Native American – Michigan

Native American – Michigan

Native American ǀ American Indian

Wilma MankillerMichigan Native Americans are people identifying or identified as Native American sampled in the state of Michigan. This data set seems to capture a broad cross-section of mostly urban acculturated members of Eastern U.S. tribes, with Cherokee people being the most salient.

The Native American – Michigan population data represent DNA samples from 29 Native American (Native Americans in the United States) individuals in the state of Michigan. Samples were provided by the Detroit Police Department and the Michigan State Police, with help from the Illinois State Police.

For general details on this population, see


Native Americans In Michigan! and

Michigan County Pages.

Photo:  Cherokee Principal Chief Wilma Mankiller taken at the 2001 Cherokee National Holiday. Author:  Philkon Phil Konstantin. Public domain.

For details on Michigan’s 11, federally recognized tribes, see:

Bay Mills Indian Community What’s New at Bay Mills Resort & Casinos;

Hannahville Indian Community hannahville;

Huron Potawatomi, Inc. (Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi) Nottawaseppi;

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Keweenaw Bay Indian Community’s;

Little River Band of Ottawa Indians Native Sovereign Nation;

Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians Band of Pottawatomi Indians.;

Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians The Pokagon Band community;

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe The Saginaw Chippewa Indian, and

Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Sootribe Org/.

Source publication: CODIS STR Loci Data from 41 Sample Populations, J Forensic Sci, 2001, 46(3), 453-489.

[Population 30]