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American Indian Census Records on Microfilm

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The records included on the American Indian Census list can be viewed on microfilm in the Oklahoma Historical Society Research Center. This list contains records pertaining to censuses, citizenship cases, emigration lists, per capita/annuity payments, births, deaths, marriages, divorces, and school/pupil enrollment.

These records are not limited to tribes in Oklahoma. The National Archives microfilm collection also holds census records for tribes in other regions, such as the Spokane Agency, Washington, located in the Northwest Region.

Tribes are listed under their present-day federally recognized name. Indian agencies, however, are listed as they were shown on the original records.

*Please note that list was compiled to help researchers locate records. At this time these materials are only available on microfilm. Due to limited staff, we are unable to search for specific names. Researchers are welcome to visit the Research Center and view these materials free of charge. Some records have been indexed and can be searched by name on the Indian Archives Card Index.

School Lists

Researchers may find school records listed within multiple agencies. In general, school records kept by an Indian agency will pertain to students from that agency. For example, records of the Carlisle Indian School (operated in Carlisle, Pennsylvania) can be found in the records of the Kiowa Agency, Pawnee Agency, Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency, and Sac and Fox and Shawnee Agency. Each of these agencies kept records and letters of enrolled pupils from their tribe who attended the Carlisle Indian School.




Available Records

Browse Tribes Related to Oklahoma

Click on the name of tribe, school, or agency to view a list of records available on microfilm.

Tribe Allotment Birth Census Citizenship Death Divorce Marriage School
Absentee Shawnee 1   31 1
Apache 3   60 1
Arapaho 6 1 92 1 1 2
Bloomfield Seminary 1
Caddo 1   32 1  
Cherokee     82 53   24 42 16
Cherokee Freedmen     7          
Cheyenne 6 1 95   1 1 2  
Cheyenne and Arapaho             21
Chickasaw     44 25   5 7 55
Chickasaw Freedmen     3          
Chilocco Indian School   1 20   1 1 1 28
Chippewa     11          
Choctaw     211 25   31 61 41
Choctaw Freedmen     5 18        
Citizen Potawatomi 3   38       2  
Comanche 3   56   1      
Creek     65 13   1 19
Creek Freedmen     5          
Delaware 1   21          
Eastern Cherokee     11          
Eastern Shawnee     16       2  
Florida Seminole     6          
Forest County Potawatomi     1          
Iowa 1   43       2 1
Kaskaskia     1          
Kaw     24         1
Keechie     9          
Kickapoo 1   34       1 1
Tribe Allotment Birth Census Citizenship Death Divorce Marriage School
Kiowa and Kiowa Agency 3 1 56   3 1 4 35
Miami     8          
Mississippi Choctaw     20          
Missouria 4   9          
Modoc     12          
Mohave-Apache     4          
Munsee     3          
New York     1          
Nez Perce     3          
Northern Arapaho     1          
Northern Cheyenne     3          
Osage 7   59       1 1
Otoe 4   28          
Ottawa     18       2  
Pawnee and Pawnee Agency 1   26       13
Peoria     7          
Piankashaw     1          
Ponca 2 1 24   1      
Prairie Band Potawatomi     16          
Quapaw and Quapaw Agency   1 19   1 1 4 11
Sac and Fox, and Sac and Fox and Shawnee Agency 1 1 55   1 1 2 7
Seminole 1   17         5
Seneca     16       2  
Shawnee   1 10 1 1 1 1  
Tawakoni     9          
Tonkawa     21          
Waco     8          
Wea     1          
Wichita, Wichita and Affiliated Bands 1   47   1      
Wyandotte     13   1  

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Browse by Region



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Tribe Allotment Birth Census Citizenship Death Divorce Marriage School
Eastern 18 9
Eastern Oklahoma 9 525 135 64 112 139
Great Plains 3
Hopi 9
Midwest 18
Navajo 18
Northwest 62
Pacific 288 29
Rocky Mountain 9
Southern Plains 41 8 973 15 7 29 107
Western 27 5

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Browse Other Tribes

Click on the name of the tribe to view a list of records available on microfilm.

