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The most prominent early Indian tribes in Vermont were the Abénaki and Mahican. The western Abénaki Indians were composed of subdivisions including Sokoki, Missisquoi, and Cowasuck. Most of the Indian tribes have disappeared from Vermont through warfare, disease, or migration.  
 
The most prominent early Indian tribes in Vermont were the Abénaki and Mahican. The western Abénaki Indians were composed of subdivisions including Sokoki, Missisquoi, and Cowasuck. Most of the Indian tribes have disappeared from Vermont through warfare, disease, or migration.  
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Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk Abenaki Nation, and Elnu Abenaki Tribe (See [http://www.abenakitribe.org/ Nulhegan Abenaki Tribe] of northeast Vermont.)<br>  
 
Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk Abenaki Nation, and Elnu Abenaki Tribe (See [http://www.abenakitribe.org/ Nulhegan Abenaki Tribe] of northeast Vermont.)<br>  
  
'''History'''<br>
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'''History'''  
  
 
For the history of American Indians in Vermont, see:  
 
For the history of American Indians in Vermont, see:  
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== Repositories  ==
 
== Repositories  ==
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[http://www.americanancestors.org/home.html The New England Historic Genealogical Society] has resources on New England Native peoples.
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[http://vermonthistory.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=13&Itemid=31 Vermont Historical Society] - You can find articles about Vermont Indians in the VHS publications ''Proceedings of the Vermont Historical Society'' (1860–1943), ''Vermont Quarterly'' (1944–1953), and ''Vermont History'' (1954–present). These periodicals and the Periodical Source Index (PERSI), which could be used to find articles on Indians, are discussed in [[Vermont Periodicals]].
  
 
Additional sources on specific tribes can be found in the '''Family History Library Catalog '''by using a Subject Search under the name of the tribe, for example:  
 
Additional sources on specific tribes can be found in the '''Family History Library Catalog '''by using a Subject Search under the name of the tribe, for example:  
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== See Also:  ==
 
== See Also:  ==
  
[[Vermont Military Records|Vermont-Military Records]] for a list of forts  
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[[Vermont Military Records|Vermont Military Records]] for a list of forts  
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[[Vermont History|Vermont History]]
  
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Vermont_History Vermont-History]
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{{FHL|425009|subject_id|disp=Vermont - Native Races}}
  
 
[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/vermont/index.htm Vermont Indian Tribes] - AccessGenealogy  
 
[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/vermont/index.htm Vermont Indian Tribes] - AccessGenealogy  
  
[http://www.nedoba.org/ Ne-DoBa] - Topics relating to the Abenaki (a sub-group of the Wabanaki People). [[Ne-Do-Ba|Learn more]].
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[http://www.nedoba.org/ Ne-Do-Ba] - Topics relating to the Abenaki (a sub-group of the Wabanaki People). [[Ne-Do-Ba|Learn more]].  
 
 
You can also find articles about Vermont Indians in ''Proceedings of the Vermont Historical Society'', later called ''Vermont History''. These periodicals and the Periodical Source Index (PERSI), which could be used to find articles on Indians, are discussed in [[Vermont Periodicals]].  
 
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

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The most prominent early Indian tribes in Vermont were the Abénaki and Mahican. The western Abénaki Indians were composed of subdivisions including Sokoki, Missisquoi, and Cowasuck. Most of the Indian tribes have disappeared from Vermont through warfare, disease, or migration.

Tribes and Bands of Vermont

The following list of American Indians who have lived in Vermont has been compiled from Hodge's Handbook of American Indians...[1] and from Swanton's The Indian Tribes of North America[2]. Some may simply be variant spellings for the same tribe.

Tribes Recognized by the State of Vermont

Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk Abenaki Nation, and Elnu Abenaki Tribe (See Nulhegan Abenaki Tribe of northeast Vermont.)

History

For the history of American Indians in Vermont, see:

  • Calloway, Colin G. The Western Abenakis of Vermont, 1600–1800. The Civilization of the American Indian Series, v.197. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1990. {{FHL|564399|item|disp=FHL book 970.3 Ab71cc; film 1598340, item5} This contains a chronology of the tribe and a good bibliography of sources.
  • Haviland, William A. The Original Vermonters. Hanover, New Hampshire: Published for University of Vermont by University Press of New England, 1981. FHL book 970.1 H199o At various libraries (WorldCat) This history includes information on the Abénaki and Mahican tribes in Vermont, an index, and a bibliography.

Repositories

The New England Historic Genealogical Society has resources on New England Native peoples.

Vermont Historical Society - You can find articles about Vermont Indians in the VHS publications Proceedings of the Vermont Historical Society (1860–1943), Vermont Quarterly (1944–1953), and Vermont History (1954–present). These periodicals and the Periodical Source Index (PERSI), which could be used to find articles on Indians, are discussed in Vermont Periodicals.

Additional sources on specific tribes can be found in the Family History Library Catalog by using a Subject Search under the name of the tribe, for example:

ABÉNAKI INDIANS

Other sources can be found in the Family History Library Catalog by using a Locality Search under:

VERMONT- NATIVE RACES


Vermont Historical Society

See Also:

Vermont Military Records for a list of forts

Vermont History

Vermont - Native Races

Vermont Indian Tribes - AccessGenealogy

Ne-Do-Ba - Topics relating to the Abenaki (a sub-group of the Wabanaki People). Learn more.

References

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

Bibliography

  • "Accompanying Pamphlet for Microcopy 1011", National Archives Microfilm Publications, Appendix.
  • American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.
  • Gilbert, William Harlen, Jr. Surviving Indian Groups in the Eastern United States. Pp. 407-438 of the Smithsonian Report for 1948. Available online.
  • Hill, Edward E. (comp.). Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.
  • Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.
  • Historical Sketches for Jurisdictional and Subject Headings Used for the Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880. National Archives Microcopy T1105.
  • Hodge, Frederick Webb. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Washington D.C.:Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin #30 1907. Available online.
  • Isaacs. Katherine M., editor. 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.
  • National Atlas of the United States of America -- Federal Lands and Indian Reservations Available online.
  • Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Services. Available online
  • Swanton John R. The Indian Tribes of North America. Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin #145 Available online.