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Tribes and Bands of New York

Allegany, Algonquin, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Delaware or Lenni Lenape, Erie, Esopus, Iroquois, Mahican, Mohawk, Mohegan, Montauk, Munsee, Neutral, Oneida, Onondaga, Poospatuck, Saponi, Seneca, Shinnecock, Susquehanna, Tonawanda, Tuscarora, Tutelo, Wappinger, Wenrohronon

Five Nations: Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca

Six Indian Nations: Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca and Tuscarora

Reference

Hodge, Frederick Webb. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Ethonolgy, Bulletin #30 1907.
Swanton, John R. The Indian tribes of North America. ( http://www.accessgenealogy.com ) Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin #145.

Reservations

  • Akwesasne Reservation:
  • Allegany Reservation: State, under jurisdiction _______ Tribe: Seneca
  • Buffalo Creek Reservation:
  • Cattaraugus Reservation: State, under jurisdiction of ______ Office Tribe: Seneca
  • Cayuga Nation:  under jurisdiction of New York Liaison Office, Tribe: ______
  • Erie Reservation:
  • Oil Springs Reservation:
  • Oneida Nation:
  • Onondaga Reservation:
  • Poospatuck Reservation: , , Tribe: Poospatuck
  • Seneca Nation: State, under jurisdiction of New York Liaison Office, Tribe: Seneca
  • Shinnecock Reservation:  State, under jurisdiction of ______ Tribe: Shinnecock
  • St. Regis Mohawk Reservation: , under jurisdiction of New York Liaison Office, Tribe: _____
  • Tonawanda Reservation: ,under jurisdiction of New York Liaison Office, Tribe: Tonawanda Band of Seneca
  • Tuscarora Nation: , under jurisdiction of New York Liaison Office, Tribe:______

Reference

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.

Agency

  • New York Liason Office, Federal Bldg., 100 S. Clinton St., Syracuse, NY 13202
  • New York Agency 1829-1880
  • Seneca  Agency  1824-1832
  • Six Nations Agency 1824-1834

Reference

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

Family History Library

Records of American Indians in New York are listed in the Family History Library Catalog Place Search under NEW YORK - NATIVE RACES and in the Subject Search under the name of the tribe or language group, such as IROQUOIS and ALGONQUIAN. Additional records are listed in the Subject Search under INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA - NEW YORK.

  • Duke University Oral History Collection 8 films Family History Library 1st film 1486555 fiche 6052870
  • Census films 1885-1924 Family History Library films 579700-579710
  • Holland Company Records 1790-1800 (Buffalo and Erie Counties) 23 films Family History Library 1st film 1549981
  • Cattaraugus Reservation-Vital Records 1883-1940.  Family History Library  film 962208 item 7

External Links

See Also:

New York- History for a calendar of events

New York -Military for a list of forts


 

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