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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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The territory that comprises modern Mississippi was first visited by Europeans in 1540. Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto passed through the region on his way to discovering the river of the same name. The French were th... More »

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The Anasazi Indians were an ancient tribe originating in the Southwest about 2,000 B.C. They are credited with the cliff pueblos of the Southwest. They evolved from a nomadic tribe to an agrarian society and are believed... More »

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