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The Eastern Navajo Agency is a currently operating agency of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, located in Crownpoint, New Mexico. Its supervising office is the [[Area Offices of the Bureau of Indian Affairs|Navajo Area Office]].  
 
The Eastern Navajo Agency is a currently operating agency of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, located in Crownpoint, New Mexico. Its supervising office is the [[Area Offices of the Bureau of Indian Affairs|Navajo Area Office]].  
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
From Pueblo Bonito, 1 January 1927. Transferred to Navajo, 1 July 1935.  
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The Eastern Navajo Agency was established in 1901 from the division of the old Navajo Agency, which was created in 1852. It operated under the name Pueblo Bonito Agency until 1 January 1927. On 1 July 1935, it was consolidated with other Navajo agencies to form one agency called the Navajo Service, with headquarters at Window Rock, Arizona. In 1949, the [[Area Offices of the Bureau of Indian Affairs|Window Rock Area Office]] was formed and the Eastern Navajo Agency was a subagency for several years, eventually regaining its independent status<ref>Hill, Edward E. (comp.). ''Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians''. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981, p. 170.</ref>.
  
 
== Records  ==
 
== Records  ==
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A few [http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/groups/075.html#75.19.23 records] of the Eastern Navajo Agency are in the Pacific Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in Los Angeles<ref>Guide to Federal Records, Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Record Group 75. [http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/groups/075.html Available online].</ref>, including some school files, 1912-1916, and other administrative records, 1909-1944. A few employee assistance case files, 1952-1961 are in the Rocky Mountain Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in Denver.  
 
A few [http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/groups/075.html#75.19.23 records] of the Eastern Navajo Agency are in the Pacific Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in Los Angeles<ref>Guide to Federal Records, Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Record Group 75. [http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/groups/075.html Available online].</ref>, including some school files, 1912-1916, and other administrative records, 1909-1944. A few employee assistance case files, 1952-1961 are in the Rocky Mountain Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in Denver.  
  
Microfilm copies of&nbsp; [[Superintendents' Annual Narrative and Statistical Reports (BIA), 1907-1938|''...Narrative and Statistical Reports...'']] for the Eastern Navajo, 1927-1935, are included in National Archives Microcopy M1011, Rolls 33-34<ref>''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy M1011, p. 27.</ref>, available in the National Archives system and in the collections of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, beginning with their [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=479404&disp=Superintendents+annual+narrative+and+sta++ microfilm numbers 1724251-1724252].<br>
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Microfilm copies of [[Superintendents' Annual Narrative and Statistical Reports (BIA), 1907-1938|''...Narrative and Statistical Reports...'']] for the Eastern Navajo, 1927-1935, are included in National Archives Microcopy M1011, Rolls 33-34<ref>''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy M1011, p. 27.</ref>, available in the National Archives system and in the collections of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, beginning with their [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=479404&disp=Superintendents+annual+narrative+and+sta++ microfilm numbers 1724251-1724252].
  
Annual [[American Indian Census Rolls|''Indian Census Rolls'']] were taken at this agency for 1929-1935. These rolls have been microfilmed by the [http://www.archives.gov/ National Archives] as part of their Microcopy Number M595, rolls 98 thru 103.<ref>''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy M595, p. 51.</ref> Copies of these records are also available at the National Archives, their Regional Archives, and at the Family History Library and its family history centers (their microfilm numbers [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&titleno=297519&disp=Indian+census+rolls%2C+1885%2D1940++&first=101&last=200&columns=*,0,0 575790 thru 575795]). These census rolls are also available online at Ancestry.com's subscription web site.<br>
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Annual [[American Indian Census Rolls|''Indian Census Rolls'']] were taken at this agency for 1929-1935. These rolls have been microfilmed by the [http://www.archives.gov/ National Archives] as part of their Microcopy Number M595, rolls 98 thru 103.<ref>''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy M595, p. 51.</ref> Copies of these records are also available at the National Archives, their Regional Archives, and at the Family History Library and its family history centers (their microfilm numbers [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&titleno=297519&disp=Indian+census+rolls%2C+1885%2D1940++&first=101&last=200&columns=*,0,0 575790 thru 575795]). These census rolls are also available online at Ancestry.com's subscription web site.
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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*''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.
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*''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.  
*Hill, Edward E. (comp.). ''Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians''. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.
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*Hill, Edward E. (comp.). ''Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians''. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.  
*Hill, Edward E. ''The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches''. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.
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*Hill, Edward E. ''The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches''. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.  
 
*''Historical Sketches for Jurisdictional and Subject Headings Used for the Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880''. National Archives Microcopy T1105.  
 
*''Historical Sketches for Jurisdictional and Subject Headings Used for the Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880''. National Archives Microcopy T1105.  
 
*Marquette University. ''Guide to Catholic-Related Records in the Midwest about Native Americans.''  
 
*Marquette University. ''Guide to Catholic-Related Records in the Midwest about Native Americans.''  

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The Eastern Navajo Agency is a currently operating agency of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, located in Crownpoint, New Mexico. Its supervising office is the Navajo Area Office.

Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency

Navajo

History

The Eastern Navajo Agency was established in 1901 from the division of the old Navajo Agency, which was created in 1852. It operated under the name Pueblo Bonito Agency until 1 January 1927. On 1 July 1935, it was consolidated with other Navajo agencies to form one agency called the Navajo Service, with headquarters at Window Rock, Arizona. In 1949, the Window Rock Area Office was formed and the Eastern Navajo Agency was a subagency for several years, eventually regaining its independent status[1].

Records

A few records of the Eastern Navajo Agency are in the Pacific Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in Los Angeles[2], including some school files, 1912-1916, and other administrative records, 1909-1944. A few employee assistance case files, 1952-1961 are in the Rocky Mountain Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in Denver.

Microfilm copies of ...Narrative and Statistical Reports... for the Eastern Navajo, 1927-1935, are included in National Archives Microcopy M1011, Rolls 33-34[3], available in the National Archives system and in the collections of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, beginning with their microfilm numbers 1724251-1724252.

Annual Indian Census Rolls were taken at this agency for 1929-1935. These rolls have been microfilmed by the National Archives as part of their Microcopy Number M595, rolls 98 thru 103.[4] Copies of these records are also available at the National Archives, their Regional Archives, and at the Family History Library and its family history centers (their microfilm numbers 575790 thru 575795). These census rolls are also available online at Ancestry.com's subscription web site.

References

  1. Hill, Edward E. (comp.). Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981, p. 170.
  2. Guide to Federal Records, Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Record Group 75. Available online.
  3. American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy M1011, p. 27.
  4. American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy M595, p. 51.
  • American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.
  • Hill, Edward E. (comp.). Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.
  • Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.
  • Historical Sketches for Jurisdictional and Subject Headings Used for the Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880. National Archives Microcopy T1105.
  • Marquette University. Guide to Catholic-Related Records in the Midwest about Native Americans.
  • Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Services. Available online
  • "Accompanying Pamphlet for Microcopy 1011", National Archives Microfilm Publications, Appendix.