Results for tag: genealogy

What Is the Tribal Enrollment Process?

When it comes to researching your Native American ancestry, you may come across a lot of information about enrolling in a tribe. The tribal enrollment process, while varied from tribe to tribe, is typically meant to preserve a tribe’s unique culture and traditions. Enrolling in a tribe is a great...

Read More


Researching Native American Heritage

RESEARCHING Native American HERITAGE A Native American Genealogical Journey  By Jamie K. Oxendine, Lumbee/Creek Editor, PowWows.com Director, Black Swamp InterTribal Foundation Prelude and Disclaimer Powwows.com has received many a request from groups and individuals for help in investigating ones Native American Heritage.  This article is for informational purposes on the...

Read More


Cherokee of Today

The Cherokee Tribe of today is made of 3 different groups that all descend from the same common tribe. Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma citizens resides within 14 counties in  Northeastern Oklahoma, the tribe composes of descendants of those that were forced removed from lands in Southeastern United States during 1838-1839 time period. In...

Read More


Missouri/Arkansas Cherokee

Perhaps one of the most common family stories I hear as I travel throughout Missouri and Arkansas goes something like this: My Great great great Grandmother was "part" Cherokee and escaped from the "Trail of Tears" or something along these lines: My great great great great grandmother hid out in...

Read More


THE ANI-KIT-U-WAH PEOPLE: AKA THE CHEROKEE

The Ani-Kit-U-Wah People  By: Josiah Hair The Cherokee Tribe of today is made of 3 different groups that all descend from the same common tribe. The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma These citizens reside within 14 counties in Northeastern Oklahoma.  The tribe composes of descendants of those that were forced removed...

Read More


Logo Header Menu