American Indian genealogy guide to beginning Native American research, available records, BIA (Bureau of Indian Affairs) agencies, reservations, census, church, military records, schools, annuity, allotment, treaties, and removal records.
Tribal Leaders Directory provides a tribes’ name, address, phone, and fax number for each of the 565 Federally-recognized Tribes. There may be an email or website address listed for the tribal entity if they have provided it to the BIA. Each tribe is listed in three sections, by the BIA region that provides services to them, the state they are located in, and in alphabetical order. The Directory also provides information on the BIA Regions and agency offices.
Ada Deer - social worker and activist, became the first Native American woman to head of the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs in 1991. Deer also became the first Native American woman in Wisconsin to run for Congress.
1940 Indians at Work magazine, published by the Office of Indian Affairs, predecessor agency to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.