Guide to Kainai Nation ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
Ancestral Homeland: Northern Plains of the United States, southern Canada.
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Tribal Headquarters[edit | edit source]
- Kainai (Blood) Tribe Official Website
History[edit | edit source]
Brief Timeline[edit | edit source]
- 1836: Diphtheria epidemic
- 1837: Smallpox epidemic; two-thirds of the tribe perished
- 1855 October 17
- 1855: Treaty created a reservation in Montana
- 1869: Smallpox epidemic
- 1874: Many left the United States and migrated to Canada
- 1878: Sign Treaty No.7 with Canada, placing each of the tribes on a single reservation in Alberta, Canada
- 1881: The Blood return to the Canadian reservation after living in the U.S. for a few years.
Reservation[edit | edit source]
A track of land set aside for the occupation and use by American Indians.
Records[edit | edit source]
The majority of records of individuals were those created by the agencies. Some records may be available to tribal members through the tribal headquarters.They were (and are) the local office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and were charged with maintaining records of the activities of those under their responsibility. Among these records are:
- Allotment records
- Annuity rolls
- Census records
- Health records
- School census and records
- Vital records
The Blood Indian Tribe was under the jurisdiction of the following agency and Superintendencies
Treaty[edit | edit source]
- 1855 October 17
Important Websites[edit | edit source]
For Further Reading[edit | edit source]
See For Further Reading.