The Native Americans were the original inhabitants of the United States prior to the Europeans sailing over and settling the land. Despite the struggles faced by the Native Americans throughout history, there are still many tribes living in the United States. In fact, there are even federally recognized tribes that are recognized by the U.S. government.
In this post, we’re going to explore the different tribes in each state of the U.S.
Alabama Abihka, Alabama, Apalachee, Apalachicola, Atasi Chatot, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek Eufaula Fus-hatchee Hilibi, Hitchiti Ispokogi Kan-hatki, Kealedji, Koasati, Kolomi Mobile, Mukalsa, Muskogee Napochi, Natchez Okchai, Okmulgee, Osochi Pakana, Pawokti, Pilthlako Sawokli, Shawnee Taensa, Tohome, Tukabahchee, Tuskegee Wakokai, Wiwohka Yamasee, Yuchi Alaska Ahtena, Aleut Dihai-kutchin Eskimo Haida, Han Ingalik Koyukon, Kutcha-kutchin Nabesna, Niska, Natsit-kutchin Taniana, Tanana, Tennuth-kutchin, Tlingit, Tranjik-kutchin, Tsimshian Vaunta-kutchin Arizona Apache Cocopa Halchidhoma, Halyikwamai, Havasupai, Hopi Kohuana Maricopa, Mohave Navajo Paiute, Papago, Pima Quahatika Sobaipuri Tonto Walapai Yavapai, Yuma Arkansas Cadd, Cahinnio, Cherokee, Chickasaw Illinois Kaskinampo MIchigamea, Mosopelea Ofo, Osage Quapaw Tunica Yazoo California Achomawi, Agua Caliente, Alliklik, Atsufewi Bear River Cahto, Cahuilla, Chasta, Chaushila, Chemehuevi, Chetco, Chilula, Chimariko, Chumash, Costanoan, Cupeno, Cuyapaipe Band Dakubetede Esselen Fernandeno Gabrielino Halchidhoma, Hoopa, Huchnom, Hupa Kamia, Karok, Kasihta, Kato, Kawaiisu, Kitanemake, Konkau, Konomihu, Koso Lassik, Little Lake, Luiseno Maidu, Mattole, Miwok, Modoc, Mohava, Mono Nicoleno, Nongatl Okwanuchu Paiute, Patwin, Pomo Quechan Salinan, Serrano, Shasta, Shoshone, Sinkyone Tolowa, Tubatulabal Vanyume Wailaki, Wappo, Washoe, Whilkut, Wintu, Wintun, Wiyot Yahi, Yana, Yokuts, Yuki, Yuma, Yurok The following is a list of the federally recognized tribes by state. Arizona Ak Chin Indian Community of Papago Indians Cocopah Tribe of Arizona Colorado River Indian Tribes Fort McDowell Band of Mohave-Apache Indian Community Fort Mojave Indian Tribe of Arizona Gila River Pima-Maricopa Indiana Community Havasupai Tribe Hopi Tribe of Arizona Hualapai Tribe Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians Navajo Tribe of Arizona Papago Tribe Pascua Yaqui Tribe Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community San Carlos Apache Tribe Tonto Apache Tribe White Mountain Apache Tribe Yavapai-Apache Indian Community Yavapai-Prescott Tribe California Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, Alturas Indian Rancheria of Pit River Indians, Augustine Band of Cahuilla Mission Indians Barona Capitan Grande Band of Diegueno Mission Indians, Berry Creek Rancheria of Maidu Indians, Big Bend Rancheria of Pit River Indians, Big Lagoon Rancheria of Smith River, Big Pine Band of Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone, Bridgeport Indian Colony Cabazon Band of Cahuilla Mission, Cachil DeHe Band of Wintun Indians, Cahuilla Band of Mission Indians, Cahto Indian Tribe, Camp Band of Diegueno Mission Indians, Capitan Grande Band of Diegueno Mission Indians, Cederville Rancheria, Chemehuevi Indian Tribe, Cher-Ae Heights Indian Community, Coast Indian Community of Yurok Indians, Cold Springs Rancheria of Mono Indians, Colorado River Indian Tribes, Cortina Indian Rancheria, Covelo Indian Community, Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians, Cuyapaipe Band of Diegueno Mission Indians Dry Creek Rancheria of Pomo Indians Elem Indian Colony of Pomo Indians, Enterprise Rancheria of Maidu Indians Fort Bidwell Indian Community of Paiute Indians, Fort Independence Indian Community of Paiute Indians Grindstone Indian Rancheria of Wintun-Wailaki Indians Hoopa Valley Tribe, Hopland Band of Pomo Indians Inaja and Cosmit Reservation of Diegueno Indians Jackson Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians Karok Tribe, Kashia Band of Pomo Indians La Jolla Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, La Posta Band of Diegueno Mission Indians, Lookout Rancheria of Pit River Indians, Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla Mission Indians Manchester Band of Pomo Indians, Manzanita Band of Diegueno Mission Indians, Manzanita Band of Diegueno Mission Indians, Mesa Grande Band of Diegueno Mission Indians, Middletown Rancheria of Pomo Indians, Montgomery Creek Rancheria of Pit River Indians, Morongo Band of Cahuilla Mission Indians Paiute-Shoshone Indians of the Bishop Community, Paiute-Shoshone Indians of the Lane Pine Community, Pala Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, Pauma Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, Pit River Indians Trible of the X-L Ranch Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Ramona Band, Rincon Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, Roaring Creek Rancheria, Robinson Rancheria of Pomo Indians, Rumsey Indian Rancheria San Manuel Band of Serrano Mission Indians, San Pasqual Band of Diegueno Mission Indians, Santa Rosa Indian Community, Santa Rosa Band of Cahuilla Mission Indians, Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians, Santa Ysabel Band of Diegueno Mission Indians, Sheep Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians, Sherwood Valley Rancheria of Pomo Indians, Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, Soboba Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, Susanville