Tribal Leaders Directory provides a tribes’ name, address, phone, and fax number for each of the 565 Federally-recognized Tribes. There may be an email or website address listed for the tribal entity if they have provided it to the BIA. Each tribe is listed in three sections, by the BIA region that provides services to them, the state they are located in, and in alphabetical order. The Directory also provides information on the BIA Regions and agency offices.
Yuchi woman before 1907. - Today the Yuchi live primarily in the north eastern Oklahoma area, where many are enrolled as citizens in the federally recognized Muscogee Creek Nation. Some Yuchi are enrolled as members of other federally recognized tribes, such as the Absentee Shawnee Tribe and the Cherokee Nation.
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A Cherokee woman, undated photo (early 1900s?). Today, the Cherokee Nation is comprised of three separate federally recognized tribes, and is the largest. Originally one of the "Five Civilized Tribes", Cherokee were concentrated in the Southeastern US.
Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma official tribal flag Total population (2,500) Regions with significant populations United States (Oklahoma) Languages Ojibwe (Ottawa dialect), English Religion Christianity, traditional tribal religion Related ethnic groups other Odawa tribes, Potawatomi, and Ojibwe The Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma is one of four federally recognized Native American tribes of Odawa people in the United States. Its…
These are the original inhabitants of the area that is now Texas. There are three federally recognized Indian tribes in Texas today: Alabama-Coushatta Tribe, Kickapoo Traditional Tribe, and Ysleta del Sur Pueblo.
Seminole Couple, 1895. The Seminole are originally from Florida. Today, most Seminole live in Oklahoma; there are three federally recognized tribes and independent groups. The Seminole nation emerged out of groups of Native Americans, most significantly Creek from what are now northern Florida, Georgia, and Alabama, who settled in Florida in the early 18th century. The word Seminole is a corruption of cimarrón, a Spanish term for "runaway" or "wild one."
This website is a resource for those tribal recipients of OJJDP’s Tribal Youth Program (TYP) and Tribal Juvenile Accountability Discretionary (T-JADG) grants and all Federally recognized tribes seeking to prevent and control delinquency and improve tribal juvenile justice systems.