Category Archives: Maps

Indian Land Cessions Maps

This collection provides maps of the land cessions made by American Indian Nations during the interval between the formal establishment of the United States and 1894. It consists of all sixty-seven maps from Indian Land Cessions in the United States, … Continue reading

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1765 North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia Map

This 1765 map of North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia shows the locations of Native tribes and villages. Georgia 1765: Mintz, S., & McNeil, S. (2013). Digital History. Retrieved 26 Feb. 2014 from http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/ Hat tip to Yvonne for this … Continue reading

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Indian Tribes and Linguistic Stock 1650

This map is from the 1932 Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States.  The original introductory material to this map stated: This is the first major historical atlas of the United States and probably the most comprehensive work … Continue reading

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Native Amercan Gene Flow – Europe?, Asia and the Americas

Pre-release information from the paper, “Upper Palaeolithic Siberian genome reveals dual ancestry of Native Americans” which included results and analysis of DNA sequencing of 24,000 year old skeletal remains of a 4 year old Siberian boy caused quite a stir.  Unfortunately, it was also … Continue reading

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Native Nations Map – 1491 Census

Indian Country reports that Aaron Carpella, of Cherokee lineage, created a map that shows the locations of the various tribes at first contact, along with their original names.  Aaron says that it took him 14 years to do the research … Continue reading

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Products of the Motherland

This week, President Barack Obama paid a visit to Senegal, the stepping off point for slavery, for slaves, their last step on African soil on their way to the New World, wherever that was destined to be.  It was an … Continue reading

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Tuscaroras and Monacans

On the 1755 Lewis Evans map, in what is today Amherst, Bedford and Nelson County, Virginia, areas, the Tuscarora or Monacans are clearly marked. The David Rumsey map collection allows you to navigate and zoom in and out on this … Continue reading

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