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The name [[Portal:Massachusetts|Massachusetts]] originates from an Indian word meaning "at or about the great hill"  
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The name Massachusetts originates from an Indian word meaning "at or about the great hill"  
  
 
== Tribes and Bands of Massachusetts  ==
 
== Tribes and Bands of Massachusetts  ==
  
The following list of tribes and bands of American Indians who have lived in Massachusetts has been compiled from Hodge's ''Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico...<ref>Hodge, Frederick Webb. ''Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico.'' Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #30 1907. [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/handbook_american_indians.htm Available online.]</ref>'' and Swanton's ''Indian Tribes of North America''<ref>Swanton, John R. ''The Indian Tribes of North America.'' Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #145 [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/massachusetts/index.htm Available online.].</ref>.  
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The following list of tribes and bands of American Indians who have lived in Massachusetts has been compiled from Hodge's ''Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico...<ref>Hodge, Frederick Webb. ''Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico.'' Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #30 1907. [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/handbook_american_indians.htm Available online.]</ref>'' and Swanton's ''Indian Tribes of North America''<ref>Swanton, John R. ''The Indian Tribes of North America.'' Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #145 [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/massachusetts/index.htm Available online.].</ref>.  
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*Mahican
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*Mashpee
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*Massachuset
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*Nauset
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*Nipmuc
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*[[Pennacook Indians|Pennacook]]
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*Pocomtuc
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*[[Wampanoag Indians|Wampanoag]]
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===== Tribe Recognized by the State of Massachusetts  =====
  
Mahican, Mashpee, Massachuset, Nauset, Nipmuc, Penobscot,Pennacook, Pocomtuc, [[Wampanoag Indians|Wampanoag]]
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Chappquiddick Tribe of the Wampanog Indian Nation, Chaubunagungamaug Band of the Nipmuck Nation, Webster/Dudley, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe, Nipmuc Nation (Hassanamisco Band), Pacasset Wampanoag Tribe, and Seaconke Wampanoag Tribe&nbsp;
  
 
== Reservations  ==
 
== Reservations  ==
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Reservations were established as westward expansion and settlement occurred. Tribes ceded land and were removed to restricted and reserved land.  
 
Reservations were established as westward expansion and settlement occurred. Tribes ceded land and were removed to restricted and reserved land.  
  
The following reservation names have been compiled from the National Atlas of the United States of America<ref>National Atlas of the United States of America -- Federal Lands and Indian Reservations [http://www.nationalatlas.gov/printable/fedlands.html#ia Available online.]</ref>, the Omni Gazetteer of the United States of America<ref>Isaacs, Katherine M., ''Omni Gazetteer of the United States of America.'' U.S. Data Sourcebook, Volume 11 Appendices, Bureau of Indian Affairs List of American Indian Reservations, Appendix E, Indian Reservations, Omnigraphics, Inc., 1991. [[/w/index.php?title=Special:Booksources&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;isbn=1558883363|ISBN 1-55888-336-3]] LOC E154.045 1990</ref>, and American Indian Reservations and Trust Areas<ref>Tiller, Veronica E. Velarde., ''American Indian Reservations and Trust Areas. ''C. 1996, Tiller Research Incorporated. Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&amp;amp;amp;amp;titleno=1495765&amp;amp;amp;amp;disp=American+Indian+reservations+and+trust+a%20%20&amp;amp;amp;amp;columns=*,0,0 book 970.1 T463a No ISBN, or LOC #]</ref>.  
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The following reservation names have been compiled from ''The National Atlas of the United States of America''<ref>National Atlas of the United States of America -- Federal Lands and Indian Reservations [http://www.nationalatlas.gov/printable/fedlands.html#ia Available online.]</ref>, the ''Omni Gazetteer of the United States of America''<ref>Isaacs, Katherine M., ''Omni Gazetteer of the United States of America.'' U.S. Data Sourcebook, Volume 11 Appendices, Bureau of Indian Affairs List of American Indian Reservations, Appendix E, Indian Reservations, Omnigraphics, Inc., 1991. [[/w/index.php?title=Special:Booksources&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;isbn=1558883363|ISBN 1-55888-336-3]] LOC E154.045 1990</ref>, and American Indian Reservations and Trust Areas<ref>Tiller, Veronica E. Velarde., ''American Indian Reservations and Trust Areas. ''C. 1996, Tiller Research Incorporated. Family History Library {{FHL|1495765|title-id|disp=book 970.1 T463a No ISBN, or LOC #}}</ref>.  
  
*Gay Head Reservation  
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*Gay Head Reservation -- An [http://history.vineyard.net/dukes/gh1860.htm 1860 census of the residents of Gay Head Reservation] was published in Mass. Senate No. 96 publication, March 1861 and has been transcribed and made available online.
 
*Hassenamisco Reservation  
 
*Hassenamisco Reservation  
 
*Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe  
 
*Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe  
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== Family History Library  ==
 
== Family History Library  ==
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Family History Library catalog [https://familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&keyword=Massachusetts+Native+Races&prekeyword=Massachusetts+Native+Races Massachusetts Native Races]
  
 
== See Also:  ==
 
== See Also:  ==
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[[Massachusetts History|Massachusetts-History]] for a calendar of events  
 
[[Massachusetts History|Massachusetts-History]] for a calendar of events  
  
[[Massachusetts Military Records|Massachusetts_Military]] for a list of forts  
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[[Massachusetts Military Records|Massachusetts-Military]] for a list of forts  
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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*"Accompanying Pamphlet for Microcopy 1011", National Archives Microfilm Publications, Appendix.  
 
