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Sources of records on US Indian tribes
The majority of records of individuals were those created by the agencies. Some records may be available to tribal members through the tribal headquarters.They were (and are) the local office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and were charged with maintaining records of the activities of those under their responsibility. Among these records are:
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Indian Census Roll IndexesIf you are researching your native american genealogy, you are likely to find your ancestors on one of the following rolls, if your ancestor was an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe.
Changes in the Indian Census Rolls IndexThe records recorded in Indian census rolls changed over time. Between 1928 to 1930 the Indian Census was significantly changed.The Act of July 4, 1884, (23 Stat. 76, 98) was vague, saying, “That hereafter each Indian agent be required, in his annual report, to submit a census of the Indians at his agency or upon the reservation under his charge.”
Meaning of census roll numbers and the concept of tribal enrollmentThe roll numbers recorded for individuals in early Indian census rolls changed over time. It is clear that by 1930, there was an accepted concept of “enrollment” being employed, even though there were no official membership enrollment lists existing for many tribes.