Native American Indian Documents

Native American Indian Documents


Footnote is proud to feature almost 2,000,000 Native American Indian Documents which our currently on our site. All of these Indian records are indexed as well as easy to search and view. Subscribers can download these records in their original form so they can become a permanent part of their personal history. We are excited to be the repository for these valuable historical documents which make up a great part of American History. Please take the time to peruse this page taking note of the records which might pertain to you and your family history. From Indian treaties to the census rolls you will find valuable information on the Cherokee, Seminole, Creek and many other Indian tribes. Footnote will continue to build upon our North American records by continuing to add a large number of Native American Tribal collections in the future!

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Cherokee Indian Agency (TN)

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Cherokee Document

THE CHEROKEE INDIAN AGENCY (TN) collection includes the records of the agent of Cherokee Indian Affairs in Tennessee whose duties included preserving or restoring peace, and inducing American Indians to cede their lands and move their tribes to areas less threatened by white encroachment. The agency distributed money and goods and carried out other provisions of treaties with the Indian Tribes. As the Native Americans were increasingly confined on reservations, the agents became more concerned with educating and "civilizing" them.

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