What is Genealogy
Tid Bits
Tips and Gotcha's
Top ten myths
Top ten reasons to do it
Just for Fun
Getting Started
An exercise using a pedigree
Paperwork organization
Preserving your records
Labeling your records
Maps and geography
Old style dates
Old style handwriting
Tombstone reading
Calculating relationships
Family reunions
PC Software
Genealogical Programs
Genealogical Numbering Systems
Family Group Sheet form
GEDCOM format
Descendancy report
Ahnentafel report
Recap and Statistics
The data pyramid
Source Documents
Record types
Vital and primary records
Manuscript archives
Censuses and the soundex
Actual examples
Where to Look
Where to do your research
Kansas City area research
U.S. GenWeb
Recent immigrants
Ellis Island
African American
Native American
Hispanic American
Recommended web sites
Certified professionals
Genealogical publishers/sellers
Recommended books
Publishing your family history
Forms to use
Dewey Decimal system
Homework assignment

Genealogical Books: Native American Research

  • Hodge, Frederick Webb, Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, Rowman and Littlefield, Totowa, New Jersey, 1979
  • Kavasch, E. Barrie, A Student's Guide to Native American Genealogy, Oryx Press, Phoenix, AZ, 1996
  • Morningstar, Heather, How to Enroll in an Indian Tribe, Arrowstar, Denver, 1993
  • Byers, Paula K., editor, Native American Genealogical Sourcebook, Gale Research, New York, 1995
  • Smith, Jessie Carney, editor, Ethnic Genealogy: A Research Guide, Greenwood Press, Westport, Conn., 1983, chapter 7 has extensive bibliography
  • Sturtevant, William C., editor, Handbook of North American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1978-1990

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