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Tribal Registration

918-458-6980
registration@cherokee.org
17675 S. Muskogee Ave. Tahlequah, OK 74464

Genealogy Information

Note: The research information and links below are not maintained by the Cherokee Nation.

To search the Guion Miller and Dawes/Freedman rolls, visit:

Dawes/Freedman Roll Search – NARA Archival Information Locator (NAIL): www.archives.gov

Dawes Rolls can also be searched at Access Geneology

The Cherokee Heritage Center has a genealogist available to assist in researching Cherokee ancestry for a fee. Call 918-456-6007 visit www.cherokeeheritage.org.

Those tracing an ancestor who came from Tennessee, Georgia, eastern Alabama or the South Carolina area may want to correspond with: 

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
Qualla Boundary
PO Box 455
Cherokee, NC 28719
828-497-4771
https://ebci.com

If you need further genealogy assistance at other times, the Muskogee Public Library, 801 West Okmulgee in Muskogee, Okla., may be able to help. Call 918-682-6657. It contains most of the Cherokee Dawes applications and the Miller Roll applications, as well as additional federal census records.