Indian Rancheria of Paiute, Maidu, Pit River, and Washoe Indians, Sycuan Band of Diegueno Mission Indians Torres-Martinez Band of Cahuilla Mission Indians, Tule River Indian Tribe, Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians, Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians Upper Lake Band of Pomo Indians, Utu Utu Gwaiti Paiute Tribe Viejas Baron Long Capitan Grande Band of Diegueno Mission Indians Washoe Tribe Yurok Tribe Colorado Southern Ute Indian Tribe Ute Mountain Indians Ute Mountain Tribe Florida: Miccosukee Tribe Seminole Tribe of Florida Idaho Coeur D’Alene Tribe Kootenai Tribe Nez Perce Tribe Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of the Fort Hall Reservation Iowa Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa Kansas Iowa Tribe of Indians of the Iowa Reservation in Nebraska and Kansas Kickapoo Tribe Prairie Band of Potawatmi Sac and Fox Tribe of Missouri Louisiana Chitimacha Tribe Coushatta Tribe Maine Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians Passamaquoddy Tribe Penobscot Tribe Michigan Bay Mills Indian Community Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Hannahville Indian Community Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Minnesota Lower Sioux Indian Community Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Prairie Island Indian Community Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Upper Sioux Indian Community Mississippi Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Tunica Biloxi Tribe of Lower Mississippi Montana Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes Blackfeet Tribe Chippewa-Cree Indians, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Crow Tribe Fort Belknap Indian Community Northern Cheyenne Tribe Nebraska Omaha Tribe Sac and Fax of Missouri of the Sac and Fox Reservation Santee Sioux Tribe Winnebago Tribe Nevada Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Duckwater Shoshone Tribe Ely Indian Colony Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribes Las Vegas Tribe of Paiute Indians, Lovelock Paiute Tribe Moapa Band of Paiute Indians Paiute-Shoshone Tribe, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe Reno-Sparks Indian Colony Shoshone-Paiute Tribes, Summit Lake Paiute Te-Moak Band of Western Shoshone Indians Walker River Paiute Tribe, Washoe Tribe, Winnemucca Indian Colony Yerington Paiute Tribe, Yomba Shoshone Tribe New Mexico Jicarilla Apache Tribe Mescalero Apache Tribe Navajo Tribe Pueblo of Acoma, Pueblo of Cochiti, Pueblo of Jemez, Pueblo of Isleta, Pueblo of Laguna, Pueblo of Nambe, Pueblo of Picuris, Pueblo of Pojoaque, Pueblo of San Felipe, Pueblo of San Juan, Pueblo of San Iidefonso, Pueblo of Sandia, Pueblo of Santa Ana, Pueblo of Santa Clara, Pueblo of Santo Domingo, Pueblo of Taos, Pueblo of Tesuque, Pueblo of Zia Ute Mountain Tribe Zuni Tribe New York Cayauga Nation Oneida Nation, Onondaga Nation Seneca Nation, St. Regis Band of Mohawk Indians Tonawanda Band of Seneca Indians, Tuscarora Nation North Carolina Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians North Dakota Devils Lake Sioux Tribe Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Three Affiliated Tribes of Fort Berthold Reservation Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians Oklahoma Absentee-Shawnee Tribe, Alabama-Quassaarte Tribal Towns of the Creek Nation, Apache Tribe Caddo Indian Tribe, Cherokee Nation, Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes, Chickasaw Nation, Choctaw Nation, Citizen Band of Potawatomi Indians, Comanche Indian Tribe, Creek Nation Delaware Tribe of Western Oklahoma Eastern Shawnee Tribe Fort Sill Apache Tribe Iowa Tribe Kaw Indian Tribe, Kialegee Tribal Town of the Creek Indian Nation, Kickapoo Tribe, Kiowa Indian Tribe Miami Tribe, Modoc Tribe Osage Tribe, Ottawa Tribe, Otoe-Missouria Tribe Pawnee Indian Tribe, Peoria Tribe, Ponca Tribe Quapaw Tribe Sac and Fox Tribe, Seminole Nation, Seneca-Cayauga Tribe Thlopthlocco Tribal Town of the Creek Indian Nation, Tonkawa Tribe United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Wichita Indian Tribe , Wyandotte Tribe Oregon Burns Paiute Indian Colony Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Reservation Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Reservation Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation South Dakota Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, Crow Creek Sioux Tribe Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe Lower Brule Sioux Tribe Ogallala Sioux Tribe Rosebud Sioux Tribe Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Yankton Sioux Tribe Utah Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation Navajo Tribe of Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico Northwestern Band of Shoshone Indians Paiute Indian Tribe Skull Valley Band of Goshute Indians Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Quray Reservation, Ute Mountain Tribe Wisconsin Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians Forest County Potawatomi Community Lac Corte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians Menominee Indians Tribe of Wisconsin Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians Sokoagon Chippewa Community of the Mole Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, St. Croix Chippewa Indians, Stockbridge-Munsee Community of Mohican Indians Wisconsin Winnebago Indian Tribe Wyoming Arapaho Tribes of the Wind River Reservation Shoshone Tribe of the Wind River Reservation