Seneca Indians

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'''Ancestral Homeland: '''Seneca Lake to Allegheny River now in western New York
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'''Prominent Leaders:''' Cornplanter (ayentwahga, John O'Bail), Red Jacket (Sagoyewatha), Ely Parker
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
==== Brief Timeline ====
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==== Brief Timeline ====
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Fought with British during the Revolutionary War
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'''1831:''' ceded land removed to Indian Territory
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==== Brief History  ====
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==== Reservations  ====
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Three State Reservations:
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*Allegany
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*Cattaraugus
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*Oil Springs
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Tonawanda Band of Seneca reservation near Akron, New York
  
==== Brief History ====
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Six Nations Reserve, Ontario
  
==== Reservations ====
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Semeca-Cayuga Tribe hold land in Ottawa County, Oklahoma
  
==== Additional References to the History of the Tribe ====
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==== Additional References to the History of the Tribe ====
  
 
== Tribal Headquarters  ==
 
== Tribal Headquarters  ==
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== Records  ==
 
== Records  ==
  
'''Agency Records'''
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'''Agency Records'''  
  
'''Correspondence and Census'''
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'''Correspondence and Census'''  
  
 
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! scope="col" | Agency  
! scope="col" | location of Original Records
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! scope="col" | location of Original Records  
 
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! scope="col" |  
Pre-1880 Correspondence
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Pre-1880 Correspondence  
  
M234 RG 75 Rolls 962
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M234 RG 75 Rolls 962  
  
 
Roll Number
 
Roll Number
  
 
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FHL  
  
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Film  
  
 
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Number
  
 
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Post-1885 Census
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Post-1885 Census  
  
M595 RG 75 Rolls 693
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M595 RG 75 Rolls 693  
  
 
Roll Number
 
Roll Number
  
 
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FHL
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FHL  
  
Film
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Film  
  
 
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| Seneca, Indian Territory
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| Seneca, Indian Territory  
| Miami (Quapaw) Agency, 1870-1952
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| Miami (Quapaw) Agency, 1870-1952  
| Washington D.C. and Fort Worth
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| Washington D.C. and Fort Worth  
| Rolls 702-13
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| Rolls 702-13  
 
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| Rolls 410-16, 487-89
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| Rolls 410-16, 487-89  
 
| 581405-581411
 
| 581405-581411
 
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| Seneca, New York
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| Seneca, New York  
| Six Nations Agency, 1824-34
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| Six Nations Agency, 1824-34  
| Washington D.C.
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| Washington D.C.  
| Rolls 582-97
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| Rolls 582-97  
 
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| Rolls 290-300, 488-89
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| Rolls 290-300, 488-89  
 
| 579700-579710
 
| 579700-579710
 
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| Seneca, Ohio
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| Seneca, Ohio  
| Piqua and Ohio Agencies, 1831-43
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| Piqua and Ohio Agencies, 1831-43  
| Washington D.C.
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| Washington D.C.  
| Rolls 600-03
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| Rolls 600-03  
 
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| -
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| -  
 
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| Seneca, Indian Territory
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| Seneca, Indian Territory  
| Neosho Agency, 1837-71
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| Neosho Agency, 1837-71  
| Washington D.C.
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| Washington D.C.  
| Rolls 529-37
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| Rolls 529-37  
 
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'''Vital Records'''
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'''Vital Records'''  
  
 
*Quapaw Agency, (M595) births and deaths 1924-1932, FHL Film: 581408
 
*Quapaw Agency, (M595) births and deaths 1924-1932, FHL Film: 581408
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== Important Web Sites  ==
 
== Important Web Sites  ==
  
Seneca History -- from Seneca Nation website -- [http://www.senecaindian.com/seneca_tribal.htm http://www.senecaindian.com/seneca_tribal.htm]
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Seneca History -- from Seneca Nation website -- [http://www.senecaindian.com/seneca_tribal.htm http://www.senecaindian.com/seneca_tribal.htm]  
  
 
Seneca History -- Wikipedia article -- [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seneca_nation http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seneca_nation]  
 
Seneca History -- Wikipedia article -- [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seneca_nation http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seneca_nation]  
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Seneca Tribal History -- from Handbook of American Indians... by Frederick Webb Hodge -- [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/seneca/senecahist.htm http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/seneca/senecahist.htm]  
 
Seneca Tribal History -- from Handbook of American Indians... by Frederick Webb Hodge -- [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/seneca/senecahist.htm http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/seneca/senecahist.htm]  
  
Seneca History -- from Catholic Encyclopedia -- [http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/13714a.htm http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/13714a.htm]
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Seneca History -- from Catholic Encyclopedia -- [http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/13714a.htm http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/13714a.htm]  
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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==== Bibliography  ====
 
==== Bibliography  ====
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:Volume 1 -- Not yet published  
 
