Massachusetts State Recognized Tribes Chappaquiddick Tribe of the Wampanog Indian Nation. Chaubunagungamaug Band of the Nipmuck Nation, Webster/Dudley. Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe. Nipmuc Nation (Hassanamisco Band) Pacasset Wampanoag Tribe. Seaconke Wampanoag Tribe.
There are 23 Indian tribes located in New Mexico – nineteen Pueblos, three Apache tribes (the Fort Sill Apache Tribe, the Jicarilla Apache Nation and the Mescalero Apache Tribe ), and the Navajo Nation.
The Little Shell Tribe will be the newest Native American group recognized in the US. Gerald Gray, chairman of the Little Shell Tribe, speaks Tuesday in Billings, Montana.
Original Inhabitants of the 13 Colonies
|Delaware||Nanticoke, Lenni Lenape (Delaware)|
|Maryland||Conoy, Assateague, Susquehannock, et al.|
|Massachusetts||Wampanoag, Nauset, Massachuset, et al.|
The original name Massachusett, ‘Big Hill Place,’ was adopted by the local Native American people for themselves and their language and later adopted by the English settlers for the colony, and later U.S. State, of Massachusetts.
The Wampanoag are one of many Nations of people all over North America who were here long before any Europeans arrived, and have survived until today. Many people use the word “Indian” to describe us, but we prefer to be called Native People. Today, about 4,000-5,000 Wampanoag live in New England.
There are many famous Native American tribes who played a part in the history of the state and whose tribal territories and homelands are located in the present day state of New Mexico. The names of the New Mexico tribes included the Apache, Comanche, Jemez, Kiowa, Manso, Navaho, Pecos, Ute and Pueblo.
Taos Pueblo (or Pueblo de Taos ) is an ancient pueblo belonging to a Taos-speaking (Tiwa) Native American tribe of Puebloan people. It lies about 1 mile (1.6 km) north of the modern city of Taos, New Mexico. The pueblos are considered to be one of the oldest continuously inhabited communities in the United States.
The largest U.S. Indian tribe, the Navajo Nation consists of more than 298,000 members, about 106,800 of whom live in New Mexico. The reservation includes approximately 27,000 square miles.
What is the correct terminology: American Indian, Indian, Native American, or Native? All of these terms are acceptable. The consensus, however, is that whenever possible, Native people prefer to be called by their specific tribal name.
Today, there are over five million Native Americans in the United States, 78% of whom live outside reservations: California, Arizona and Oklahoma have the largest populations of Native Americans in the United States.
Quahadis were the hardest, fiercest, least yielding component of a tribe that had long had the reputation as the most violent and warlike on the continent; if they ran low on water, they were known to drink the contents of a dead horse’s stomach, something even the toughest Texas Ranger would not do.
Turtle Island is a name for the Earth or for North America, used by some Indigenous Peoples in the United States and First Nations people and by some Indigenous rights activists.
The Spanish were among the first Europeans to explore the New World and the first to settle in what is now the United States. By 1650, however, England had established a dominant presence on the Atlantic coast. The first colony was founded at Jamestown, Virginia, in 1607.
Natives were subjects of the Spanish crown, and to treat them as less than human violated the laws of God, nature, and Spain. He told King Ferdinand that in 1515 scores of natives were being slaughtered by avaricious conquistadors without having been converted.