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=== Tribal Headquarters ===
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===Tribal Headquarters===
  
 
Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation<br>P. O. Box 150<br>Nespelem, WA 99155<br>Phone: 1.509.634.2200<br>Fax: 1.509.634.4116 <br>Website: www.colvilletribes.com  
 
Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation<br>P. O. Box 150<br>Nespelem, WA 99155<br>Phone: 1.509.634.2200<br>Fax: 1.509.634.4116 <br>Website: www.colvilletribes.com  
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*Official web site of the [http://www.colvilletribes.com/ Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation]
 
*Official web site of the [http://www.colvilletribes.com/ Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation]
  
=== History ===
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===History===
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The Colville Reservation is located in northeastern ([[Ferry County, Washington Genealogy|Ferry]] and [[Okanogan County, Washington Genealogy|Okanogan]] Counties)&nbsp;Washington, about 100 miles northwest of Spokane
  
==== Brief Timeline ====
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:Established -- 9 April 1872
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:Agency (BIA) -- [[Colville Indian Agency (Washington)|Colville]]
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:Principal tribes -- [[Coeur d'Alene Indians|Coeur d'Aléne]] (Skitswish), Colville, [[Kalispel Indians|Kalispel]], [[Okanagan Indians|Okanagan]], Lake (Senijextee), Methow, Nespelim,[[Pend d'Oreille Indians|Pend d'Oreille]], [[Sanpoil Indians|Sanpoil]], [[Spokane Indians|Spokan]].
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:Population -- 1969: Tribal [[American Indian Enrollment Records|enrollment]] 4,953 <ref>Indian Reservations A State and Federal Handbook. Compiled by The Confederation of American Indians, New York, N.Y. McFarland and Co. Inc., Jefferson, North Carolina, c. 1986. FHL book 970.1 In2</ref>
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====Brief Timeline====
  
 
1782-1783: Small pox epidemic depopulates the tribe  
 
1782-1783: Small pox epidemic depopulates the tribe  
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1872: Colville Reservation is established  
 
1872: Colville Reservation is established  
  
*[http://digital.library.okstate.edu/kappler/Vol2/treaties/col1073.htm 1883] July 7,&nbsp;agreement with the Columbia (unratified) <br>
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*[http://digital.library.okstate.edu/kappler/Vol2/treaties/col1073.htm 1883] July 7,&nbsp;agreement with the Columbia (unratified)  
  
==== Additional References to the History of the Tribe ====
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====Additional References to the History of the Tribe====
  
 
Frederick Webb Hodge, in his [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/indiantribehistory2.htm#Colville Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico], gave a more complete history of the Colville tribe, with estimations of the population of the tribe at various time periods  
 
Frederick Webb Hodge, in his [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/indiantribehistory2.htm#Colville Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico], gave a more complete history of the Colville tribe, with estimations of the population of the tribe at various time periods  
  
=== Records ===
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===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>  
 
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]]  
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*[[American Indian Allotment Records|Allotment records]]
*[[American Indian Annuity Rolls|Annuity rolls]]  
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*[[American Indian Annuity Rolls|Annuity rolls]]
*[[American Indian Census Rolls|Census records]]  
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*[[American Indian Census Rolls|Census records]]
*[[American Indian Correspondence and Reports|Correspondence]]  
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*[[American Indian Correspondence and Reports|Correspondence]]
*[[American Indian Health Records|Health records]]  
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*[[American Indian Health Records|Health records]]
*[[American Indian Correspondence and Reports|Reports]]  
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*[[American Indian Correspondence and Reports|Reports]]
*[[American Indian School Records|School census and records]]  
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*[[American Indian School Records|School census and records]]
 
*[[American Indian Vital Records Supplements in Census Rolls|Vital records]]
 
*[[American Indian Vital Records Supplements in Census Rolls|Vital records]]
  
===== Reservations  =====
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Land records: Tribally owned: 937,240 acres [[American Indian Allotment Records|Allotted land]]: 74,248
  
[[Colville Indian Reservation (Washington)|Colville Reservation]]
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=====Reservations=====
  
=== Treaty ===
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Colville Reservation
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===Treaty===
  
 
*[http://digital.library.okstate.edu/kappler/Vol2/treaties/col1073.htm 1883] July 7,&nbsp;agreement with the Columbia (unratified)
 
*[http://digital.library.okstate.edu/kappler/Vol2/treaties/col1073.htm 1883] July 7,&nbsp;agreement with the Columbia (unratified)
  
=== Important Websites ===
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===Important Websites===
  
*Constitution and By-laws of the [http://www.narf.org/nill/Constitutions/colvilleconst/colvilleconsttoc.htm Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation], published in 2001  
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*Constitution and By-laws of the [http://www.narf.org/nill/Constitutions/colvilleconst/colvilleconsttoc.htm Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation], published in 2001
*Official web site of the [http://www.colvilletribes.com/ Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation]  
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*Official web site of the [http://www.colvilletribes.com/ Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation]
 
*Colville Indian Reservation [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colville_Indian_Reservation WikipediA] Colville Tribe [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colville_(tribe) Wikipedia]
 
*Colville Indian Reservation [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colville_Indian_Reservation WikipediA] Colville Tribe [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colville_(tribe) Wikipedia]
  
=== For Further Reading ===
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===For Further Reading===
  
 
For background information to help find American Indian ancestors see [[American Indian For Further Reading|'''For Further Reading''']].  
 
For background information to help find American Indian ancestors see [[American Indian For Further Reading|'''For Further Reading''']].  
  
=== References ===
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===References===
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:03, 4 June 2020

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Guide to Colville Tribes ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and other agency records.

NezPerce Indians dressed for dance-Colville Indian Reservation.jpg

Tribal Headquarters[edit | edit source]

Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation
P. O. Box 150
Nespelem, WA 99155
Phone: 1.509.634.2200
Fax: 1.509.634.4116
Website: www.colvilletribes.com

History[edit | edit source]

The Colville Reservation is located in northeastern (Ferry and Okanogan Counties) Washington, about 100 miles northwest of Spokane

Established -- 9 April 1872
Agency (BIA) -- Colville
Principal tribes -- Coeur d'Aléne (Skitswish), Colville, Kalispel, Okanagan, Lake (Senijextee), Methow, Nespelim,Pend d'Oreille, Sanpoil, Spokan.
Population -- 1969: Tribal enrollment 4,953 [1]

Brief Timeline[edit | edit source]

1782-1783: Small pox epidemic depopulates the tribe

1825: Fort Colville is established

1872: Colville Reservation is established

  • 1883 July 7, agreement with the Columbia (unratified)

Additional References to the History of the Tribe[edit | edit source]

Frederick Webb Hodge, in his Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, gave a more complete history of the Colville tribe, with estimations of the population of the tribe at various time periods

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:

Land records: Tribally owned: 937,240 acres Allotted land: 74,248

Reservations[edit | edit source]

Colville Reservation

Treaty[edit | edit source]

  • 1883 July 7, agreement with the Columbia (unratified)

Important Websites[edit | edit source]

For Further Reading[edit | edit source]

For background information to help find American Indian ancestors see For Further Reading.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Indian Reservations A State and Federal Handbook. Compiled by The Confederation of American Indians, New York, N.Y. McFarland and Co. Inc., Jefferson, North Carolina, c. 1986. FHL book 970.1 In2