Start your Native American ancestry search by entering an ancestor's name below.
Your family name is a great starting point, however keep in mind the following aspects when searching for Native American ancestors by name.
Use GenealogyBank’s keyword include (and exclude) feature to find newspaper articles about specific tribes and/or people.
These exciting moments were published in newspapers and help you add details beyond names and dates to your family tree and discover unknown Native American ancestors.
If you know the tribe of your American Indian ancestors, you can search newspapers specific to that tribe such as the Cherokee Advocate or Navajo Times.