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.
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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