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Yuchi woman before 1907. - Today the Yuchi live primarily in the north eastern Oklahoma area, where many are enrolled as citizens in the federally recognized Muscogee Creek Nation. Some Yuchi are enrolled as members of other federally recognized tribes, such as the Absentee Shawnee Tribe and the Cherokee Nation.

from Men's Journal

Visiting the Tribal National

Native American Tribes Embrace Tourism. . More and more of America's 566 independent, federally recognized tribes are embracing tourism as a way to keep culture alive and bring jobs and money to economically depressed areas. It's not a panacea, but the trend represents a positive change for communities that haven't seen many of those over the last several centuries.

A Cherokee woman, undated photo (early 1900s?). Today, the Cherokee Nation is comprised of three separate federally recognized tribes, and is the largest. Originally one of the "Five Civilized Tribes", Cherokee were concentrated in the Southeastern US.


The Justice Department said Friday it is going to allow members of federally recognized American-Indian tribes to possess eagle feathers, although that's a federal crime.

The Catawba Nation is the only federally recognized tribe in the state of South Carolina. #SouthCarolina #DiscoverNativeAmerica #AIANTAEastern

8 Big Lies History Books Tell About Natives: Page 4 of 4 - - There Are 566 Federally Recognized Tribes in the U.S. When I was a student in high school, I learned that George Washington saw Indians in Virginia and possibly heard once or twice about the Cherokee Trail of Tears. But In 18 years of public school (and a few of private Catholic School)—not once did I learn about the multitude of tribes, languages or cultures involved in this country. NOT ONCE. Read more at…

from Teachers Pay Teachers

9 Federally Recognized Oregon Tribes Project Directions

One of fourth grade's Social Studies standards in Oregon is to identify the 9 federally recognized Oregon tribes. This project will give your students the opportunity to investigate and report on the 9 tribes independently, but also in small groups. This editable packet will also get you started on how to implement a research project on this specific topic.