Indians of Missouri
Missouri's name comes from the Missouri Indian Tribe. "Missouri" means "Town of the large canoes"
Tribes and Bands of Missouri
Caddo, Chickamauga, Chickasaw, Cherokee, Dakota, Delaware, Foxes, Illinois, Iowa, Kansa, Kickapoo, Missouri, Northern Cherokee, Omaha, Osage, Oto, Quapaw, Sauk, Shawnee
Sac White River Band = Chickamauga Cherokee Nation
- Hodge, Frederick Webb. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Washington D.C.:Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Ehtonology, Bulletin #30 1907
- Swanton, John R. The Indian Tribes of North America. (http://www.accessgenealogy.com ) Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin #145.
As identified in the National Atlas of the United States of America, there are no current federally-recognized reservations in Missouri.
- Great Nemaha Agency
- Kickapoo Agency
- Miami Agency
- Upper Missouri Agency
- Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches, Clearwater publishing Co., Inc., 1974. (Family History Library book 970.1 H551)
Family History Library
- Chickamauga Tribal Enrollment 6 films 1st film 1597952
- St. Louise Superintendency
Missouri-History for a calendar listing date of importance to American Indians
Missouri-Military for a list of forts