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Revision as of 20:47, 16 December 2008

The word Connecticut comes from the Indian word Quinnehtukqut meaning "beside the long tidal river"

Tribes and Bands of Connecticut

The following list of tribes is compiled from:

Hammonassetts, Mahican,  Mashantucket, Mohegan, Nehanticks, Narraganset, Niantic, Nipmuc, Nipnet or Nipmucks, Paugussett, Pequannock, Pequot, Podunk, Ponus, Quiripeys or Quinnipiac, Sachem, Schaghticoke, Sachemdom or Montewese, Wangum, Wongunk, Wappinger, Wasc-ssux, Wepawaugs, Winnipiacs


Eastern Pequot -- see Pauckatuck Pequot

Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe -- The Connecticut State Library has some records for this tribe, 1836-1995. Their collection includes some genealogies.

Mashantucket Pequot, or Western Pequot -- This tribe has been federally recognized since 1983. The Connecticut State Library has some records for this tribe, 1836-1995. Their collection includes some genealogies.

Mohegan Tribe -- The Mohegan Tribe also has a tribal web site.

Pauckatuck Pequot or Eastern Pequot -- The Connecticut State Library has some records for this tribe, 1836-1995. Their collection includes some genealogies.

Schaghticoke Tribe

Western Pequot -- see Mashantucket Pequot


New England Confederation: Paugussett, Naugatucks, Pootatuck, Wepawaug and Pequannock

Reservations

  • Corun Hill Reservation (1680 in Huntington)
  • Eastern Pequot Reservation
  • Golden Hill Reservation (1650's near Statford)
  • Mashantucker Reservation (State, 1667 for Western Pequot's)
  • Mohegan Indian Reservation
  • Paucatuch Reservation (Eastern Pequot)
  • Pequot Reservation (State, Tribes: Pequot and Mohegan in Fairfield and New London Counties)
  • Schaghticoke Reservation (near Kent)
  • Turkey Hill Reservation (1674)

Reference

Isaacs, Katherine M., 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 of the Bureau of Indian Affairs

Trading Post

Leaping Deer (1979)

Family History Library

See also:

Connecticut - History