on beautiful Lake Opemiska. We are off-the-beaten track but still accessible either by road or plane. The history of Oujé-Bougoumou is a heroic story of the determination of a small community of Cree aboriginal people to overcome the spread of mining and forestry industries, with their unending hunger for natural resources, into the furthest reaches of North America."

  • Shuswap Nation, Neskonlith Indian Reservation, BC, Canada "The Secwepemc People, known by non-natives as the Shuswap, are a Nation of 17 bands occupying the south-central part of the Province of British Columbia, Canada. The ancestors of the Secwepemc people have lived in the interior of British Columbia for at least 10,000 years."

  • The Mohawk Nation of Akwesasne "There are three bodies of government within the territory of Akwesasne. The oldest, and the most Native in origin, is the Mohawk Nation Council. The St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council has its roots in the 1802 legislature of New York State which created it. During 1899, Canadian legislation and the Department of Indian Affairs created what is presently known as the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne."

  • Hogansburg Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department "The HAVED is a volunteer firefighting organization protecting the residents of Hogansburg, a section of Bombay and the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation, known as Akwesasne in New York state; also Cornwall Island (Kawehnoke) and other islands in Ontario, including St. Regis (Kawehnoke), Chenail (Tsi Snaihne), and islands in Quebec considered territory of the Mohawks of Akwesasne."

  • Cross The River Homepage "Information on Kahnawake and the Kanien'kehaka People" Kahnawake Mohawk Territory located across the St. Lawrence River on the south shore of Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

  • Assembly of First Nations "AFN is a First Nations institution where the leaders of our governments assemble to devise common strategies on collective issues."

    * Chiefs of Ontario "In March of 1975, at the First All Ontario Chiefs Conference, a joint First Nations Association Coordinating Committee was formed. The purpose of the committee was to provide a single Ontario representative to the Assembly of First Nations. From this committee emerged the Chiefs of Ontario office. Chiefs of Ontario is a coordinating body for 134 First Nation communities located within the boundaries of the Province of Ontario."

  • Caldwell First Nation ~ Blenheim, Ontario "The Chippewa's of Point Pelee and Pelee Island, also known as the Caldwell Band, is the only federally recognized Indian Band in southern Ontario without reserve land of it's own. Most of the approximately 235 members of the Band live in southwestern Ontario."
  • Caldwell First Nation "The Chippewas of Point Pelee and Pelee Island, Canada"

  • First People's Centres on Schoolnet.
  • U'mista Culture Centre "The U'mista Cultural Society was incorporated under the British Columbia Societies Act on March 22, 1974. Since that time it has worked towards fulfilling a mandate to ensure the survival of all aspects of the cultural heritage of the Kwakwaka'wakw." Located in Alert Bay, northern Vancouver Island, B.C., Canada **Totem Poles from the Photographic Collection:

  • Innu Nation - Mammit Innuat WWW Site
    'Kue kue kassinu Innut ute Nitassinan!' "This is a trilingual WWW Site - Innu/French/English Innu/Français/Anglais Site Internet trilingue. Approximately 16,000 Innu (formerly known as Montagnais or Naskapi) inhabit Nitassinan (eastern Quebec and Labrador). They are based in 13 different communities - Utshimassit, Sheshatshiu, Pakuashipi, La Romaine, Natashquan, Mingan, Uashat, Maliotenam, Betsiamites, Les Escoumins, Mashteuiatsh, Schefferville, and Kawawachikamach." Sheshatshiu, Labrador, Canada AOP 1M0

  • Sagkeeng First Nation: "Located approximately 120 KM North East of Winnipeg Manitoba, Canada. And lies on the Winnipeg River."

  • Métis Nation of Ontario "This site is a way to connect with Métis people in Ontario, across Canada and in the Northern United States as well as other Aboriginal groups worldwide to establish a sense of community and culture." Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • Women of the Métis Nation in Ontario "The Women of the Métis Nation in Ontario (WMNO) will support the Métis Nation of Ontario to promote the history, values, culture and traditions of the Métis Nation. The WMNO is committed to educational development, artistic and cultural achievement, communication and maintaining a good relationship with the Provisional Council of the Métis Nation of Ontario."

  • Labrador Métis Nation "With 5,000 members, the Labrador Métis Nation is Labrador's largest Aboriginal organization. We are primarily the descendents of Inuit Women and British men, although we also have Innu, Mi'Kmaq, and Cree blood. For these reasons, we call ourselves Métis."

**INDIGENOUS ENTITIES AROUND THE GLOBE

  • The United Confederation Of Taino People (UCTP)
    'Honoring Caribbean Indigenous Peoples: Past, Present and Future'
    "The United Confederation of Taino People is your link to the First Nations
    of the Caribbean. News Journal, petitions and archives are online."

  • Arawa.Net "The Arawa are a Confederation of Indigenous Tribes of Maori who live in the world famous geothermal district scattered with lakes and large man made forests." Rotorua, New Zealand

  • The Sami People "In the most northern part of Europe and the Russian part of Asia one can find several indigenous groups that have been called the "circum polar tribes" a fitting description since these lives in the habitable parts of this northern region."

**ORGANIZATIONS & INFORMATIONAL PATHS

  • Chippewa Ottawa Resource Authority (CORA) "Effective January 2001, the inter-tribal regulatory body Chippewa Ottawa Treaty Fishery Management Authority (COTFMA) officially changed over to the Chippewa Ottawa Resource Authority (CORA), gathering all 1836 treaty fishing tribes under its wing and taking on a larger scope in regulation."

  • Inter-Tribal Environmental Council "The mission of the Inter-Tribal Environmental Council (ITEC) is to protect; the health of Native Americans, their natural resources, and their environment as it relates to air, land and water. Currently, there are thirty-four (34) member tribes in ITEC." Tahlequah, Oklahoma

  • The Grand Council of the Crees "GCCEI, is the political voice of the James Bay Crees who live in the province of Quebec, Canada. Our Council was established in 1974 by eight Cree communities whose lands and traditional way of life were threatened by the construction of the James Bay hydroelectric development project in the north western portion of the province." Ottawa, Ontario

  • Mike's Mi'kmaq Page "We are the First Nations Page of Eastern Canada called Mi'kmaq meaning "My kin-friends". We speak the tongue of the great Algonquian, children of the Wabanaki (People of the Dawn), and Gate Keepers of the Eastern Shore."

  • The Edisto Indian Organization "The Indian people currently living in the Four Holes area of Dorchester County and the Little rock or Creeltown area of Collenton County in South Carolina, are currently known as Edisto Indians. They were originally called Kusso - Natchez." (Ridgeville, SC)

  • Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. "The purpose of the corporation is to provide the member tribes with the means for action on matters that affect them collectively and individually, to promote tribal sovereignty and to strengthen tribal governments."

  • Arizona Indian Tribes: Guide to the Reservations - Arizona American Indian Tourism Association (Information for 21 tribes!)

  • Indian Congress Tribal Delegates Courtesy Omaha Library
    "Apache, Arapaho, Assiniboine, Blackfoot, Calispel, Cheyenne, Chippewa, Crow, Flathead, Iowa, Kiowa, Kootenai, Omaha, Otoe, Ponca, Pueblo, Sauk, Sioux, Tonkawa, Winnebago, Wichita"

  • The NARF Guide to Indian Country: "Encompasses tribal leaders, tribes, and reservations within Indian Country. All listings have contact information for the tribe, and, where available, the following as well: Phone and Fax Numbers, Email Address, Web Site (official or unofficial), BIA Area Office/Agency, BIA Office Phone and Fax."


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