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.
These are the original inhabitants of the area that is now Texas. There are three federally recognized Indian tribes in Texas today: Alabama-Coushatta Tribe, Kickapoo Traditional Tribe, and Ysleta del Sur Pueblo.
A Cherokee woman, undated photo (early 1900s?). Today, the Cherokee Nation is comprised of three separate federally recognized tribes, and is the largest. Originally one of the "Five Civilized Tribes", Cherokee were concentrated in the Southeastern US.
Yuchi woman before 1907. - Today the Yuchi live primarily in the north eastern Oklahoma area, where many are enrolled as citizens in the federally recognized Muscogee Creek Nation. Some Yuchi are enrolled as members of other federally recognized tribes, such as the Absentee Shawnee Tribe and the Cherokee Nation.
Arizona is home to 22 federally recognised tribes- around 250,000 (2000 Census). Native Americans comprising about 5 percent of the population and possessing ownership of some 28 percent of the state’s land.
This website is a resource for those tribal recipients of OJJDP’s Tribal Youth Program (TYP) and Tribal Juvenile Accountability Discretionary (T-JADG) grants and all Federally recognized tribes seeking to prevent and control delinquency and improve tribal juvenile justice systems.
"The Arapaho are a tribe of Native Americans historically living on the plains of Colorado and Wyoming. They were close allies of the Cheyenne tribe and loosely aligned with the Lakota and Dakota. The Arapaho language, Heenetiit, is an Algonquian language closely related to Gros Ventre (Ahe/A'ananin), whose people are seen as an early offshoot of the Arapaho. Blackfeet and Cheyenne are the other Algonquian-speakers on the Plains, but their languages are quite different from Arapaho. By the…
Seminole Couple, 1895. The Seminole are originally from Florida. Today, most Seminole live in Oklahoma; there are three federally recognized tribes and independent groups. The Seminole nation emerged out of groups of Native Americans, most significantly Creek from what are now northern Florida, Georgia, and Alabama, who settled in Florida in the early 18th century. The word Seminole is a corruption of cimarrón, a Spanish term for "runaway" or "wild one."
Seminole: Native American people originally of Florida. Today, most live in Oklahoma, a minority in Florida; Three Federally Recognized Tribes & Independent Groups. The Seminole Nation emerged in process of ethnogenesis out of groups of Native Americans, most significantly Creek from now northern Florida, Georgia, & Alabama; settled in Florida early 18th century. 'Seminole' : corruption of cimarrón, Spanish term for "runaway" or "wild one." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seminole