Native American Records
A large collection of over 1.5 million Native American Indian records
Indian Census Rolls 1885-1940
The Indian Census schedules are census rolls usually submitted each year by agents or superintendents in charge of Indian reservations. Currently accepted spellings of tribal names have been used in the list. In the census rolls themselves, obsolete spellings are often used; and the name of a tribe may be spelled several ways in different rolls. Sometimes even the name used for a tribe was changed from year to year.
Dawes Commission Index 1898-1914
Commonly called the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes (the Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw and Seminole), the Dawes Commission was appointed by President Grover Cleveland in 1893.This database indexes the original applications for tribal enrollments under the act of June 28, 1898. It also indexes documents such as birth and death affidavits, marriage licenses, and decisions and orders of the Commission.
Guion Miller Roll 1908-1910 - Cherokee Indians
In 1906, Guion Miller was appointed by the U.S. Court of Claims to determine who was eligible for funds under the treaties of 1835-36 and 1845 between the United States and the Eastern Cherokee. Within these applications are names of siblings, parents, aunts and uncles, grandparents, and great grandparents, further establishing family relationships vital to affirming tribal connections.