US Tribes E to G
Linked US Tribes E to G 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.
Click on a letter of the alphabet to go to US Tribes starting with another 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.
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 US Tribes E to G tribal profile pages are at the bottom of the page.
us tribes starting with E
Elko Colony - See Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians of Nevada
Esselen (Ecclemachs,Etchemin, Etchimin, Eslen, Eslenes, Excelen, and Escelen) (U)
Etnemitane Euchee Eudeve (Eudebe, Endeve)
us tribes starting with F
Fernandeño/Tataviam Tribe (California)
Fond du Lac Tribe - See Minnesota Chippewa Tribe
Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes - See Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation
Fort Yuma-Quechan Tribe -- See Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation
Flathead -- See Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
us tribes starting with G
Gabrielino (Gabrieleño, Kizh, Kij,Playsanos, Tobikhars, Tumangamalum) (California) - See see Tongva
Grand Ronde -See Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde (F)
Gros Ventre (Also known as Atsina)
Gros Ventre: (Split from Arapaho tribe) See Fort Belknap Indian Community of the Fort Belknap Reservation of Montana
Grand Portage Band - See Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Minnesota (F)
Gaigwu (or Kaigwu) - See Kiowa
Galice - See Tolowa
Garifuna (U)- Descendants of West African, Central African, Island Carib, and Arawak people. The British colonial administration used the term Black Carib and Garifuna to distinguish them from Yellow and Red Carib, the Amerindian population that did not intermarry with Africans.
Today the Garifuna people live primarily in Central America, but there are scattered communities in major US cities such as Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, New Orleans, Houston, and Seattle.
Gashowu - Language of the Yokuts
Goltsan (Kolchan) - An Athabaskan language of the Na Dene language family. It is spoken in the Upper Kuskokwim River village of Nikolai, Alaska.
Guarijio (Guarihio, Guarijío) - A Uto-Aztecan language of the states of Chihuahua and Sonora in northwestern Mexico.
Gulf - See Caddo
The federally recognized Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is the only federally recognized tribe in the state of North Carolina. The Eastern Cherokee are those Cherokee people who remained on their traditional homelands when most of the Cherokee were forcibly relocated to Oklahoma.
The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma are descended from the mixed Seneca-Shawnee band which left Lewistown, Ohio and came to the Indian Territory in 1832. Recognized as a separate tribe in 1867, they organized as the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma during the 1930s.
The Elem Indian Colony of Pomo Indians is the only Southeastern Pomo indian tribe that is a federally recognized tribal government. The Southeastern Pomo Tribes of Lake County, California were a united sovereign fishing and gathering nation that consisted of four main villages. Today, there are roughly 20 Pomo rancherias in northern California.