Ancestry’s Fold3 website is offering free access through 15 November 2016 to its Native American Collection. Fold3 has published over 1.5 million images of
- Ratified Indian treaties for 1722-1869,
- Indian Census Rolls for 1885-1940,
- Dawes packets,
- Dawes enrollment cards for 1898-1914,
- Eastern Cherokee Applications 1906–1909,
- Guion Miller Roll 1908–1910,
- Cherokee Indian Agency TN 1801–1835, and
- Native American Photos 1898.
(My own tribe is not represented. If I understand our history correctly, we were hit hard by small pox brought by English fishermen before permanent settlers came to Plymouth. After King Phillip’s War we were settled in a “praying Indian” village amongst the Nipmuc. But I digress…)
To learn more and to search the records for free through the 15th, go to https://go.fold3.com/native_americans_records/.