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Dear Wiki Contributor,
We are going to start working on the North American Indian project again. I am Rorie Jenson (a FamilySearch missionary) and I have been working on the Wiki for two years. I worked with Jimmy Parker on the Idaho project. Since Jimmy passed away, there has been no work done on this project. I am going in to the offices to scan in the rest of Jimmy’s work; I am sure this well take some time, but I am going to start up the project again. If you are interested in working on this project, please let me know. You can add a reply to this page, or email me at rkjenson@live.com. I do not have any of your information to call you or email you, so if you would like to send me your email or other contact information, I will get back to you as soon as I can. Thank you for all your hard work on the Wiki. Jenson1 date June 11 2012

Date of Last Report -- 8 February 2010

Types of American Indian Pages in FamilySearch Research Wiki

This is a list of the types pf American Indian pages in the Research Wiki. As new pages in each category are added, we will update this statistical report in this summary page.

Type of Page Comments

 Projected Number

Current Count
States (Indians of) This is the summary page for Indians living within the borders of the states of the United States, both historical and current. Lists of tribes and bands, reservations, agencies, schools, health facilities, etc. within the borders of each state are listed with links to the individual pages for each. Hawaii is not included, since they have no recognized American Indian groups. 49 49
States Native Races  This is a cross-reference type page explaining the use of "American Indian" rather than "Native Races" with a cross-reference to the pages for "Indians of [state]." See not above regarding Hawaii. 49 49
Tribes and Bands  Pages describing individual tribes, bands, pueblos and other subdivisions of tribes or groups of American Indians. References are included to the tribal headquarters and website, important external websites, and history of the tribes. Pages for historical names of tribes are also included. abt. 900 438
Reservations Pages describing the American Indian reservations, both past and present, including location and history as well as cross-references to the Agency of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and other offices keeping records for the Indians f each reservation. Includes California Rancherias and Pueblos of Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas abt. 400 286
Agencies Pages describing the offices of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, called agencies, primarily responsible for the largest single body of records relating to individual Indians. These pages describe the history of the agency, tribes and reservations under their jurisdiction, and the types and locations of the records created for individuals. Includes subagencies abt. 400 357
Indian Schools There are and have been many American Indian Schools, often categorized as day schools or boarding schools. These pages describe the history of the schools and point to the location of the records of students who attended them. abt. 300 142
Indian Health Facilities These are pages regarding the establishment and history of health facilities to treat American Indian patients. The records and their location for these facilities are also described. abt. 50 23
Indian Missions Several ecclesiastical denominations had missions among the American Indians. These pages will describe the records kept and point to the location of those records.
Research Facilities Pages describing research facilities with significant collections of American Indian history and records. abt. 20 3
Types of records unique to American Indians These pages describe and provide examples of the records kept by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and other records jurisdictions which provide information about Indian individuals. abt. 30 20
Superintendencies of the Bureau of Indian Affairs From 1803 to 1878, the supervising office over Bureau of Indian Affairs Agencies was often called a Superintendency. These pages describe the records kept by those offices and where they may be accessed for research. 23 23
Area Offices of the Bureau of Indian Affairs 1 1


Historical Reports for Indians of North America Project

Sprint: 18 November 2009 to 5 January 2010

Requirement  Task Notes Sign Up by inserting three tildes here (~~~)
Comments
 
No. est.
 
No. Done % Done Task 
Done

Requirement
Done

Add tribal pages 1. Identify tribes to be added Tribes are identified Jbparker Federally-recognized tribes are identified 400 400 100% yes no
Add tribal pages 2. Add stub articles for identified tribes (contact team coach for list) This is simple "cut and paste" task. Instructions will be provided.

Moody

Tauna Hinckley

The major tribes have been completed 400 406 102% yes no
Add content to tribal pages 3. Add names and addresses of tribal headquarters
Requires "Google" searches for official tribal addresses Kartchnerjl

Gmajande

User:HealeyJE

A few historical tribes do not have a current tribal headquarters 400 350  88%
Add content to tribal pages 4. Add external links to important web sites Requires "Google" searches to find the 5 most important web sites for each tribe

Gmajande

User:HealeyJE


Not all tribes have 5 important sites. The figure for no. done represents tribes for which at least one important site has been added. 400 395 99%
Add content to tribal pages 4A. Add external links to Tribal constitutions Requires "Google" searches to find them

Gmajande

Not all the tribes have Constitutions and some who do, do not have them online. 400 193 48%
Add cross-references to tribal pages from state Indian page 5. Check "Indians of _______" and add internal links to tribal pages Requires finding tribal pages and cross-linking them, as instructed

Moody

User:HealeyJE

Many are already linked from state pages to tribes. The figure for no. done represents those states where all tribes in the state have been linked to the current tribal pages in the Wiki. 48 5 10%
Add Agency pages 6. Identify agencies and subagencies to be added Agencies are identified Jbparker Agencies are identified 379 379 100% yes no
Add Agency pages 7. Add stub articles for identified agencies (contact team coach for list) This is simple "cut and paste" task. Instructions will be provided. Dcragun The major agencies have been completed 379 379 100% yes no


Sprint: 7 January 2010 to 2 February 2010

Focus for this sprint was on adding content to the Tribal pages, adding internal links between tribal pages, agencies, reservations, and states. A portal for all things Native American was created during this sprint.

