Indians of Massachusetts

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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 is compiled from:

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

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


  • 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