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Frederick Webb Hodge, in his [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/crow/crowhist.htm Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico], gave a more complete history of the Crow tribe, with estimations of the population of the tribe at various time periods. Additional details are given in John Swanton's The Indian [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/montana/index.htm#Crow Tribes of North America] and in David Bushnell's [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/scripts/data/database.cgi?file=Data&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=0017340 Villages of the Algonquian, Siouan and Caddoan Tribes West of the Mississippi.]
  
 
== Tribal Headquarters  ==
 
== Tribal Headquarters  ==

Revision as of 01:53, 21 January 2010

 

Original homeland:

Linguistic group: Siouan

Groups:

  • Mountain Crow: settled north of the Yellowstone near the Musselshell River.
  • River Crow: settled newr Big Horn, Powder and Wind River

The Crows were allies of the U.S. Army, serving as scouts fighting against the Sioux and Nez Perce

Bands: Achepabecha, Ahaharopirnopa, Ahachik, Ashinadea, Ashbochiah, Ashkanena,Booadasha, Ehartsar, Esachkabuk, Esekepkabuk, Hokarutcha, Noota Oosabotsee, Pareescar, Petchaleruhpaka and Shiptetza

History

Brief Timeline

1821:  The tribe interacted with mountain men during fur-trading rendezvous

1870: During the wars for the West the Crow were allies of the U.S. Army, serving as scouts and faught against the Sioux and the Nez Perce. 

1888: ceeded most of their land

Brief History

Reservations

Crow Reservation

Additional Reference to the History of the Tribe

Frederick Webb Hodge, in his Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, gave a more complete history of the Crow tribe, with estimations of the population of the tribe at various time periods. Additional details are given in John Swanton's The Indian Tribes of North America and in David Bushnell's Villages of the Algonquian, Siouan and Caddoan Tribes West of the Mississippi.

Tribal Headquarters

Crow Tribe of Montana
P. O. Box 159
Crow Agency, MT 59022
Phone: 406.638.3708
Fax: 406.638.7301
Website: www.crowtribe.com

Records

Agency:

Correspondence and Census

Tribe Agency Location of Original Records

Pre-1880 Correspondence M234  RG 75 Rolls 962

Roll Number

FHL

Film Number

Post-1885 Census M595  RG 75 Rolls 693

Roll Number

FHL

Film Number

Crow Crow Agency, 1874-1952 Seattle - Rolls 79-86 575771-778
Crow Upper Missouri Agency, 1824-66 Washington D.C. Rolls 883-88 Rolls 79-86 575771-778
Crow Fort Berthold Agency, 1867-70 Washington D.C. Roll 292 Rolls 79-86 575771-778

Vital Records

  • Crow Agency  M595, births and deaths 1925-1932 FHL Film: 575776
  • Crow Creek Agency M595,  births and deaths 1924-1932 FHL Film: 575783

Important Web Sites

References


Bibliography

  • Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives; Record Group 75, Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
  • Hodge, Frederick Webb. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1906 Available online.
  • Klein, Barry T., ed. Reference Encyclopedia of the American Indian. Nyack, New York: Todd Publications, 2009. 10th ed. WorldCat 317923332; FHL book 970.1 R259e.
  • Malinowski, Sharon and Sheets, Anna, eds. The Gale Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes. Detroit: Gale Publishing, 1998. 4 volumes. Includes: Lists of Federally Recognized Tribes for U.S., Alaska, and Canada – pp. 513-529 Alphabetical Listing of Tribes, with reference to volume and page in this series Map of “Historic Locations of U.S. Native Groups” Map of “Historic Locations of Canadian Native Groups” Map of “Historic Locations of Mexican, Hawaiian and Caribbean Native Groups” Maps of “State and Federally Recognized U.S. Indian Reservations. WorldCat 37475188; FHL book 970.1 G131g.
Vol. 1 -- Northeast, Southeast, Caribbean
Vol. 2 -- Great Basin, Southwest, Middle America
Vol. 3 -- Arctic, Subarctic, Great Plains, Plateau
Vol. 4 -- California, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Islands
  • Sturtevant, William C. Handbook of North American Indians. 20 vols., some not yet published. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1978– .
Volume 1 -- Not yet published
Volume 2 -- Indians in Contemporary Society (pub. 2008) -- WorldCat 234303751
Volume 3 -- Environment, Origins, and Population (pub. 2006) -- WorldCat 255572371
Volume 4 -- History of Indian-White Relations (pub. 1988) -- WorldCat 19331914; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.4.
Volume 5 -- Arctic (pub. 1984) -- WorldCat 299653808; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.5.
Volume 6 -- Subarctic (pub. 1981) -- WorldCat 247493742; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.6.
Volume 7 -- Northwest Coast (pub. 1990) -- WorldCat 247493311
Volume 8 -- California (pub. 1978) -- WorldCat 13240086; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.8.
Volume 9 -- Southwest (pub. 1979) -- WorldCat 26140053; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.9.
Volume 10 -- Southwest (pub. 1983) -- WorldCat 301504096; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.10.
Volume 11 -- Great Basin (pub. 1986) -- WorldCat 256516416; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.11.
Volume 12 -- Plateau (pub. 1998) -- WorldCat 39401371; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.12.
Volume 13 -- Plains, 2 vols. (pub. 2001) -- WorldCat 48209643
Volume 14 -- Southeast (pub. 2004) -- WorldCat 254277176
Volume 15 -- Northwest (pub. 1978) -- WorldCat 356517503; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.15.
Volume 16 -- Not yet published
Volume 17 -- Languages (pub. 1996) -- WorldCat 43957746
Volume 18 -- Not yet published
Volume 19 -- Not yet published
Volume 20 -- Not yet published