Crow Indian Research

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Crow (trans., through French gens des corbeaux, of their own name, Absároke, crow, sparrow hawk, or bird people). A Siouan tribe forming part of the Hidatsa group, their separation from the Hidatsa having taken place, as Matthews (1894) believed, within the last 200 years. Hayden, following their tradition, placed it about 1776. According to this story it was the result of a factional dispute between two chiefs who were desperate men and nearly equal in the number of their followers.

Archives, Libraries and Genealogy Societies

Crow Indian Biographies

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Crow Indian Census Records

Crow Indian Cemetery Records

Federally Recognized Tribes

Crow Nation
P.O. Box 159
Crow Agency, MT 59022

Genealogy Help Pages

Crow Indian History

Crow Indian Home Pages

Crow Indian Language

Crow Indian Legends

Mailing Lists

  • NA-NEWBIES, A mailing list for anyone who is new to Native American genealogy.
  • NATIVEAMERICAN-BURIALGROUNDS-L, 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

Crow Indian Military

Other Tribes

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 do not have the resources to check the validity of each and every organization and expect that you should before attempting to join or send a monetary contribution. We will provide a listing for any Native American organization or tribe.  If you would like your organization listed please submit the information here.

Schools

Crow Indian Treaties

Suggested Reading

From the Heart of the Crow Country: The Crow Indians’ Own Stories
The world of the Crow Indians comes to life in this extraordinary collection of stories from respected elder and famed storyteller Joseph Medicine Crow. Raised by traditional grandparents, who remembered life before the reservation days, Medicine Crow as a child would listen to stories that his grandfather and other elders told during sweat baths. He also learned about the Indian wars of earlier years from White Man Runs Him, one of Custer’s Crow scouts. Medicine Crow became a passionate collector of stories and information about Crow life and history. This volume is a fascinating and informative collection of legends, humorous tales, history, and detailed accounts of life and culture, all told from Crow points of view.

 




MLA Source Citation:

AccessGenealogy. Tribal Genealogy Research: Directory of online resources for specific tribes. Web. 2009-2013. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 30 March 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/crow-indian-research.htm - Last updated on Jan 13th, 2014


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