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== Tribes and Bands of Massachusetts  ==
 
== Tribes and Bands of Massachusetts  ==
  
The following list of tribes is compiled from:  
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The following list of tribes and bands of American Indians who have lived in Massachusetts has been compiled from Hodge's ''Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico...<ref>Hodge, Frederick Webb. ''Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico.'' Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #30 1907. [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/handbook_american_indians.htm Available online.]</ref>'' and Swanton's ''Indian Tribes of North America''<ref>Swanton, John R.  ''The Indian Tribes of North America.'' Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #145 [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/illinois/index.htm Available online.].</ref>.
  
 
*Hodge, Frederick Webb. [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/handbook_american_indians.htm ''Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico,''] Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #30 1907.  
 
*Hodge, Frederick Webb. [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/handbook_american_indians.htm ''Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico,''] Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #30 1907.  
 
*Swanton, John R. [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/illinois/index.htm ''The Indian Tribes of North America'']. Smithsonian Institution Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #145
 
*Swanton, John R. [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/illinois/index.htm ''The Indian Tribes of North America'']. Smithsonian Institution Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #145
  
Mahican, Mashpee, Massachuset, Nauset, Nipmuc, Penobscot,&nbsp;Pennacook, Pocomtuc, [[Wampanoag Indians|Wampanoag]]
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Mahican, Mashpee, Massachuset, Nauset, Nipmuc, Penobscot,&nbsp;Pennacook, Pocomtuc, [[Wampanoag Indians|Wampanoag]]  
  
 
== Reservations  ==
 
== Reservations  ==

Revision as of 19:16, 12 May 2009

The name Massachusetts originates from an Indian word meaning "at or about the great hill"

Tribes and Bands of Massachusetts

The following list of tribes and bands of American Indians who have lived in Massachusetts has been compiled from Hodge's Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico...[1] and Swanton's Indian Tribes of North America[2].

Mahican, Mashpee, Massachuset, Nauset, Nipmuc, Penobscot, Pennacook, Pocomtuc, Wampanoag

Reservations

  • Gay Head Reservation
  • Hassenamisco Reservation
  • Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe
  • Wampanoag Reservation

Family History Library

See Also:

Massachusetts-History for a calendar of events

Massachusetts_Military for a list of forts

Category:Massachusetts
  1. Hodge, Frederick Webb. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #30 1907. Available online.
  2. Swanton, John R. The Indian Tribes of North America. Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #145 Available online..