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08 Native American Genealogy

Step 1
Identify the relative that is on the Dawes roles - if not click here and start on beginning genealogy and return to Step 2
Step 2
At this point you should have identified the individual(s) that is potentially an Indian, and the locations they are living in between 1898 and 1906
Enrollment for the Dawes Rolls began in 1898 and ended in 1906 (1914). Therefore, The individuals must have not died before 1898, or been born after 1906 (1914). - 250,000+ applications, only 100,000 were enrolled
Step 3
 
 
At this point you should have identified the individual that is legally an Indian (he/she is on the Dawes roll), his Dawes Roll number, Tribe and in many cases the Clan/Tribal Town.
Contact the tribe and get the process for the certificate of degree of Indian Blood
Nation
URL
Notes
History
Choctaw Nation
http://www.choctawnation.com/services/choctaw-nation-applications/
http://choctawnation.com/
 
History
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Cherokee Nation
http://www.cherokee.org/home.aspx?section=services&service=Registration
 
History
Cherokee Nation
Chickasaw Nation
https://www.chickasaw.net/
 
History
Chickasaw Nation
Muscogee (Creek) Jurisdiction
http://www.muscogeenation-nsn.gov/
Citizenship Criteria: http://www.muscogeenation-nsn.gov/Pages/Citizenship/citcriteria.html
uses: Tribal Town not Clan
History
Muscogee (Creek) Jurisdiction
Seminole Nation
http://seminolenation.com/
 
 
Seminole
Other Indian Tribes/Nations in Oklahoma - Not normally associated with Pittsburg County
 
History
 
Freedman
     
 
Tip from a Member: Carol Scott
Indians in the 1910 & 1900 census filled out an additional form with a lot of information on it. To illustrate this form, enter the name John B Nale in Ancestry's 1910 census search window, Select the 1910 census form for this individual and scroll to the bottom of the page. See all the new information on American Indians available?
 

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