Jamboree

June

02
Saturday
2:00PM - 3:00PM

An Introduction to Native American Genealogy

Presenter: Janice Lovelace, PhD


Many families have the oral history that an ancestor was Native American. How does a family researcher begin to discover if this is true? What federal, state and tribal records are available?

Level:
Beginner. Just starting to do family history., Intermediate. Online database savvy and can locate/read deeds, vital records, wills, and church records.
Topic:
Methodology: evaluating/analyzing information, Record Types: BMD vital records; church; cemeteries; census/substitutes; military; newspapers/obituaries; occupation; slave; tax; wills/probate; land records
Focus:
Native American, USA