Tribe Census School
Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians 3
Agua Dulce Village of Torres Reservation 1
Anberry 1
Assiniboin 2
Asylum of Insane Indians in Canton, South Dakota 3
Augustine Band of Mission Indians 2
Bear River Band of Rohnerville Rancheria 13
Blue Lake Rancheria 14
Cabazon Band of Mission Indians 3
Cahto Tribe of the Laytonville Rancheria 1
Cahuilla Band of Mission Indians 4 1
Camp McDowell Agency, Arizona 2
Campo Agency Mission, California 1
Campo Agency, California 1
Campo Band of Mission Indians 2
Capitan Grande 1
Capitan Grande Band of Mission Indians 4
Chehalis Tribe 2
Coarsegold 1
Coeur d'Alene Tribe 1
Columbia 1
Colville and Colville Reservation 7
Concow 4
Eel River Rancheria 12
Elk Valley Rancheria 15
Fort Belknap Agency, Montana 1
Georgetown Tribe 2
Greenville Agency, California 2
Gros Ventre 2
Guyapayia 1
Hat Creek 1
Havasupai 3
Hoh Tribe 2
Hoopa 17
Hoquiam Tribe 2
Humptulip Tribe 2
Inaja-Cosmit Band of Indians 4 4
Klamath River Tribes 24
Kumeyaay (Cuyapaipe) 2
La Jolla Agency Mission, California 3
La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians 1
La Piche 1
La Posta Band of Mission Indians 2
Laguna Agency Mission, California 1
Lake 1
Latsop Tribe 2
Lehi 2
Little Lake Reservation 2
Little Lake Tribe 2
Los Conejos 2 1
Los Conejos Mission 2
Los Coyotes Band 4
Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeno Indians 5
Lower Klamath River Tribes 14
Luiseno Mission 1
Malki Agency Mission, California 2
Manzanita Band of Mission Indians 2
Manzinata Agency Mission, California 1
Menominee 7
Mesa Grand Band of Diegueno Mission Indians 4 1
Miami 1
Mission Tribe of the Campo Reservation 1
Mission Tribe of the Cuayapaipe Reservation 1
Mission Tribe of the La Posta Reservation 1
Mission Tribe of the Laguna Reservation 1
Mission Tribe of the Manzanita Reservation 1
Monteraus Tribe 2
Morongo Band of Mission Indians 3
Navajo 27
Nomelaki 1
Okanagan 1
Oyhut Tribe 2
Paiute Tribe 11
Pala Agency Mission, California 2
Pala Band of Mission Indians 1
Pauma/Yuima Band of Mission Indians 3
Pechanga Agency Mission, California 2
Pechanga Band of Mission Indians 2 1
Pit River Tribe 7
Potrero 1
Potter Valley Tribes 1
Quaipaipe Agency Mission, California 1
Queets 2
Quinault Tribe 2
Redwood Reservation 2
Redwood Tribe 2
Rincon Agency Mission, California 1
Rincon Band of Mission Indians 1
Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community 8
San Felipe 1
San Ignacio 3 2
San Jacinto 2
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians 2
San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians 3 3
San Ysedro 3 2
Santa Rosa Band of Mission Indians 5 1
Santa Ynez Band of Mission Indians 3
Santa Ysabel Band of Mission Indians 5 6
Shasta Indian Nation 1
Sherwood Valley Rancheria 1
Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians 1
Spokane Reservation 5
Spokane Tribe of Indians 3
Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation 4 1
Tohono O'odham 4
Tolowa Dee-ni' 13
Tonto-Apache 2
Torres-Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians 3
Tule River Agency, California 4
Tule River Tribe 6
Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians (Digger) 8
Volcan 1
Volcan Indian School 2
Wailaki 4
Yana 1
Yuki 4
Yuma-Apache 2

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Browse by School or Indian Agency

Click on the name of the school or agency to view a list of records available on microfilm.

