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Cheyenne and Arapaho Lands of Oklahoma Genealogy
         "In Oklahoma, the Cheyenne live in Custer County; Roger Mills County; Canadian County; Kingfisher County, Blaine County; and Dewey County. The Arapaho live mostly in Blaine County, and Washita County." 
          "The Organic Act which provided for the organization and government of Oklahoma divided the old Indian Territory in two parts - Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory - Cheyenne-Arapaho reservation being in Oklahoma Territory." - quote from the website.

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma
         "Welcome to the official web site of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. We hope that you find these pages helpful and informative as you explore the work of our government and the culture of our people." - quote from the website.

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
         "The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma consists of ten and one-half counties in the southeastern part of Oklahoma. The Choctaw Nation is bounded on the east by the State of Arkansas, on the south by the Red River, on the north by the South Canadian, Canadian and Arkansas Rivers. The western boundary generally follows a line slightly west of Durant, then due north to the South Canadian River." - quote from the website.

Cherokee Heritage Center and National Historical Society
         "The Cherokee Heritage Center is the premier cultural center for Cherokee tribal history, culture, and the arts, located in the heart of the Cherokee Nation in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. It was established in 1963 by the Board of Trustees of the Cherokee National Historical Society to preserve and promote the Cherokee culture while sponsoring dynamic educational programs, reconstructed historic villages, engaging exhibits, and scholarly research stimulating interest in the enduring legacy of the Cherokee people." - quote from the website.

Cherokee Nation
         American History & Genealogy Project/Oklahoma AHGP/American Local History Network web site. Helpful Links and Where to write for information are just a few offerings of this web site. There are many more.

Citizen Potawatomi Nation
         "The people who have become the Citizen Potawatomi Nation were among the Algonquin Indians who migrated west from the Atlantic seaboard. Originally one tribe with the Ojibway and Ottawa, the Potawatomis separated from them on the eastern shore of Lake Huron." - quote from the website.

Five Civlized Tribes in Indian Territory (Oklahoma)
         "Final Roll Index: An index to the names of individuals entitled to enrollment on the rolls of the various tribes comprising the Five Civilized Tribes in Indian Territory (Oklahoma). Each index entry gives an enrollee s name and final roll number. After a person s enrollment category and final roll number have been determined, the final rolls can be searched to discover the enrollee s census card number. Not all roll numbers mentioned in this index, have a corresponding person mentioned in the Dawes Roll".
- quote from the website.

Kiowa-Comanche-Apache Indian Lands
         "The lands known as the Kiowa Comanche and Apache reservation is located in land traditionally known as Comancheria inhabited by all three of the tribes mentioned. Other tribes such as the Caddo and Wichita also inhabited this area prior to the lands being acquired by the United States." - quote from the website.

Indian Affairs Laws and Treaties
         "Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler, is an historically significant, seven volume compilation of U.S. treaties, laws and executive orders pertaining to Native American Indian tribes. The volumes cover U.S. Government treaties with Native Americans from 1778-1883 (Volume II) and U.S. laws and executive orders concerning Native Americans from 1871-1970 (Volumes I, III-VII). The work was first published in 1903-04 by the U.S. Government Printing Office. Enhanced by the editors' use of margin notations and a comprehensive index, the information contained in Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties is in high demand by Native peoples, researchers, journalists, attorneys, legislators, teachers and others of both Native and non-Native origins." - quote from the website.

Indian Territory, The Twin Territories ~ OK/ITGenWeb
         "More and more people from all over the United States are researching to prove their ancestor was an Indian... Whatever the reasons, there are certain things people should know before they begin, such as the fact that possession of Indian blood does not, of itself, entitle an individual to rights or benefits provided by the Federal Government. The payments made to persons of Indian descent represent their shares of the assets of the tribe with which they are affiliated. Consequently, to be eligible to share in the tribal assets, a person must be a member of a tribe at the time its assets are being distributed." - quote from the website.

Peoria Tribe
         "The Peoria tribe is composed of four smaller tribes: the Kaskaskia, Peoria, Piankeshaw, and Wea. These tribes, members of the Algonquin linquistic family were removed from their original lands in Illinois, first to Missouri, then to Kansas, and finally to the northeastern corner of the Indian Territory, now Oklahoma." - quote from the website.

Sac and Fox Nation
         "The Asakiwaki (Sauk) and Meshkwahkihaki (Mesquakie/Fox) are Algonquin-speaking peoples originally from the northeastern United States. Asakiwaki means "people of the yellow earth" and Meshkwahkihawi means "people of the red earth". These two distinct Native American nations are united in Oklahoma as the Sac and Fox Nation." - quote from the website.

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