Cherokee Township of San Antonio

Uniting a Divided Fire

Researching your Native American Heritage

Tracing your Native American heritage can be extremely difficult. For many reasons, many Native Americans chose not to say they were Native American, or said they were less Native American than they were. Most did this to protect themselves and their families, unfortunately today it has become a difficult task for many to trace their heritage.

MORE Resources and information coming soon!

Note: Some links you will need to copy and paste :)

A good resource to utilize is the Cherokee Nation website's Tribal Citizenship page then click on the Genealogy section:
cherokee.org/Services/TribalCitizenship.aspx

General Genealogy Links including Dawes, Census records, etc
http://www.genealogybranches.com/nativeamericans.html


www.archives.gov

http://www.archives.gov/research/native-americans/index.html


Access Genealogy

http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native


Ancesty (Free and Paid Subscription)

Ancestry.com


Fold3.com (Paid Subscription)
https://www.fold3.com/

Archives.com
http://www.archives.com/search/ancestor?Location=AK&kw2=Search%20for%20Indian%20Genealogy%20Records!&gclid=Cj0KEQjwvo6wBRCG3Zv92ZSLlIYBEiQA5PLVAlPojptvwrWqG13CIqD3HPUy3G1LpS0SxjZvjjCYE2caAhvR8P8HAQ

Newspapers.com (Free and Paid Subscription)
http://www.newspapers.com/?xid=384

FamilySearch.org
https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/American_Indian_Genealogy