Ely Shoshone Tribe, Nevada

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United States Gotoarrow.png American Indians Gotoarrow.png Nevada Gotoarrow.png Indians of Nevada Gotoarrow.png Ely Shoshone Tribe, Nevada

Guide to Shoshone Indian ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and other agency records.

Tribal Headquarters

Ely Shoshone Tribe
16 Shoshone Circle
Ely, NV 89301
Phone: 775.289.4133
Fax: 775.289.3890


Brief Timeline

Brief History



The majority of records of individuals were those created by the agencies. Some records may be available to tribal members through the tribal headquarters.They were (and are) the local office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and were charged with maintaining records of the activities of those under their responsibility. Among these records are:


  • Constitution for the Ely Shoshone Tribe, Adopted: April 21, 1990; Includes amendments dated 1999
  • Ely Shoshone Indian Reservation Wikipedia

For Further Reading

For background information to help find American Indian ancestors see For Further Reading.