Requirement  Task Notes Sign Up by inserting three tildes here (~~~)
Comments
 
No. est.
 
No. Done % Done Task 
Done

Requirement
Done

Add content to tribal pages Complete the adding of names and addresses of tribal headquarters
Requires "Google" searches for official tribal addresses Jbparker A few historical tribes do not have a current tribal headquarters 400 360 90%
Add content to tribal pages Continue to add external links to important web sites Requires "Google" searches to find the 5 most important web sites for each tribe

Gmajande

User:HealeyJE


Not all tribes have 5 important sites. The figure for no. done represents tribes for which at least one important site has been added. 400 411 103%
Add content to tribal pages Continue to add external links to Tribal constitutions Requires "Google" searches to find them

Gmajande

Not all the tribes have Constitutions and some who do, do not have them online. 400 232 58%
Add internal links to tribal pages from state Indian page Check "Indians of _______" and add internal links to tribal pages Requires finding tribal pages and cross-linking them, as instructed

Moody

User:HealeyJE

Many are already linked from state pages to tribes. The figure for no. done represents those states where all tribes in the state have been linked to the current tribal pages in the Wiki. 48 48 100%
Add internal links from state Indian pages to agencies Check "Indians of _______" and add internal links to agency pages Requires finding agency pages and cross-linking them, as instructed Jimmy B. Parker 48 48 100%
Add internal links from state Indian pages to reservations Check "Indians of _______" and add internal links to reservation pages Requires finding reservation pages and cross-linking them, as instructed 48 48 100%
Add remaining agency pages Requires a content specialist Jimmy B. Parker 26
Add content to tribal pages Add treaty information to tribal pages Requires a content specialist HealeyJE 400 43  11%


Current Sprint: 3 February 2010 to 25 April 2010

Focus for this sprint will be on choosing the pages for the National Genealogical Society Conference demo and adding content to those pages. We will also continue to add content to the Tribal pages, reservation pages, and agency pages. We will also continue to add internal links between tribal pages, agencies, reservations, and states.

Requirement  Task Notes Sign Up by inserting three tildes here (~~~)
Comments
 
No. est.
 
No. Done % Done Task 
Done

Requirement
Done

Add content to tribal pages Complete the adding of names and addresses of tribal headquarters
Requires "Google" searches for official tribal addresses Jbparker

Gmajande

A few historical tribes do not have a current tribal headquarters 400 364 91%    
Add content to tribal pages Continue to add external links to important web sites Requires "Google" searches to find the 5 most important web sites for each tribe

Gmajande

User:HealeyJE

Not all tribes have 5 important sites. The figure for no. done represents tribes for which at least one important site has been added. 400 413 103%    
Add content to tribal pages Continue to add external links to Tribal constitutions Requires "Google" searches to find them

Gmajande

Not all the tribes have Constitutions and some who do, do not have them online. 400 235 59%    
Add content to tribal pages Add treaty information to tribal pages Requires a content specialist HealeyJE   400 48 12%    
Add to reservation pages Add category to reservation pages Task instructions available MistySky   265 157 59%    
Prepare pages for NGS demo Edit state pages Requires an editor Lana Whiting   48 6 13%    
Prepare pages for NGS demo Edit selected tribe, reservation, and agency pages Requires an editor Karen Soliday   as assigned        


Additional tasks will continue to be worked on over several sprints. Those tasks are reflected in the following chart.

Requirement  Task Notes Sign Up by inserting three tildes here
 
Comments
 
No. est.
 
No. Done % Done Task 
Done

Requirement
Done

Add content to tribal pages Continue to add links to tribal websites  

Gmajande

Not all tribes have a tribal website 400 258 64%    
Add content to tribal pages Continue to add brief timeline for each tribe   User:HealeyJE   400 76  19%    
Add content to tribal pages Continue to add brief histories for each tribe  

Moody

User:HealeyJE

  400 45 11%    
Add content to tribal pages Continue to add reservations to each tribe   User:Jbparker Not all tribes have a current reservation 400 140 35%    
Add content to tribal pages Continue to add descriptions of records for each tribe   User:HealeyJE   400 100 25%    
Add content to tribal pages Add links to additional references to history of the tribes       400 103 26%    
Add remaining agency pages   Requires a content specialist Jimmy B. Parker   26        

Additional tasks will continue to be worked on over several sprints. Those tasks are reflected in the following chart.

Requirement  Task Notes Sign Up by inserting three tildes here
 
Comments
 
No. est.
 
No. Done % Done Task 
Done

Requirement
Done

Add content to tribal pages Continue to add links to tribal websites

Gmajande

Not all tribes have a tribal website 400 256 64%
Add content to tribal pages Continue to add brief timeline for each tribe User:HealeyJE 400 56 14%
Add content to tribal pages Continue to add brief histories for each tribe

Moody

User:HealeyJE

400 30 8%
Add content to tribal pages Continue to add reservations to each tribe User:Jbparker Not all tribes have a current reservation 400 130 33%
Add content to tribal pages Continue to add descriptions of records for each tribe User:HealeyJE 400 100 25%
Add content to tribal pages Add links to additional references to history of the tribes 400 98 25%

Question about the Project

I signed up for this a did a lot of work on Arizona Indians back when Jimmy Parker was in charge. Are we getting this going again? I am still very interested.

We are starting this project up again. If you would like to help please contact Rorie Jenson by Email at rkjenson@live.com Thank you

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