US Tribes C to D


Alphabetical list of links to tribal profile pages of federally recognized US Indian tribes starting with C to D.

Click on a letter of the alphabet to go to US Tribes starting with that letter. Where known, the official name is used. Linked tribal names go to their profile index page which will contain more links to sections of our site where you can find articles about that tribe and related tribes.

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KEY:(F)= Federally Recognized, (S)= State Recognized, (T)= Terminated, (U)= Unrecognized, (M)= Mesoamerican Civilizations,(P)= Petitioning for Recognition, (C)= Canadian Tribes, (E)= Extinct, (IRA)= Indian Reorganization Act

Inclusion on this site does NOT mean an endorsement has been made for recognition of any particular tribe. All entities claiming to be US indian tribes that we are aware of have been included for completeness.

Where known, we have indicated official tribal status with our Key Chart, based on information released by the BIA as of May 2016. In many cases we have not verified the validity of the claim of tribal status, and leave it to your own common sense or further research to validate tribal claims.

Alternate names in parenthesis are either older names that were once used to identify that tribe, or they are misspellings.Links to tribal profile pages are at the bottom of the page.

United States Indian tribes starting with C

 

Caddo: (Caddoe)

Adai Caddo Indian Nation, LA (S)
Caddo Nation of Oklahoma, OK (F)

Cahto:

Cahto Indian Tribe of the Laytonville Rancheria (California) (F)
Round Valley Indian Tribes (F)

Cahuilla: (Also see Mission Indians)

Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
Augustine Band of Cahuilla Indians
Cabazon Band of Mission Indians
Cahuilla Band of Mission Indians of the Cahuilla Reservation
Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeno Indians
Morongo Band of Mission Indians
Ramona Band of Cahuilla Indians
Santa Rosa Band of Mission Indians
Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians

Carrier (Dakelh) 

Carrier Tribe of the Central Interior of British Columbia, Canada.

Catawba

Catawba Indian Nation (South Carolina) (F) (a.k.a. Catawba Tribe of South Carolina)

Cayuga:

Cayuga Nation of New York (F)(New York)
Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma (F)

Chehalis - See Confederated Tribes (Below)

 

Cher-Ae Heights - (Chetco, Hupa, Karuk, Tolowa, Wiyot, and Yurok)

Cher-Ae Heights Indian Community of the Trinidad Rancheria

Cherokee Nations:

Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma (F)
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina (F)
Echota Cherokee Tribe of Alabama (Alabama) (S)
United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma (F) (formerly the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians of Oklahoma)
Also see: State and Un-Recognized Cherokee Tribes for a list of 348 state recognized or unrecognized Cherokee tribes and organizations who call themselves Cherokee tribes.

Chetco - See Cher-Ae Heights Indian Community of the Trinidad Rancheria

 

Cheyenne (Cheyanne)

Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribe(F) (Oklahoma)
Northern Cheyenne Tribe of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation (Montana) (F)

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe - See Sioux Tribes

Chickahominy

Chickahominy (Virginia) (S)
Eastern Chickahominy (Virginia) (S)

Chickasaw Nation (Chickisaw, Chikasha) (F)

 

Chinookian Tribes

Cathlamet
Cathlahmahs
Chilluckittequaw
Clatsop
Chahcowah
Clackamas
Clowwewalla
Cushook
Echelut (Wasco-Wishram)
Kilooklaniuck
Multnomah
Skillot
Wahkikum (Wac-ki-cum)
Wappato or Wapato
Wascopa
Watlata (Cascade or Wishram).

Chilula - See Hoopa Valley Tribe

 

Chippewa: (Chipewyan, Chipewyin, Chippewyin, Chipewa) - See Ojibwa (Chippewa, Odawa and Potawatomi)

 

Chitimacha

Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana (F)

 

Clallam - See Klallam


Colusa Rancheria - See Cachil DeHe Band of Wintun Indians of the Colusa Indian Community of the Colusa Rancheria

 

Choctaw: (Chahta)

Choctaw-Apache of Ebarb (Louisiana) (S)
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma F)
Clifton Choctaw (Louisiana) (S)
Jena Band of Choctaw Indians (Louisiana) (F)
Louisiana Choctaw (S)
Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (Mississippi) (F)
Mowa Band of Choctaw Indians (Alabama) (S)
Okla Chahta Clan of California

Chuckchansi - See Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians of California

 

Chumash:

Chumash Indians of Southern California
Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians of the Santa Ynez Reservation (California) (F)

Cocopah

Cocopah Tribe of Arizona (Cocopa, Cocopá) (F) (Arizona)

Coharie

Coharie (North Carolina) (S)

Comanche

Comanche Nation (Oklahoma)(F) (formerly the Comanche Indian Tribe)

Confederated Tribes:

Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation (Montana) (F)
Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation (Washington) (F)
Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation (a.k.a. Colville Tribe) (Washington) (F)

Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians of Oregon (a.k.a. Confederated Tribes of Coos Bay, Coos, Coosan) (Oregon) (F)
Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation (Nevada and Utah) (F)
Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon (F) (Oregon)
Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon (Oregon) (F)
Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Reservation (Oregon) (F)
Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon (Oregon) (F)
Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation (formerly the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Indian Nation of the Yakama Reservation) (also known as Yakima Tribe)(F)

Coquille Tribe of Oregon (F)

 

Coeur D’Alene Tribe of the Coeur D’Alene Reservation (Idaho) (F)

 

Coushatta:

Alabama-Coushatta Tribes of Texas (Texas) (F)
Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana (F)

Cowlitz Indian Tribe (Washington)(F)

 

Cree:

Chippewa-Cree Indians of the Rocky Boy's Reservation (Montana) (F)
Coastal Cree

Creek: (Five Civilized Tribes) - See Muscogee

 

Crow Tribe of Montana (Apsalooka,Apsaalooka, Apsaaloke) (F)

 

Cupeno (Cupeño, Cupa)

 

Cuyapaipe Community of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Cuyapaipe Reservation - See Ewiiaapaayp Band of Kumeyaay Indians

 

Canadian Tribes

 

US tribes starting with D

 

Dakota -- See Sioux Indians


Delaware (Lenape):

Delaware of Six Nations (at Six Nations of the Grand River), Ontario, Canada (two reserves)
Delaware Tribe of Indians (Lenape) (Oklahoma) (F)
Delaware Nation (formerly Delaware Tribe of Western Oklahoma) (Oklahoma) (F)
Delaware-Muncie Tribe (U) (Kansas)
Delawares of Idaho, Inc. (U) (Idaho)
Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware (S)
Moravian of the Thames First Nation, Ontario, Canada
Munsee-Delaware Nation, Ontario, Canada
Munsee Thames River Delaware (U) (Colorado)
Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Indians of New Jersey (S)
Ramapough Lenape Nation (S) (New Jersey)
Stockbridge Munsee Community (F)
Thunder Mountain Lenape Nation (U) (Pennsylvania)

Diegueno - See Kumeyaay

 

Article Index:

Cabazon Band of Mission Indians

The members of the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians of today are descendants of Chief Cabazon who was a  leader of the desert Cahuilla Tribe from the 1830’s to the 1870’s and have called the valley home for more that 2,500 years.

The Cabazon Band of Indians were never conquered by the Spanish missionaries, although the European-American settlers still called them “Mission Indians.”

Cachil DeHe Band of Wintun Indians of the Colusa Indian Community of the Colusa Rancheria

The Cachil DeHe Band of Wintun Indians of the Colusa Indian Community of the Colusa Rancheria is a federally recognized tribe of Wintun Indians from central California. The tribe’s reservation is the Colusa Rancheria, also known as the Cachildehe Rancheria. It is located in Colusa County, California and was founded in 1907.

Caddo Nation of Oklahoma

The Caddo Nation of Oklahoma is a single federally recognized tribe with its capital at Binger, Oklahoma. The Caddo Nation is a confederacy made up of several Southeastern Native American tribes who traditionally inhabited much of what is now East Texas, northern Louisiana and portions of southern Arkansas and Oklahoma.

Cahto Tribe of the Laytonville Rancheria
Cahuilla Band of Mission Indians of the Cahuilla Reservation
California Valley Miwok Tribe
Campo Kumeyaay Nation
Capitan Grande Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of California
Catawba Indian Nation
Cayuga Nation of New York
Cedarville Rancheria
Chemehuevi Indian Tribe of the Chemehuevi Reservation
Cher-Ae Heights Indian Community of the Trinidad Rancheria
Cherokee Nation
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes
Chickasaw Nation
Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California
Chippewa-Cree Indians of the Rocky Boy’s Reservation
Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Citizen Potawatomi Nation
Cloverdale Rancheria of Pomo Indians of California
Cocopah Tribe of Arizona
Coeur D’Alene Tribe
Cold Springs Rancheria of Mono Indians of California
Colorado River Indian Tribes of the Colorado River Indian Reservation
Comanche Nation
Community Bands of Washoe Tribe of Nevada & California
Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation
Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation
Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon
Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation
Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation
Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians
Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation
Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon
Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon
Coquille Indian Tribe
Cortina Indian Rancheria
Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana
Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians
Cowlitz Indian Tribe
Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians of California
Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of the Crow Creek Reservation
Crow Tribe of Montana
Death Valley Timbi-Sha Shoshone Tribe
Delaware Nation
Delaware Tribe of Indians
Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians
Duckwater Shoshone Tribe of the Duckwater Reservation