:Volume 1 -- Not yet published  
:Volume 2 -- Indians in Contemporary Society (pub. 2008) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/234303751&referer=brief_results WorldCat 234303751]<br>  
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:Volume 2 -- Indians in Contemporary Society (pub. 2008) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/234303751&referer=brief_results WorldCat 234303751]<br>
:Volume 3 -- Environment, Origins, and Population (pub. 2006) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/255572371&referer=brief_results WorldCat 255572371]<br>  
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:Volume 3 -- Environment, Origins, and Population (pub. 2006) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/255572371&referer=brief_results WorldCat 255572371]<br>
:Volume 4 -- History of Indian-White Relations (pub. 1988) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/19331914&referer=brief_results WorldCat 19331914]; [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL book 970.1 H191h v.4].<br>  
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:Volume 4 -- History of Indian-White Relations (pub. 1988) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/19331914&referer=brief_results WorldCat 19331914]; [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL book 970.1 H191h v.4].<br>
:Volume 5 -- Arctic (pub. 1984) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/299653808&referer=brief_results WorldCat 299653808]; [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL book 970.1 H191h v.5].<br>  
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:Volume 5 -- Arctic (pub. 1984) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/299653808&referer=brief_results WorldCat 299653808]; [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL book 970.1 H191h v.5].<br>
:Volume 6 -- Subarctic (pub. 1981) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/247493742&referer=brief_results WorldCat 247493742]; [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL book 970.1 H191h v.6].<br>  
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:Volume 6 -- Subarctic (pub. 1981) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/247493742&referer=brief_results WorldCat 247493742]; [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL book 970.1 H191h v.6].<br>
:Volume 7 -- Northwest Coast (pub. 1990) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/247493311&referer=brief_results WorldCat 247493311]<br>  
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:Volume 7 -- Northwest Coast (pub. 1990) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/247493311&referer=brief_results WorldCat 247493311]<br>
:Volume 8 -- California (pub. 1978) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13240086&referer=brief_results WorldCat 13240086]; [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL book 970.1 H191h v.8].<br>  
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:Volume 8 -- California (pub. 1978) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13240086&referer=brief_results WorldCat 13240086]; [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL book 970.1 H191h v.8].<br>
:Volume 9 -- Southwest (pub. 1979) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/26140053&referer=brief_results WorldCat 26140053]; [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL book 970.1 H191h v.9].<br>  
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:Volume 9 -- Southwest (pub. 1979) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/26140053&referer=brief_results WorldCat 26140053]; [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL book 970.1 H191h v.9].<br>
 
:Volume 10 -- Southwest (pub. 1983) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/301504096&referer=brief_results WorldCat 301504096]; [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL book 970.1 H191h v.10].  
 
:Volume 10 -- Southwest (pub. 1983) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/301504096&referer=brief_results WorldCat 301504096]; [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL book 970.1 H191h v.10].  
:Volume 11 -- Great Basin (pub. 1986) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/256516416&referer=brief_results WorldCat 256516416]; [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL book 970.1 H191h v.11].<br>  
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:Volume 11 -- Great Basin (pub. 1986) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/256516416&referer=brief_results WorldCat 256516416]; [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL book 970.1 H191h v.11].<br>
:Volume 12 -- Plateau (pub. 1998) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/39401371&referer=brief_results WorldCat 39401371]; [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL book 970.1 H191h v.12].<br>  
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:Volume 12 -- Plateau (pub. 1998) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/39401371&referer=brief_results WorldCat 39401371]; [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL book 970.1 H191h v.12].<br>
:Volume 13 -- Plains, 2 vols. (pub. 2001) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48209643&referer=brief_results WorldCat 48209643]<br>  
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:Volume 13 -- Plains, 2 vols. (pub. 2001) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48209643&referer=brief_results WorldCat 48209643]<br>
 
:Volume 14 -- Southeast (pub. 2004) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/254277176&referer=brief_results WorldCat 254277176]  
 
:Volume 14 -- Southeast (pub. 2004) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/254277176&referer=brief_results WorldCat 254277176]  
:Volume 15 -- Northwest (pub. 1978) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/256517503&referer=brief_results WorldCat 356517503]; [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL book 970.1 H191h v.15].<br>  
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:Volume 15 -- Northwest (pub. 1978) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/256517503&referer=brief_results WorldCat 356517503]; [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL book 970.1 H191h v.15].<br>
 
:Volume 16 -- Not yet published  
 
:Volume 16 -- Not yet published  
:Volume 17 -- Languages (pub. 1996) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/43957746&referer=brief_results WorldCat 43957746]<br>  
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:Volume 17 -- Languages (pub. 1996) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/43957746&referer=brief_results WorldCat 43957746]<br>
 
:Volume 18 -- Not yet published  
 
:Volume 18 -- Not yet published  
 
:Volume 19 -- Not yet published  
 
:Volume 19 -- Not yet published  

Revision as of 20:47, 15 January 2010

Ancestral Homeland: Seneca Lake to Allegheny River now in western New York

Prominent Leaders: Cornplanter (ayentwahga, John O'Bail), Red Jacket (Sagoyewatha), Ely Parker

