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<br> === Information ===Guide to '''Chehalis Tribe''' ancestry, family history and genealogy, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and other agency records.
=== Tribal Headquarters ===
'''Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation'''<br>420 Howanut Road, / P.O. Box 536<br>Oakville, WA 98568<br>Ph. 1-Phone: 360-273-5911<br>FAX 1-360-273-5914  *Official [ Chehalis Tribal web site]
=== History ===
1846: Treaty of Washington
1855: Govenor Governor Isaac Stevens arrives in Washington
1864: Chehalis reservation established
1960: Federal recognition of the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation
<br> '''The Chehalis tribe was under the following jurisdictions '''
==== Agency ====
The '''Agencies maintain the majority of records for of individuals were those created by the tribe and tribal members 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:<br>  *[[American Indian Allotment Records|Allotment records]] *[[American Indian Annuity Rolls|Annuity rolls]] *[[American Indian Census Rolls|Census records]] *[[American Indian Correspondence and Reports|Correspondence]] *[[American Indian Health Records|Health records]] *[[American Indian Correspondence and Reports|Reports]] *[[American Indian School Records|School census and records]] *[[American Indian Vital Records Supplements in Census Rolls|Vital records]]
<br> [[Taholah Indian Agency (Washington)|Tahola Agency]]
==== Reserevations Reservations ====
[[Chehalis Indian Reservation (Washington)|Chehalis Reservation]]
[[Oregon Superintendency of Indian Affairs|Oregon Superintendency]]
==== Additional References to the History of the Tribe ====
Frederick Webb Hodge, in his [ Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico], gave a more complete history of the Chehalis tribe, with estimations of the population of the tribe at various time periods. Additional details are given in John Swanton's [ The Indian Tribes of North America].
=== Records ===
'''Agency Records'''
'''Correspondence and Census'''
=== Important Web Sites Websites ===
*Official [ Chehalis Tribal web site]
*Chehalis Tribe [ Wikipedia]
=== References For Further Reading === <references />
==== Bibliography ====For background information to help find Native American ancestors see [[American Indian For Further Reading|'''For Further Reading''']].
*[ Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives; Record Group 75], Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. *Hodge, Frederick Webb. ''Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico''. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1906 [ Available online]. *Klein, Barry T., ed. ''Reference Encyclopedia of the American Indian''. Nyack, New York: Todd Publications, 2009. 10th ed. [ WorldCat 317923332]; {{FHL|1122745|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 R259e}}. *Malinowski, Sharon and Sheets, Anna, eds. The Gale Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes. Detroit: Gale Publishing, 1998. 4 volumes. Includes: Lists of Federally Recognized Tribes for U.S., Alaska, and Canada – pp. 513-529 Alphabetical Listing of Tribes, with reference to volume and page in this series Map of “Historic Locations of U.S. Native Groups” Map of “Historic Locations of Canadian Native Groups” Map of “Historic Locations of Mexican, Hawaiian and Caribbean Native Groups” Maps of “State and Federally Recognized U.S. Indian Reservations. [ WorldCat 37475188]; {{FHL|831087|title-id|dispReferences ===FHL book 970.1 G131g}}. :Vol. 1 -- Northeast, Southeast, Caribbean :Vol. 2 -- Great Basin, Southwest, Middle America :Vol. 3 -- Arctic, Subarctic, Great Plains, Plateau :Vol. 4 -- California, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Islands *Sturtevant, William C. ''Handbook of North American Indians''. 20 vols., some not yet published. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1978– . <br>
:Volume 1 -- Not yet published :Volume 2 -- Indians in Contemporary Society (pub. 2008) -- [ WorldCat 234303751]<br> :Volume 3 -- Environment, Origins, and Population (pub. 2006) -- [ WorldCat 255572371]<br> :Volume 4 -- History of Indian-White Relations (pub. 1988) -- [ WorldCat 19331914]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.4reflist}}.<br> :Volume 5 -- Arctic (pub. 1984) -- [ WorldCat 299653808]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.5}}.<br> :Volume 6 -- Subarctic (pub. 1981) -- [ WorldCat 247493742]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.6}}.<br> :Volume 7 -- Northwest Coast (pub. 1990) -- [ WorldCat 247493311]<br> :Volume 8 -- California (pub. 1978) -- [ WorldCat 13240086]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.8}}.<br> :Volume 9 -- Southwest (pub. 1979) -- [ WorldCat 26140053]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.9}}.<br> :Volume 10 -- Southwest (pub. 1983) -- [ WorldCat 301504096]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.10}}. :Volume 11 -- Great Basin (pub. 1986) -- [ WorldCat 256516416]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.11}}.<br> :Volume 12 -- Plateau (pub. 1998) -- [ WorldCat 39401371]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.12}}.<br> :Volume 13 -- Plains, 2 vols. (pub. 2001) -- [ WorldCat 48209643]<br> :Volume 14 -- Southeast (pub. 2004) -- [ WorldCat 254277176] :Volume 15 -- Northwest (pub. 1978) -- [ WorldCat 356517503]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.15}}.<br> :Volume 16 -- Not yet published :Volume 17 -- Languages (pub. 1996) -- [ WorldCat 43957746]<br> :Volume 18 -- Not yet published :Volume 19 -- Not yet published :Volume 20 -- Not yet published
*Swanton John R. ''The Indian Tribes of North America''. Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin #145 [ Available online]. *Waldman, Carl. ''Encyclopedia of {{Native American Tribes''. New York, New York: Facts on File, 2006. 3rd ed. [ WorldCat 14718193]; {{FHL|1465222|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 W146e 2006nav}}.
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