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5th Grade Library: Native American Museum

Connecticut Native American Tribes

Start here: Connecticut State Library has a list of tribes and exactly where they were in our state. 

Interactive Map

Map of CT tribes

Then, start to search for artifacts.

Example: Lenni Lenape tribal artifacts

Pequot tribal artifacts

Quinnipiac artifacts

Note, for tribes which are also the names of places, you may need to put a minus sign in your search to limit results. 

For example: Hammonasset tribal artifacts -beach (otherwise, you will only get results about Hammonasset Beach in CT)


Digging into the Past - CT

Quinnipiac in CT

Pequot War Museum

The Indian Mariners Project

Other places to look up local information


Mohegan Artifacts


Mashantucket Pequot Museum

CT Digital Archives

Try a search on the CT Digital Archive

Here is one collection there:


Native Americans in CT

History of Native Americans in Connecticut

The link above is to ConnecticutHistory.org's webpage of Native American history. 

On the right-hand side are links to several articles to explore. 


At the bottom of each page are more resources, including, sites, places to visit, documents, and books

Encyclopedia Britannica