Unrecognized Tribes N-P
Alphabetical list of unrecognized American indian tribes beginning with N to P.
These are groups known to self-identify as Native American tribes but that have not been recognized by the federal government (Bureau of Indian Affairs) nor by any state nor tribal government.
We do not necessarily endorse these organizations or the validity of their claims. We are just reporting what is out there and suggest you exercise your own due diligence in verifying their authenticity.
We would especially suggest further investigation of any organization that charges a membership or enrollment fee, or that does not require genealogy research and official documentation for enrollment.
Links to tribal profile pages are at the bottom of the page.
Narragansett Tribal of Indians (Massachusettes)
Nashville Eldorado Miwok Tribe. Letter of Intent to Petition 11/09/2004.
Neches Tribe – Cherokee Nation
Natick Nipmuc Indian Council (Massachusettes)
Native American Mohegans, Inc. Letter of Intent to Petition 9/19/2002. Receipt of Petition 9/19/2002.
The Nehantic Tribe and Nation. Letter of Intent to Petition 9/5/1997.
Neutral Land Cherokee Group. Also in Missouri.(Kansas)
New England Coastal Schaghticoke Indian Association and Tribal Council (Massachusettes)
Ni-Mi-Win Ojibways (Minnesota)
Nipmuc Indian Bands
Northern Cherokee Nation of the Old Louisiana Territory.Located in Arkansas and Missouri; State-recognized in Missouri but unrecognized elsewhere.
Kanasas (Awi Akta) District of NCNOLT.– Located in Kansas
Oklahoma (Ani Tsi Na) District of the NCNOLT. – Located in Oklahoma
Northern Cherokee Nation. Dissoved into three groups:
Chickamauga Cherokee Nation (I), also known as Chickamauga Cherokee Nation MO/AR
White River Band and as White River Band of Northern Cherokee Nation of Missouri and Arkansas. Also in Missouri and Oklahoma.
There is also a Chickamauga Cherokee Nation White River Band (II) in Oklahoma.
Northern Cherokee Nation of the Old Louisiana Territory. Letter of Intent to Petition 2/19/1992. Also in Missouri.
Northern Cherokee Tribe of Indians of Missouri and Arkansas. Letter of Intent to Petition 07/26/1985. Also in Missouri.
Nor-Rel-Muk Nation (formerly Hayfork Band; formerly Nor-El-Muk Band of Wintu Indians). Letter of Intent to Petition 01/05/1984.
North Fork Band of Mono Indians. Letter of Intent to Petition 09/07/1983.
North Valley Yokut Tribe. Letter of Intent to Petition 09/22/2000. Receipt of Petition 09/22/2000.
Northern Band of Mono-Yokuts. Letter of Intent to Petition 08/22/2006. (Indiana)
Northern Maidu Maidu Tribe
Northfolk Band of Mono Indians
Ohlone/Costanoan – Esselen Nation. Letter of Intent to Petition 12/03/1992.
Oklewaha Band of Seminoles, petitioned 2/12/90
Old Settler Cherokee Nation of Arkansas. Letter of Intent to Petition 9/17/1999.
Ooragnak Indian Nation. Letter of Intent to Petition 12/1/1999. Receipt of Petition 12/01/1999. (Michigan)
Ottawa Colony Band of Grand River Ottawa Indians. Recognized only as part of the Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan
Ozark Mountain Cherokee Tribe of Arkansas and Missouri. Letter of Intent to Petition 10/19/1999. Receipt of Petition 10/19/1999. Also in Missouri.
Ouachita Indians of Florida and America
Paskenta Band of Momlaki Indians
Paugussett Tribal Nation of Waterbury, Connecticut. Letter of Intent to Petiton 7/3/2002. Receipt of Petition 7/3/2002.
The People of the Mountains. Letter of Intent 6/3/2004 (Illinois)
Perdido Bay Tribe of Lower Muscogee Creeks
Phoenician Cherokee II – Eagle Tribe of Sequoyah. Letter of Intent to Petition 09/18/2001.
Piqua Sept of Ohio Shawnee Tribe—Letter of Intent to Petition 04/16/1991.
Platform Reservation Remnant Band of the Shawnee Nation
Pocomoke Indian Nation (Maryland)
Pocasset Wampanoag Indian Tribe. Letter of Intent to Petition 02/01/1995(Massachusettes)
Pokanoket Tribe of the Wampanoag Nation. Also in Rhode Island (Massachusettes)
Ponkapoag Tribal Council (Massachusettes)
Poquonnock Pequot Tribe. Letter of Intent to Petition 7/7/1999
Potawatomi Indians of Indiana and Michigan. Recognized only as part of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians (Michigan and Indiana).
Principal Creek Indian Nation East of the Mississippi. Letter of Intent to Petition 11/09/1971. Declined to Acknowledge 06/10/1985 50 FR 14302; certified letter returned “not known” 10/1997