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The most prominent early Indian tribes in Vermont were the Abénaki and Mahican. The western Abénaki Indians were composed of subdivisions including Sokoki, Missisquoi, and Cowasuck. Most of the Indian tribes have disappeared from Vermont through warfare, disease, or migration.  
 
The most prominent early Indian tribes in Vermont were the Abénaki and Mahican. The western Abénaki Indians were composed of subdivisions including Sokoki, Missisquoi, and Cowasuck. Most of the Indian tribes have disappeared from Vermont through warfare, disease, or migration.  
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==== Tribes Recognized by the State of Vermont ====
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'''Tribes Recognized by the State of Vermont'''
  
Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk Abenaki Nation, and Elnu Abenaki Tribe  
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Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk Abenaki Nation, and Elnu Abenaki Tribe (See [[http:www.abenakitribe.org|Nulhegan Abenaki Tribe]] of northeast Vermont.)<br>
  
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'''History'''<br>  
  
 
For the history of American Indians in Vermont, see:  
 
For the history of American Indians in Vermont, see:  
  
*Calloway, Colin G. ''The Western Abenakis of Vermont, 1600–1800. The Civilization of the American Indian Series, v.197''. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1990. (Family History Library {{FHL|564399|title-id|disp=book 970.3 Ab71cc; film 1598340, item5}}.) This contains a chronology of the tribe and a good bibliography of sources.  
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*Calloway, Colin G. ''The Western Abenakis of Vermont, 1600–1800. The Civilization of the American Indian Series, v.197''. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1990. {{FHL|564399|item|disp=FHL book 970.3 Ab71cc; film 1598340, item5} This contains a chronology of the tribe and a good bibliography of sources.  
*Haviland, William A. ''The Original Vermonters''. Hanover, New Hampshire: Published for University of Vermont by University Press of New England, 1981. (Family History Library book {{FHL|568667|title-id|disp=970.1 H199o}}.) This history includes information on the Abénaki and Mahican tribes in Vermont, an index, and a bibliography.
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*Haviland, William A. ''The Original Vermonters''. Hanover, New Hampshire: Published for University of Vermont by University Press of New England, 1981. {{FHL|568667|item|disp=FHL book 970.1 H199o}} {{WorldCat|7277340|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}} This history includes information on the Abénaki and Mahican tribes in Vermont, an index, and a bibliography.
  
You can also find articles about Vermont Indians in Proceedings of the Vermont Historical Society and in Vermont History. These periodicals and the Periodical Source Index (PERSI), which could be used to find articles on Indians, are discussed in the [[Vermont Periodicals]].
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== Repositories ==
 
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== Family History Library ==
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Additional sources on specific tribes can be found in the '''Family History Library Catalog '''by using a Subject Search under the name of the tribe, for example:  
 
Additional sources on specific tribes can be found in the '''Family History Library Catalog '''by using a Subject Search under the name of the tribe, for example:  
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VERMONT- NATIVE RACES  
 
VERMONT- NATIVE RACES  
  
== Other Repositories  ==
 
  
*:Vermont Historical Society  
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== See Also:  ==
 
== See Also:  ==
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Vermont_History Vermont-History]  
 
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Vermont_History Vermont-History]  
  
== Web Sites  ==
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[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/vermont/index.htm Vermont Indian Tribes] - AccessGenealogy
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[http://www.nedoba.org/ Ne-DoBa] - Topics relating to the Abenaki (a sub-group of the Wabanaki People). [[Ne-Do-Ba|Learn more]].
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You can also find articles about Vermont Indians in ''Proceedings of the Vermont Historical Society'', later called ''Vermont History''. These periodicals and the Periodical Source Index (PERSI), which could be used to find articles on Indians, are discussed in [[Vermont Periodicals]].
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

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The most prominent early Indian tribes in Vermont were the Abénaki and Mahican. The western Abénaki Indians were composed of subdivisions including Sokoki, Missisquoi, and Cowasuck. Most of the Indian tribes have disappeared from Vermont through warfare, disease, or migration.

Contents

Tribes and Bands of Vermont

The following list of American Indians who have lived in Vermont 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.

Tribes Recognized by the State of Vermont

Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk Abenaki Nation, and Elnu Abenaki Tribe (See Nulhegan Abenaki Tribe of northeast Vermont.)

History

For the history of American Indians in Vermont, see:

  • Calloway, Colin G. The Western Abenakis of Vermont, 1600–1800. The Civilization of the American Indian Series, v.197. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1990. {{FHL|564399|item|disp=FHL book 970.3 Ab71cc; film 1598340, item5} This contains a chronology of the tribe and a good bibliography of sources.
  • Haviland, William A. The Original Vermonters. Hanover, New Hampshire: Published for University of Vermont by University Press of New England, 1981. FHL book 970.1 H199o At various libraries (WorldCat) This history includes information on the Abénaki and Mahican tribes in Vermont, an index, and a bibliography.

Repositories

Additional sources on specific tribes can be found in the Family History Library Catalog by using a Subject Search under the name of the tribe, for example:

ABÉNAKI INDIANS

Other sources can be found in the Family History Library Catalog by using a Locality Search under:

VERMONT- NATIVE RACES


Vermont Historical Society

See Also:

Vermont-Military Records for a list of forts

Vermont-History

Vermont Indian Tribes - AccessGenealogy

Ne-DoBa - Topics relating to the Abenaki (a sub-group of the Wabanaki People). Learn more.

You can also find articles about Vermont Indians in Proceedings of the Vermont Historical Society, later called Vermont History. These periodicals and the Periodical Source Index (PERSI), which could be used to find articles on Indians, are discussed in Vermont Periodicals.

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.
  • 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.