There are currently no federally recognized tribes in the state of Missouri. Most of the indigenous people who once inhabited land in Missouri were forced to leave and resettle in Indian Territory (present day-Oklahoma, Nebraska, and Kansas) during the Indian Removal Act of 1830. This LibGuide presents an overview of where to find information regarding the original seven nations of Missouri.
Native Americans can be described using a number of terms. The following keywords can help you in your research process:
Jefferson College Library is a congressionally designated selective depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law. (Title 44 United States Code).
Contact Lisa Pritchard at 636-481-3160 or firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance locating government information.
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