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Cree (contracted from Kristinaux, French form of Kenistenoag, given as one of their own names). An important Algonquian tribe of British America whose former habitat was in Manitoba and Assiniboin, between Red and Saskatchewan rivers. They ranged northeastward down Nelson river to the vicinity of Hudson Bay, and northwestward almost to Athabasca lake.

Archives and Libraries

Cree Indian Biographies

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Cree Indian Cemeteries

Cree Indian Census

Cree Indian Culture/Customs

Cree Culture and Customs (hosted at VisionQuest)

Federally Recognized

Cree Communities, Canada

  • Cree Nation of Chisasibi
    P.O. box 150
    Chisasibi, Quebec, Canada J)M 1E0
  • Cree Nation of Eastmain
    76 Nouchimi or P.O. Box 90
    Eastmain, Quebec J0M 1W0

  • Cree Nation of Mistissini
  • Isaac Shecapio Ar. Administration Building
    187 Main Street
    Mistissini, Quebec, Canada G0W 1C0
  • Cree Nation of Nemaska
    1 Lakeshore Road
    Nemaska, Quebec, Canada J0Y 3B0

  • Ouje Bougoumou
    203 Opemiska Meskino
    Ouje-Bougoumou, Quebec Canada G0W 3C0

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  • Waskaganish
    70 Waskaganish Street
    Waskaganish, Quebec, Canada J0M 1R0

  • Waswanipi
    1 Chief Louis R. Gull Street
    Waswanipi, Quebec, Canada J0Y 3C0

  • Whapmagoostui First Nation
    P.O. Box 390
    Whapamagoostui, Quebec Canada J0M 1G0

  • Wemindji Cree Nation
    Address not listed

Recognized Tribes from Indians and Northern Affairs-Canada

Genealogy Help Pages

Cree Indian History

Cree Indian Land

Cree Indian Language

Cree Indian Legal Records

Cree Indian Legends

Mailing Lists

  • Na-Family-Legends, A mailing list for anyone who is researching families with legends of Native American ancestry.
  • 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-CHIEFSA mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the chiefs of the Native American tribes/nations in the United States. Stories or history of Chiefs in Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean are also welcome.
  • 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
  • INDIAN ROLL LIST, List for each of the Indian Rolls, discussion on each of the rolls

Cree Indian Military

Other Tribes


Cree Indian Treaties

Cree Indian Suggested Reading

My tribe, the Crees
This first-hand account of daily life of the Cree from the days of hunting and fishing to life under the supervision of government agents and finally to regaining mutual strength through the Indian Association gives insights into the plight of today’s Canadian First Nations people as well as their strength of survival.

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