Some facts about the Choctaw Indians include that the Choctaw Nation is divided into multiple sovereign groups and that the Choctaw were originally from the American Southeast area of Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana and ... More » History Modern History US History

A digital copy of The Final Rolls of Citizens and Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes in Indian Territory is available from the United States National Archives and Records Administration. This historical record is also... More » Government & Politics Public Records

In order to receive a number on the Dawes Rolls, a Choctaw individual needed to establish a listing on a prior roll and the meet residency requirements put forth by the Dawes Commission. Other requirements included proof... More » History Modern History US History

The Choctaw Indians in Mississippi number about 10,000 people on eight reservations and are the only federally recognized tribe in the state, as of 2015. The Choctaw Indians were reorganized in 1945 under the Indian Reor... More » History Modern History US History

There are many Southeast Indian tribes, but the best-known are the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, Natchez and Seminole. These tribes, also known as the people of the Southeastern Woodlands, hail from the states of ... More »

An individual may trace lineage through the Choctaw nation by utilizing the services provided by the tribe’s Genealogy Advocacy Program or by demonstrating a direct blood relationship to someone listed on the Dawes Rolls... More » History Modern History US History

Indian tribes of the Southwestern United States have a rich cultural tradition that encompasses several Native American language groups and their subsequent cultural traditions. Although the introduction of Spanish explo... More » History Modern History US History