*"Accompanying Pamphlet for Microcopy 1011", National Archives Microfilm Publications, Appendix.  
 
*''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.  
 
*''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.  
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*Gilbert, William Harlen, Jr. Surviving Indian Groups in the Eastern United States. Pp. 407-438 of the Smithsonian Report for 1948. [http://picasaweb.google.com/craingen/Surviving_Indian_Groups# Available online].
 
*Hill, Edward E. (comp.). ''Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians''. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.  
 
*Hill, Edward E. (comp.). ''Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians''. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.  
 
*Hill, Edward E. ''The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches''. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.  
 
*Hill, Edward E. ''The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches''. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.  
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*Hodge, Frederick Webb. ''Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico''. Washington D.C.:Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin #30 1907. [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/handbook_american_indians.htm Available online].  
 
*Hodge, Frederick Webb. ''Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico''. Washington D.C.:Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin #30 1907. [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/handbook_american_indians.htm Available online].  
 
*Isaacs. Katherine M., editor. ''Omni Gazetteer of the United States of America''. U.S. Data Sourcebook, Volume 11 Appendices, Bureau of Indian Affairs List of American Indian Reservations, Appendix E, Indian Reservations. Omnigraphics, Inc., 1991.  
 
*Isaacs. Katherine M., editor. ''Omni Gazetteer of the United States of America''. U.S. Data Sourcebook, Volume 11 Appendices, Bureau of Indian Affairs List of American Indian Reservations, Appendix E, Indian Reservations. Omnigraphics, Inc., 1991.  
*National Atlas of the United States of America -- Federal Lands and Indian Reservations [http://www.nationalatlas.gov/printable/images/pdf/fedlands/wa.pdf Available online.]  
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*National Atlas of the United States of America -- Federal Lands and Indian Reservations [http://www.nationalatlas.gov/printable/images/pdf/fedlands/MA.pdf Available online].
 
*''Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs''. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Services. [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~texlance/records/bia(dc)intro.htm Available online]  
 
*''Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs''. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Services. [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~texlance/records/bia(dc)intro.htm Available online]  
*Swanton John R. ''The Indian Tribes of North America''. Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin #145 [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/washington/index.htm Available online].
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*Swanton John R. ''The Indian Tribes of North America''. Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin #145 [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/massachusetts/index.htm Available online].
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The name Massachusetts originates from an Indian word meaning "at or about the great hill"

Contents

Tribes and Bands of Massachusetts

The following list of tribes and bands of American Indians who have lived in Massachusetts has been compiled from Hodge's Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico...[1] and Swanton's Indian Tribes of North America[2].

Tribe Recognized by the State of Massachusetts

Chappquiddick Tribe of the Wampanog Indian Nation, Chaubunagungamaug Band of the Nipmuck Nation, Webster/Dudley, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe, Nipmuc Nation (Hassanamisco Band), Pacasset Wampanoag Tribe, and Seaconke Wampanoag Tribe 

Reservations

Reservations were established as westward expansion and settlement occurred. Tribes ceded land and were removed to restricted and reserved land.

The following reservation names have been compiled from The National Atlas of the United States of America[3], the Omni Gazetteer of the United States of America[4], and American Indian Reservations and Trust Areas[5].

  • Gay Head Reservation -- An 1860 census of the residents of Gay Head Reservation was published in Mass. Senate No. 96 publication, March 1861 and has been transcribed and made available online.
  • Hassenamisco Reservation
  • Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe
  • Wampanoag Reservation

Family History Library

Family History Library catalog Massachusetts Native Races

See Also:

Massachusetts-History for a calendar of events

Massachusetts-Military for a list of forts

References

  1. Hodge, Frederick Webb. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #30 1907. Available online.
  2. Swanton, John R. The Indian Tribes of North America. Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #145 Available online..
  3. National Atlas of the United States of America -- Federal Lands and Indian Reservations Available online.
  4. Isaacs, Katherine M., Omni Gazetteer of the United States of America. U.S. Data Sourcebook, Volume 11 Appendices, Bureau of Indian Affairs List of American Indian Reservations, Appendix E, Indian Reservations, Omnigraphics, Inc., 1991. [[/w/index.php?title=Special:Booksources&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;isbn=1558883363|ISBN 1-55888-336-3]] LOC E154.045 1990
  5. Tiller, Veronica E. Velarde., American Indian Reservations and Trust Areas. C. 1996, Tiller Research Incorporated. Family History Library book 970.1 T463a No ISBN, or LOC #

Bibliography

  • "Accompanying Pamphlet for Microcopy 1011", National Archives Microfilm Publications, Appendix.
  • American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.
  • Gilbert, William Harlen, Jr. Surviving Indian Groups in the Eastern United States. Pp. 407-438 of the Smithsonian Report for 1948. Available online.
  • Hill, Edward E. (comp.). Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.
  • Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.
  • Historical Sketches for Jurisdictional and Subject Headings Used for the Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880. National Archives Microcopy T1105.
  • Hodge, Frederick Webb. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Washington D.C.:Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin #30 1907. Available online.
  • Isaacs. Katherine M., editor. Omni Gazetteer of the United States of America. U.S. Data Sourcebook, Volume 11 Appendices, Bureau of Indian Affairs List of American Indian Reservations, Appendix E, Indian Reservations. Omnigraphics, Inc., 1991.
  • National Atlas of the United States of America -- Federal Lands and Indian Reservations Available online.
  • Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Services. Available online
  • Swanton John R. The Indian Tribes of North America. Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin #145 Available online.