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== History ==
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== History ==
  
The Turtle Mountain Agency was established in 1910 for the Turtle Mountain Chippewa of North Dakota, who had been assigned to the Fort Totten Agency. Fort Totten and Turtle Mountain Agencies were merged in 1947. The merged agency was called the Turtle Mountain Consolidated Agency. However, in 1949, they were separated and became independent agencies again.<br>
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The Turtle Mountain Agency was established in 1910 for the Turtle Mountain Chippewa of North Dakota, who had been assigned to the Fort Totten Agency. Fort Totten and Turtle Mountain Agencies were merged in 1947. The merged agency was called the Turtle Mountain Consolidated Agency. However, in 1949, they were separated and became independent agencies again.<br>  
  
== Records ==
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== Records ==
  
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Microfilm copies of “Narrative and Statistical Reports” for the Turtle Mountain Agency, 1910-1937, are included in National Archives Microcopy M1011, Roll 157, 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 1724375].<br>
  
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Annual [[American Indian Census Rolls|''Indian Census Rolls'']] were taken at this agency for 1910 thru 1939. These rolls have been microfilmed by the [http://www.archives.gov/ National Archives] as part of their Microcopy Number M595, rolls 595-607. 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 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=746219&disp=Indian+census+rolls%2C+Turtle+Mountain2++ microfilm numbers 583054-583066]). These census rolls are also available online at Ancestry.com's subscription web site.<br>
  
 
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Revision as of 01:08, 6 December 2008

History

The Turtle Mountain Agency was established in 1910 for the Turtle Mountain Chippewa of North Dakota, who had been assigned to the Fort Totten Agency. Fort Totten and Turtle Mountain Agencies were merged in 1947. The merged agency was called the Turtle Mountain Consolidated Agency. However, in 1949, they were separated and became independent agencies again.

Records

Microfilm copies of “Narrative and Statistical Reports” for the Turtle Mountain Agency, 1910-1937, are included in National Archives Microcopy M1011, Roll 157, available in the National Archives system and in the collections of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, beginning with their microfilm numbers 1724375.

Annual Indian Census Rolls were taken at this agency for 1910 thru 1939. These rolls have been microfilmed by the National Archives as part of their Microcopy Number M595, rolls 595-607. 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 583054-583066). These census rolls are also available online at Ancestry.com's subscription web site.

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.
  • Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Services.