Extinct Tribes F-G

Extinct Tribes, Forgotten Names, or Alternate Names of North American Indians

An alphabetical list of extinct native american indian tribes of the United States F to G.

Each tribal profile explains who they were, where they lived, how they lived, an account of first contact with Europeans, population if known, and a brief explanation of what happed to them.

Links to tribal profile pages are at the bottom of the page.


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Believed to be Extinct or Absorbed Into Other Tribes






Possibly Extinct? Some May be Canadian tribes?

FACULLIES, 100 in 1820; on Stuart Lake, W. Rocky Mount.: lat. 540, lon. 125° W. FALL, so called from their residence at the falls of the Kooskooskee See ALANSARS. FIVE NATIONS, Mohawks, Senecas, Cayugas, Onondagas, and Oneidas; which see.

FLAT-HEADS, (Tutseewas,) on a large river W. R.; on S. fork Columbia r.

FOLLES AVOINES, the French so called the Menominee.

FOND DU LAC, roam from Snake River to the Sandy Lakes.

FOWL-TOWNS, (Seminoles,) 12 m. E. Fort Scott; about 300 in 1820.

FOXES, (Ottagamies,) called Renards by the French ; dispossessed by B. Hawk’s war


GANAWESE, on the heads of Potomac River; same as Kanhaways, probably.

GAYHEAD, Martha’s Vineyard; 200 in 1809; in 1820, 340.

GRAND RIVER, on Grand r., N. side L. Ontario ; Mohawks, Seneca, and oth.; 2,000.

GROS VENTRES, W. Mississippi, On Maria River, in 1806; in 1834, 3,000.