Is Your Family’s Heritage Native American? Native American Research Resources

By Jeanne Rollberg When the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation Lakota and other Native Americans protested the Dakota Access Pipeline project on the basis that it could possibly jeopardize their water supply, it reminded America and the world of the primacy of caring for land and water to Native Americans historically. They called themselves the “water…

Jewish Genealogy Series: Given Names, Here and There

By Rachel Silverman Author’s Note: This series focuses on Jewish genealogy in Eastern Europe and North America, and is intended to offer advice for researching families of Ashkenazi heritage. The information provided will not necessarily apply to Sephardi or Mizrahi genealogy. If you’ve read my blog post about the finer points of wildcard searching, then…