Contents

History

Brief Timeline

Fought with British during the Revolutionary War

1831: ceded land removed to Indian Territory


Brief History

Reservations

Three State Reservations:

  • Allegany
  • Cattaraugus
  • Oil Springs

Tonawanda Band of Seneca reservation near Akron, New York

Six Nations Reserve, Ontario

Semeca-Cayuga Tribe hold land in Ottawa County, Oklahoma

Additional References to the History of the Tribe

Tribal Headquarters

Records

Agency Records

Correspondence and Census

Tribe Agency location of Original Records

Pre-1880 Correspondence

M234 RG 75 Rolls 962

Roll Number

FHL

Film

Number

Post-1885 Census

M595 RG 75 Rolls 693

Roll Number

FHL

Film

Number

Seneca, Indian Territory Miami (Quapaw) Agency, 1870-1952 Washington D.C. and Fort Worth Rolls 702-13 Rolls 410-16, 487-89 581405-581411
Seneca, New York Six Nations Agency, 1824-34 Washington D.C. Rolls 582-97 Rolls 290-300, 488-89 579700-579710
Seneca, Ohio Piqua and Ohio Agencies, 1831-43 Washington D.C. Rolls 600-03 -
Seneca, Indian Territory Neosho Agency, 1837-71 Washington D.C. Rolls 529-37 -

Vital Records

  • Quapaw Agency, (M595) births and deaths 1924-1932, FHL Film: 581408

Important Web Sites

Seneca History -- from Seneca Nation website -- http://www.senecaindian.com/seneca_tribal.htm

Seneca History -- Wikipedia article -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seneca_nation

Seneca Tribal History -- from Handbook of American Indians... by Frederick Webb Hodge -- http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/seneca/senecahist.htm

Seneca History -- from Catholic Encyclopedia -- http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/13714a.htm

References


Bibliography

  • Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives; Record Group 75, Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
  • Hodge, Frederick Webb. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1906 Available online.
  • Klein, Barry T., ed. Reference Encyclopedia of the American Indian. Nyack, New York: Todd Publications, 2009. 10th ed. WorldCat 317923332; FHL book 970.1 R259e.
  • Malinowski, Sharon and Sheets, Anna, eds. The Gale Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes. Detroit: Gale Publishing, 1998. 4 volumes. Includes: Lists of Federally Recognized Tribes for U.S., Alaska, and Canada – pp. 513-529 Alphabetical Listing of Tribes, with reference to volume and page in this series Map of “Historic Locations of U.S. Native Groups” Map of “Historic Locations of Canadian Native Groups” Map of “Historic Locations of Mexican, Hawaiian and Caribbean Native Groups” Maps of “State and Federally Recognized U.S. Indian Reservations. WorldCat 37475188; FHL book 970.1 G131g.
Vol. 1 -- Northeast, Southeast, Caribbean
Vol. 2 -- Great Basin, Southwest, Middle America
Vol. 3 -- Arctic, Subarctic, Great Plains, Plateau
Vol. 4 -- California, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Islands
  • Sturtevant, William C. Handbook of North American Indians. 20 vols., some not yet published. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1978– .
Volume 1 -- Not yet published
Volume 2 -- Indians in Contemporary Society (pub. 2008) -- WorldCat 234303751
Volume 3 -- Environment, Origins, and Population (pub. 2006) -- WorldCat 255572371
Volume 4 -- History of Indian-White Relations (pub. 1988) -- WorldCat 19331914; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.4.
Volume 5 -- Arctic (pub. 1984) -- WorldCat 299653808; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.5.
Volume 6 -- Subarctic (pub. 1981) -- WorldCat 247493742; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.6.
Volume 7 -- Northwest Coast (pub. 1990) -- WorldCat 247493311
Volume 8 -- California (pub. 1978) -- WorldCat 13240086; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.8.
Volume 9 -- Southwest (pub. 1979) -- WorldCat 26140053; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.9.
Volume 10 -- Southwest (pub. 1983) -- WorldCat 301504096; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.10.
Volume 11 -- Great Basin (pub. 1986) -- WorldCat 256516416; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.11.
Volume 12 -- Plateau (pub. 1998) -- WorldCat 39401371; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.12.
Volume 13 -- Plains, 2 vols. (pub. 2001) -- WorldCat 48209643
Volume 14 -- Southeast (pub. 2004) -- WorldCat 254277176
Volume 15 -- Northwest (pub. 1978) -- WorldCat 356517503; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.15.
Volume 16 -- Not yet published
Volume 17 -- Languages (pub. 1996) -- WorldCat 43957746
Volume 18 -- Not yet published
Volume 19 -- Not yet published
Volume 20 -- Not yet published