02 November 2016

Let's Celebrate Native American Heritage Month + Fold3 FREE Access to its Native American Records

Let's Celebrate Native American Heritage Month + Fold3 FREE Access to its Native American Records

The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans via a dedicated webpage.

You can read the President’s proclamation here.

The US Department of the Interior, Indian Affairs provides some history about this celebration.

Some resources you might consult to assist your research into your Native 
American ancestry include …

·        American Indian Online Genealogy Records (FamilySearch Wiki)
·        Tracing Native American Family Roots (National Indian Law Library)
·        American Indian Records (Ancestry.com ($))
·        Native American (Cyndi’s List)
·        Native American Genealogy – Indian Ancestors (About.com, Kimberly Powell)
·        FREE ACCESS (1-15 November) Native American Collection (Fold3 ($))

If you have Native American ancestry, share something about that with us?

What have you found to be great resources for researching your Native American Ancestry?

Editor’s Note: Read past posts on Upfront with NGS regarding Native Americans here.

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