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Algonquian Family (adapted from the name of the Algonkin tribe). A linguistic stock which formerly occupied a more extended area than any other in North America. Their territory reached from the east shore of Newfoundland to the Rocky Mountains and front Churchill River to Pamlico Sound. The east parts of this territory were separated by an area occupied by Iroquoian tribes.Read more about the Algonquian Indian History.
Archives, Libraries, and Societies
- Massachusetts State Archives
- Microfilm Card Index (hosted at Massachusetts State Archives Microfilm Card Index)
Algonquian Indian Biography
- Gertrude “Anahareo” Bernard (hosted at Past Forward)
- Wanchese, Algonquian Indian (hosted at North Carolina GenWeb Project)
- Pamisapan (Wingina) Algonquian Indian
- Manteo, Algonquian Indian
- A Guide to Tracing your Indian Ancestry(PDF)
- Tribal Leaders Directory
- Recognized Indian Entities, 10/2010 Update (PDF)
Algonquian Indian Cemeteries
Algonquian Indian Census
- Free US Indian Census Rolls 1885-1940
- Ancestry – US Indian Census Schedules 1885-1940
- Indians in the 11th (1890) Census of the United States
- Indian Census Records
Federally Registered or First Nation
- Algonquins of Pikwàkanagàn
1657A Nishomis Inamo
Pikwàkanagàn Ontario Canada K0J 1X0
Genealogy Help Pages
- Proving Your Indian Ancestry
- Indian Genealogy
- DNA- Testing for your Native American Ancestry
- How to Write a Genealogical Query
Algonquian Indian History
- Algonquian History
- Algonquian History (hosted at Ohio History Central)
- Algonquian History (hosted at First Nations)
- Ethnic Position of the Southern Algonkian (hosted at Carolina Algonkian Project)
Algonquian Indian Land and Maps
Algonquian Indian Language
- Algonquian Languages (hosted at )
- Sign Language Among North American Indians
- Algonquian Language (hosted at Native American Languages)
Algonquian Indian Legends
- Indian Mythology
- Glooskap and Malsum (Algonquin Creation Myth)
- Glooskap Grants Three Wishes
- Rabbit Calls a Truce
- Algonquin Legends of New England (hosted at Internet Sacred Text Archive)
- Honeyed Words Can’t Sweeten Evil (hosted at Carolyne’s Native American Genealogy Helper)
- NA-NEWBIES – A mailing list for anyone new to Native American Research, all Tribes and Nations.
- NATIVEAMERICAN-BURIALGROUNDS – Discussing and sharing of information regarding remaining and lost Native American burial grounds in the United States
- NATIVEAMERICAN-CHIEFS – A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the chiefs of the Native American tribes/nations in the United States.
- INDIAN TRIBES-LOCATION, One for each state. Ask questions to find the location of your ancestors
- INDIAN CEMETERIES, A place to share the location or transcriptions of Indian Cemeteries
- NEW-ENG-NATAM Native Americans of New England and New York
Algonquian Indian Military
The list of tribes and organizations below are not federally recognized. Many of them are state recognized organizations only or working towards federal recognition. We will provide a listing for any Native American organization or tribe. If you would like your organization listed please submit the information.
- Algonquian Indians of North Carolina Inc, 1205 Newport Avenue, Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Algonquian Indian Surnames
- Descendants of Nicholas Marsolet, Sieur de Saint-Aignan (hosted at McCurdie Family)
- Algonquian East Family Tree DNA Project
Algonquian Indian Treaties
- Indian Treaties, Acts and Agreements
- Signers of Native American Treaties, Indian, Military and Guests
- Indian Affairs, Laws & Treaties, Vol. 2
As the United States expanded westward from the original thirteen colonies, settlers often confronted the existing owners of the land. As a result the federal government often negotiated treaties with these Native Americans. This collection of official treaties was compiled by the United States and originally printed in 1904. (Subscribers Only) Free Trial – Ancestry.com US Deluxe Membership
Algonquian Indian Suggested Reading
- Native Cemeteries and Forms of Burial East of the Mississippi
Native burials and places of burial have been questioned my many people, David M. Bushnell, provides many answers to forms, places, and tribal customs. He does not include all the tribes but does offer an explanation on such tribes as Algonquian, Powhatan, Seneca, Huron, Natchez, Sioux, Cherokee, Creek, Seminole and Choctaw just to name a few.
- Villages of the Algonquian, Siouan and Caddoan Tribes West of the Mississippi
Life on the prairies or mountains with the best built house had to be hard for our ancestors, but consider the Indians of the 1800's. With few implements, or tools, they constructed their homes from their surroundings. David Bushnell, provides a vivid picture of the traditional homes, hunting camps, and travels of the Algonquian, Caddoan and Siouan tribes. Even without the photos and drawings, all of which are included here, Bushnell paints a picture of these tribes life and culture with his words.
- Tribal Migrations East of the Mississippi
The map entitled "Linguistic Families of American Indians North of Mexico", by J. W. Powell, issued by the Bureau of American Ethnology, Smithsonian Institution, some years ago and several times revised and reprinted, indicates the position of the various groups of tribes when they first became known to Europeans. The map, as its title implies, includes the entire North American continent north of Mexico, but in the present paper, only that portion bordering on the lower Mississippi, and eastward to the Atlantic coast, will be considered.