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Tribes and Bands of New York

The following list of American Indians who have lived in Washington has been compiled from Hodge's Handbook of American Indians...[1] and from Swanton's The Indian Tribes of North America[2]. Some may simply be variant spellings for the same tribe.

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

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.

Agencies

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
  • 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

See Also:

New York- History for a calendar of events

New York -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 American Ethnology, Bulletin #30 1907. Available online.
  2. Swanton John R. The Indian Tribes of North America. Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin #145 Available online.

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.
  • 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.

 

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