White Earth Band Ojibwe  Genealogy Research


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The White Earth Band Ojibwe Indian tribe is also known as

the Chippewa tribe.  They prefer to call themselves Anishinaabe,

which means "the original people". 


Although the White Earth Band Indian Reservation is

located in Becker County, Minnesota, the Ponsford Indian Community

 is west of Hubbard County and shares in the commerce

of Park Rapids, the county seat of Hubbard County. 





Treaties Between US and Indian Tribes


 Surname Genealogy


White Earth Nation


Minnesota Indian Land Cessions 1784-1894


1889 Chippewa Commission


    Chippewa Half-Breed Scrip 


White Earth 1911 Land List (part 1)


  White Earth 1911 Land List (part 2)


 White Earth 1911 Land List (part 3)


 White Earth 1911 Land List (part 4)


 White Earth 1911 Land List (part 5)


 White Earth 1911 Land List (part 6)


 White Earth 1911 Land List (part 7)


 White Earth 1911 Land List (part 8)


White Earth 1911 Land List (part 1) A-L


White Earth 1911 Land List (part 2) M-Z


White Earth 1911 Land List (part 3)


White Earth 1911 Land List (part 4)



White Earth Indian Allotment List and Numbers



White Earth Genealogies 1913-1915

(Ransom Judd Powell Papers)



Historic Ojibwe Names























Below are some resources of Ojibwe ancestors


Heritage of the Chippewa Swan Family 


Charles Bottineau


Pierre Bottineau


Jenny Bottineau Bourque


A Warriors Story





The following affidavits were from the research of the late Betty Dubuque Ross

and was submitted by her niece, Dori Dubuque Marszalek.


Laura Bottineau Grey


Rose Minock Desjarlais Miller


Marie LeCompt (LaCounte) "LeGros"


Joseph E. Perrault



One of the best places to gather information for researching American Indian ancestry is on the Access Genealogy web site.  There is a wealth of information on that site.  Be sure to check out the Where to Start links.


Access Genealogy - Native American


Native American Genealogy


Ojibwe Genealogical Information


Ojibwe Names (a few translations)

Chippewa Tribe Genealogy

Native American Research

Ojibway Clan System



More Interesting Resources:


1948 A Birth Certificate Tells the Facts


Rare Photographs of Ojibwe


Kitchi-Gami: Wanderings Round Lake Superior 1860


Kitchi-Gami: Life Among the Lake Superior Ojibway 1985


White Earth Land Recovery Project




 Ancestry.com has the United States Indian Census 1885-1940

If you don't have a subscription, most libraries have computer access to the site.