Genealogy Projects tagged with Native American on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Original Tribal Names of Native North American People

    Original Tribal Names of Native North American People Please note that this chart is not complete--we have included only the names of North American nations (not of every band or village within a nation), and only those nations whose original names are known. With the exception of Cree and Cherokee, American Indian languages do not have their own writing systems, so the names must be written us...

  • Brothertown Indian Nation

    This project is comprised of profiles for members of the Brothertown Indian Nation and their descendants. The Brothertown came together in 1700s under the leadership of Samson Occum. The tribe descends from Christian Indians of the Mohegan, Pequot, Niantic, Narragansett, Montaukett and Tunxis tribes from seven separate Indian villages in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Long Island, New York. Al...

  • Menominee Indian Nation

    Brief History The Menominee Indian Tribe’s rich culture, history, and residency in the area now known as the State of Wisconsin, and parts of the States of Michigan and Illinois, dates back 10,000 years. At the start of the Treaty Era in the early 1800’s, the Menominee occupied a land base estimated at 10 million acres; however, through a series of seven treaties entered into...