American Indian AncestryThe Research Center receives questions every day from Oklahomans tracing their Indian ancestry.

The Dawes Final Rolls hold the key for connecting to the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee (Creek), and Seminole tribes. Our staff can help you get started with your research, and you can even search our index to the Dawes Rolls from home. Once you find your ancestor on the index, visit or contact the Research Center to get their census card and enrollment packet.

Our collections include records for many other Oklahoma tribes, tribal agencies, and sub-agencies. Find out more.