North and South Dakota, Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, Vital Records - FamilySearch Historical Records
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- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection contains birth, marriage, and death registers for Native Americans living on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, which straddles North and South Dakota. The records were collected by the Standing Rock Agency, a field office for the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Original images are housed at the NARA regional facility in Kansas City, Missouri.
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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The following information may be found in these records:
Collection Content[edit | edit source]
Sample Images[edit | edit source]
How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
- Name of the person
- Approximate date of the event
Search the Index[edit | edit source]You will be able to search this collection when it is published.
How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.
What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Add any new information to your records
- Be sure to check the image for additional information
- Analyze the entry to see if it provides additional clues to find other records of the person or their family
I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- The person may be recorded with an abbreviated or variant form of their name
- Try searching by surname only
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
- Record Finder:
North Dakota | South Dakota
- Research Tips and Strategies:
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- North Dakota Genealogy
- South Dakota Genealogy
- Starting Native American Research
- Indigenous Peoples of North America - A Beginner's Guide
- Finding Your Indian Ancestor
- Five Civilized Tribes
- American Indian Enrollment Records
- How to Find Native American Ancestors Using the 20th Century U.S. Censuses
Related Family History Library Holdings[edit | edit source]
- Births, marriages and deaths, 1880-1942 Standing Rock Agency
- Census records, 1876-1939 Standing Rock Agency
- Indians transferred from Standing Rock Agency to Rosebud Agency, 1881-1882
- Agency records, 1872-1920
- Heirship records, early 1900's
- Historical data and tribal council records, early 1900's
- Land records, 1906-1921
- Lists of males over 18 years of age, 1889
- School records, 1886-1941
- Tribal adoptions, 1905-1923
Related FamilySearch Historical Record Collections[edit | edit source]
- United States, Native American, Census Rolls, 1885-1940
- United States, Native American Birth and Death Records, 1885-1940
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Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
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