Native American Resources
Native Americans in Michigan
American Resources Website
Resources for genealogical research nation wide, sponsored by RootsWeb.
Tribal history by the Soo Band.
Ottawa and Chippewa of Michigan - 1870 Census & Durant Rolls
This is a transcription of the role. The Durant Roll Index is a census taken by Bureau of Indian
Affairs Special Agent Horace B. Durant. It includes all persons who were enumerated in the
1870 census and their known descendants living on 4 March 1907. The actual census includes
the Sault Ste. Marie, Mackinac, Grand Traverse and Grand River Bands of Ottawas
and Chippewas. This site is a surname index to the Grand Traverse Band.
Roll Index - This site is a surname index to the Grand
American Indian Page
Multi-site resource page for native culture. The site was originally maintained by Paula Giese.
Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Homepage
Native American Resources Web Page
"the People's Paths home page!"
American Census Project
Be sure to click the "Read about Native American Enumerations" link at the top.
There is a wealth of information covering many different tribes at the Oklahoma
Territory - Indian Territory USGenWeb Project site.
The NARA web site hosts an informative article by Kent Carter, Director of
National Archives-Fort Worth Branch, entitled Wantabes and Outalucks:
Searching for Indian Ancestors in Federal Records. The article describes federal
records of Native Americans and their value for genealogy. http://www.archives.gov/research_room/genealogy/research_topics/native_american_research.html
Local NARA facilities might hold area specific records:
The Department of the Interior (DOI) has a page of helps for genealogical
A DOI pdf file listing contact information for tribal leaders:
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