Indians of Colorado

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The word Colorado originates from a Spanish word "ruddy" or "red"

Contents

Tribes  and Bands of Colorado

The following list of tribes is compiled from:

  • Hodge: Frederick Webb.  Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Washington D.C. Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of Ethnology. Bulletin # 30 1907.
  • Swanton, John R. The Indian Tribes of North America. Smithsonian Institution Bureau of Ethnology. Bulletin #145

Apache, Arapahoe. Bannock, Cheyenne, Comanche, Jicarilla, Kiowa, Kiowa-Apache, Apache-Navajo, Numa, Pueblos, Shoshone, Uinta, Uncompahgre Band, Ute (Southern and Mountain), White River Band

Reservations

As identified in the National Atlas of the United States of America, the following reservation names in bold are current federally-recognized reservations:

  • Southern Ute Reservation Federal, under jurisdiction of Southern Ute Agency, Tribes: Mauache Capote Ute
  • Ute Mountain Reservation Federal, under jurisdiction of Ute Mountain Agency, Tribe: Wiminuche Ute

Reference

Isaac, Katherine M., Omni Gazetteer of the United States of American. U.S. Data Sourcebook, Volume 11 Appendices, Bureau of Indian Affairs List of AMerican Indian resrvation, Appendix E, Indian Reservations, Omnigraphics, Inc., 1991.

Agencies

  • Consolidated Ute Agency
  • Denver Special Agency 1871-1875
  • Southern Ute Agency, P.O. Box 315, Ignacio, CO 81137
  • Uintah and Ouray Agency
  • Upper Arkansas Agency 1855-1874 
  • Upper Platte Agency 1846-1870
  • Ute Mountain Agency, General Delivery, Towoac, CO 81334
  • White River Agency

Reference

Hill, Edward E., The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches, Clearwater Publishing Co., Inc., 1974

Schools

  • Grand Junction School
  • Ignacio Boarding School
  • Navajo Spring School
  • Ute Mountain School

Family History Library

For a complete list of available records use the Family History Library Catalog and search by Tribe and Location

  • Central Superintendency Records 1813-1878 (108 films - M856) Family History Library 1st film 1602893
  • Colorado Superintendency 1861-1880

Web Sites

See Also:

Colorado - History for a calendar of events some pertaining to American Indians

Colorado - Military for a list of forts