Jicarilla Indian Agency (New Mexico)

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United States Gotoarrow.png American Indians Gotoarrow.png New Mexico Gotoarrow.png Indians of New Mexico Gotoarrow.png Jicarilla Indian Agency (New Mexico)

History

The Jicarilla Agency was established in 1901, and its records include some from predecessors. The Jicarilla Apache, which this agency served, were assigned to the Southern Ute Agency from 1887 to 1891, and to the Pueblo and Jicarilla Agency from 1891 to 1901.

Records

The 1900 federal census included population schedules for the Jicarilla Apache Indians in New Mexico. The Indians residing on this reservation in 1900 were under the jurisdiction of the Jicarilla Agency and are listed on Indian Population Schedules as District 184, Jicarilla Apache Reservation, in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico.

References

  • 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