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United States Gotoarrow.png Indigenous Peoples of the US Gotoarrow.png Connecticut, United States Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Indigenous Peoples of Connecticut Gotoarrow.png Mohegan Tribe

Mohegan-Lion Gardinerin the Pequot War from Charles Stanley Reinhart drawing 1890.jpg

Ancestral Homeland: Connecticut
Various Spellings: Mohegan, Mohican

Tribal Headquarters[edit | edit source]

Mohegan Indian Tribe
5 Crow Hill Road
Uncasville, CT 06382
Phone: 1.860.862.6100
Fax: 1.860.862.6162

History[edit | edit source]

Brief Timeline[edit | edit source]

1637: Allies with the British to subdue the Pequot

1675-1676: King Philip's War the Mohegan warriors fought with the English against the Narragansetttribe.

Additional References[edit | edit source]

Frederick Webb Hodge, in his Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, gave a more complete history of the Mohegan tribe, with estimations of the population of the tribe at various time periods. Additional details are given in John Swanton's The Indian Tribes of North America.

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Records[edit | edit source]

The majority of records of individuals were those created by the agencies. Some records may be available to tribal members through the tribal headquarters.They were (and are) the local office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and were charged with maintaining records of the activities of those under their responsibility. Among these records are:

  • 1795 - Joslyn, Roger D. "The 1795 Census of Brothertown Indians Oneida County," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 141, No. 3 (Jul. 2010):213-218. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 141.

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