The Respond, Recover and Rebuild Disability Assistance Program Deadline is now extended to Friday, Nov. 13. Now open to all Disabled Cherokee Nation Veterans receiving VA benefits, who live both in and outside the Cherokee Nation reservation. Cherokees with disabilities living within the reservation may also apply for the $300 COVID assistance payment. Apply below.

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.