Tribe Allotment Birth Census Citizenship Death Divorce Marriage School
Apache School, Oklahoma   2
Bacone College, Oklahoma   3
Bloomfield Seminary, Oklahoma 1
Cache Creek Mission School, Oklahoma 2
Cahuilla Agency, California 7 2
Camp McDowell Agency, Arizona 10
Camp Verde Agency, Arizona 3
Campo Agency, California 7
Canton Asylum, South Dakota 3
Capitan Grande Agency, California 9
Carlisle Indian School, Pennsylvania 6
Central California Agency, California 4
Cherokee Agency, North Carolina 9
Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma 1 97 54 24 42 18
Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency, Oklahoma 12 2 187 2 2 4 21
Chickasaw Nation, Oklahoma 47 25 5 7 55
Chilocco Indian School, Oklahoma 1 20 1 1 1 31
Choctaw Agency, Mississippi 2
Choctaw Nation, Oklahoma 234 43 31 61 41
Colville Agency, Washington 15
Creek Nation, Oklahoma 71 13 4 1 19
Day School, Oklahoma 1
Digger Agency, California 1
Tribe Allotment Birth Census Citizenship Death Divorce Marriage School
Eastern Navajo Reservation, New Mexico     4
Florida Agency, Florida     6
Fort Belknap Agency, Montana     5
Fort Bidwell Agency, California     4
Fort Bidwell, California     13
Fort Sill Indian School, Oklahoma     7
Great Lakes Agency, Wisconsin     1
Green Bay Agency, Wisconsin     7
Greenville Agency, California     10
Hampton Institute, Virginia     3
Haskell Institute, Kansas     18 5
Hoopa Valley Agency, California     112
Hopi Reservation, Arizona 9
Kickapoo Agency, Kansas 3
Kickapoo Training School, Kansas 3 2
Kiowa Agency, Oklahoma 11 1 294 7 1 4
Klamath Agency, Oregon 26
La Jolla Agency, California 3
Laguna Agency, California 1
Lone Wolf Mission, Oklahoma 2
Malki Agency, California 5
Manzinata Agency, California 1
Martinez Agency, California 6
Mary Gregory Memorial Mission, Oklahoma 2
Mautame Mission, Oklahoma 2
Mekusukey Academy, Oklahoma 4
Mesa Grande School, California 17 14
Methodist Episcopal Mission 2
Methvin Institute 2
Miami School, Oklahoma 1
Michigan Agency, Michigan 7
Modoc School, Oklahoma 1
Tribe Allotment Birth Census Citizenship Death Divorce Marriage School
Northern Cheyenne Agency, Montana 4
Northern Navajo Reservation, New Mexico 4
Oklahoma School for the Blind, Oklahoma 2
Osage Agency, Oklahoma 7 57 1 1
Osage School, Oklahoma 1 1
Ottawa Mission, Oklahoma 1
Pala Agency, California 21
Pawnee Agency, Oklahoma 11 1 133 2 3
Pechanga Agency, California     2
Pechanga Indian School, California     2
Peoria Day School, Oklahoma     1
Phoenix Industrial School, Arizona     3
Phoenix Sanatorium, Arizona     2
Pima Agency, Arizona     12
Potawatomi Agency, Kansas     46 1
Quaipaipe Agency, California     1
Quapaw Agency, Oklahoma 1 100 1 1 11 2
Quapaw School, Oklahoma     1
Quinault Agency, Washington     20
Red Cliff Agency, Wisconsin     3
Red Stone Mission, Oklahoma     1
Rincon Agency, California     2
Round Valley Agency, California     16
Sac and Fox Agency, Kansas     4
Sac and Fox and Shawnee Agency, Oklahoma 7 2 159 2 2 8 1
San Jacinto Agency, California 12
Santa Ysabel Agency, California 6
Seminole Nation, Oklahoma 1 17 1
Seneca, Shawnee, and Wyandotte School, Oklahoma 4
Shawnee Agency, Oklahoma 1
Soboba Agency, California 4
Southern Navajo Reservation, Arizona 6
Spokane Agency, Washington 5
St. Benedict's School, Oklahoma 1
St. Patrick's Mission, Oklahoma 2
Truxton Canon Agency, Arizona 3
Tule River Agency, California 11
Volcan Indian School, California 11 11
Western Navajo Reservation, Arizona 4
White's Institute, Oklahoma 2

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