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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[American Indian Genealogy|American Indian Research]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indians of Arizona]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indians of New Mexico]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Bureau of Indian Affairs|Bureau of Indian Affairs]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] {{PAGENAMEInaznm}}''
=== Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency ===
[[Navajo_IndiansNavajo Indians|Navajo]]
=== History ===
The Window Rock Area Office was established in 1949<ref>Hill, Edward E. (comp.). ''Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians''. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981, p. 170.</ref>.
=== Records === 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:<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]]
Some [http://www.archives.gov/pacific/archives/laguna/finding-aids/rg-050-099.html#75 records for the Window Rock Area Office] and its predecessors, 1915-1954, are in the Pacific Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in Laguna Niguel, California<ref>Guide to Archival Holdings, Pacific Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in Laguna Niguel, Record Group 75, Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs [http://www.archives.gov/pacific/archives/laguna/finding-aids/rg-050-099.html#75 Available online].</ref>. Included among these records are some birth and death certificates and census rolls, in addition to the administrative and financial records of the office.
Other records for The Window Rock Area Office, 1952-1961, are in the [[National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver)]]<ref>Guide to Archival Holdings, Rocky Mountain Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in Denver, Record Group #75, Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs [http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/holdings/rg-050-099.html#75 Available online].</ref>.
=== References ===
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*''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.
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