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Red Lake and Pembina "Chippewa Annuity Payrolls" (1864 - 1878)
          [4,517 KB HTML file compiled from U.S. Office of Indian Affairs, Chippewa Annuity Rolls]

Chippewa Half-Breed Scrip
          Red Lake and Pembina
          Chippewa of Lake Superior

selected bibligraphy of genealogical materials used in compiling databases

places, communities, and documents

          Information about Bureau of Indian Affairs - Indian Census Rolls from the National Archives.

        genealogical databases

April 2, 2007: The database is finally online - we're still working on it, but it works!
We're still adding the information that everyone sent... there's a lot of it and it's probably going to take awhile.
          Please note: the punctuation strings in front of Ahnishinahbæótjibway and Ojibwe-language names are a kind of phonetic alphabet, described by Wub-e-ke-niew in Appendix IV of We Have The Right To Exist.

Surname List

'Native' names starting with:

A, Ah, Eh, Aa, Aw, U, Uh, etc.
B | P
Ch, J, Tch, etc.
D | T etc.
E, Ay, Ee, etc.
F | V, etc.
G | K
'H' or a glottal stop, etc.
I, Y, etc.
L | R
'M' (etc.)
'N' (etc.)
O, Oh, Ow, etc.
S | Z
Sh | Zh, etc.

We have added an online database because of the difficulty in updating and adding information to the many thousands of web-pages here.
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Hint: try searching for just the person's last name.  Also, please note that
we have used the genealogical standard of listing women under their birth name.
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The genealogies listed below are still online as an archive.
     They are not updated.

Ahnishinahbæótjibway, Ojibwe, and Métis genealogy - compiled 1984 - 1997
     focusing on Red Lake Indian Reservation, 1889 - 1938

Ahnishinahbæótjibway, Ojibwe, and Métis genealogy - compiled 1984 - 1997
     focusing on Red Lake and White Earth Indian reservations

Manitou Reserve, Rainy River, Canada
Genealogy from Ruth Landes's Ojibwa Sociology (1937)

Chippewa Indian Treaty Signers
      1785 -1817

Frequently Asked Questions

Bulletin Board

a poem from Tania VanNorman,
"Children Learn What They Live,"
translated into Ojibwe


National Archives Genealogy guide to Native American Records

Ojibwe Bibliography

Red Lake & other Indian and Métis genealogical resources

historical documents from Red Lake

Minnesota Genealogy - resource list

narrative of genealogical research underlying this database

Ransom Judd Powell Papers
          Minnesota Historical Society - Microfilm M-455 - Roll 10 - White Earth Genealogies, 1913 - 1915

1934 Rolls, Minnesota Dakota Communities

James D. Vukelich's Anishinaabemowin

A few Métis links

Native Alaskan and Hawaiian Sovereignty
           Harold C. "Hank" Ostrosky papers

other genealogy websites
          Leech Lake, White Earth & Fond du Lac genealogical records from Sandy Dennis

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