Death Finds a Way: A Janie Riley Mystery
by Lorine McGinnis Schulze
Janie Riley is an avid genealogist with a habit of stumbling on to dead bodies. She and her husband head to Salt Lake City Utah to research Janie's elusive 4th great-grandmother. But her search into the past leads her to a dark secret. Can she solve the mysteries of the past and the present before disaster strikes? Available now on Amazon.com and Amazon.ca
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The Van Slyke Family in America A Genealogy of Cornelise Antonissen Van Slyke, 1604-1676 and his Mohawk Wife Ots-Toch, including the story of Jacques Hertel, 1603-1651, Father of Ots-Toch and Interpreter to Samuel de Champlain
Dawes Commission Index, 1898-1914 The Dawes Commission was organized in 1893 to accept applications for tribal enrollment between 1893-1907 from American Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes who resided in Indian Territory, which later became the eastern portion of Oklahoma. ($)
* Crow Census Database
This database includes information on Crow households collected in four census years: 1885, 1900, 1910, and 1930.
* How Do I Trace Indian Ancestry? To determine if you are eligible for tribal membership, contact your ancestral tribe. Individual tribes determine tribal membership. Additional resources links to trace Indian ancestry are provided
* U.S. Indian Census Schedules, 1885-1940 includes: name (Indian and/or English), gender, age, birth date, relationship to head of family, marital status, tribe name, agency name, and reservation name.
* Walker River Valley, Nevada Paiute Indian Records, 1897-1901
1914-20 a collection of reservation census records between 1897 and 1901. Includes name, sex, age, relationship to head of household, and year of census ($)
* Indian Wills, 1911-1921 Native Americans submitted more than 2,500 pages of wills and probate records to the Bureau of Indian Affairs. These records span the period 1911 to 1921 and, with a few exceptions, pertain to Indian families living in the Plains and several western states: Chippewa, Sioux, Apache, Shawnee, Quapaw, Assinboin, Leach Lake Chippewa, Confederated Flathead, Ponca, Cheyenne, Crow, Sac & Fox, Nez Perce, Southern Ute, Omaha, Osage, and more. ($)
* Indian deeds of Hampden County copies of all land transfers from the Indians recorded in the county of Hampden, Massachusetts : and some deeds from other sources, together with notes and translations of Indian place names. ($)
Native American Tribes
The following list of Native American Tribes is from The North American Indian by Edward S. Curtis. Curtis said he wanted to document "the old time Indian, his dress, his ceremonies, his life and manners." In over 2000 photogravure plates and narrative, Curtis portrayed the traditional customs and lifeways of eighty Indian tribes.
Coast Salish Indians
Puget Sound Salish Indians
Tohono O'Odham Indians
White Mountain Apache Indian Tribe
Nez Perce Indians
Walla Walla Indians
Northern Paiute Indians
Other Native American Tribes
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