Dawes Enrollment Cards record example

    Dawes Enrollment Cards

    Records: 63,550Complete: 100%

    NARA M1186. Enrollment cards were created by the Dawes Commission to record information about family groups within the Cherokee, Choctaw, Creek, Chickasaw, and Seminole nations. They list family relationships, degree of native blood, age, tribal enrollment, and other data useful to establishing family connections and Native American ancestry.

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    Publication Title
    Dawes Enrollment Cards
    Total Records
    63,550Complete: 100%
    Content Source
    The National Archives logoThe National Archives
    Publication Number
    M1186
    Record Group
    75
    Published on Fold3
    04 Jun 2009
    Last Updated
    15 Jun 2009
    Description
    NARA M1186. These enrollment cards are a census-like listing for members of five Native American tribes, 1898-1914.