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Create a digital history of your family.

The goal of this project is to collect, preserve and protect the stories and memories of Native individuals and entire tribes. With each passing generation important information is lost. The tools and resources on this site will help you to preserve and protect your heritage, and write your family's legacy into history.

Write a story

Oral history often covers topics scarcely touched on by written documents, and helps fill in the gaps in those records.

Make a recording

Through recorded interviews, oral history preserves the stories of your ancestors. They keep alive those who helped create the fabric of our history.

Video an elder

The best oral history video is the interview you didn't let get away. Ask the questions and capture the video in any way possible. You'll be glad you did.

Moble

Nearly everything on our site that you can do with your laptop you can also do on your mobile phone. Even create your own web pages!

What you can do here

This isn't just another genealogy site. It's a place to collect and preserve your entire family heritage. Add memories, photos, family stories, and life experiences as they come to mind. Future generations will cherish the family and tribal history you record here.

Family tree

Oral history

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Time-capsule

Not just another genealogy site.

Life isn't a list of census data, dates and places. It takes more than a few old snapshots to preserve the essence and spirit of our ancestors, what they lived, and who they were. We bring them to life through our stories. Then we add what we want to pass on of our own life, so that isn't lost to generations to come.

Free genealogy software

Allows you to work with or without an internet connection. The many details of each ancestor's life are kept organized, searchable and as precise as you need it to be.

Go mobile

Any time or any place the memories come you can add text, audio, or video directly from your phone. Our new app will insert these new items into your ancestry timeline.

Write where it's right

Use your favorite word processor, blog, email, or write directly into our website. You can even send it by email if you like. Most phones also have speech-to-text ability.

More in more out

Keep more notes, more photos, more files...more of everything. Get 1GB of monthly upload capacity and an increased max note size of 100MB.

Peace of mind

Your entire compilation is transfered for archive over SSL. It is encrypted to be stored securely at rest using 256-bit encryption keys on multiple self-healing devices within multiple facilities.

Fast support

Use our support ticket system for a fast response and follow-up on your requests. This will ensure the issue is corrected in a timely manner.

Add your memories from anywhere to your . . . T I M E L I N E !

You never know where you'll be when a memory comes to mind. That's why we're creating an app that will allow you to quickly add information to the corresponding date in your timeline no matter where you are. Visiting your grandmother? Turn on your voice recorder or video and ask about her life. Then send the file directly to your profile page. Here's an example.

Import your photos

Add images directly to your stories. Create an image gallery with categories and sub-catagories. We encourage the use of Traditional Knowlege licenses and labels when creating content or adding images. Import photos and video from your social media accounts.

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Indian Home Guard - Union

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Little one

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The entire family

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Haida tribe

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Lakota girl on horse

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These three

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Style and beauty

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Preserve the memories

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Family together

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Worth repeating

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You'll love our phone app
Coming soon !

Our revolutionary phone app is something you won't want to be without. You can set it to notify you when you are near areas of importance to your family heritage. Geocode new locations as you discover them, upload stories and photos, add memories to your family timeline, instantly see the memories others have left about any place or event. Interview relatives and upload the results directly to your timeline. Locate unmarked burial sites. Archive your family history right from your phone!

Proximity notifications
Whether traveling, or walking through a cemetery, our phone app will notify you of nearby points of interest to your heritage. You can also mark the location of events in your own stories, or the whereabouts of an unmarked grave you've located. Look across a battlefield and see all the stories others have contributed about their ancestors who were there. Now add your own!
No matter where you are when a memory comes to mind you can enter in into your family timeline instantly from your phone. If you're visiting grandma and she begins to tell of her childhood, don't lose the opportunity. Turn on the audio or video recorder and preserve it as it happens. Include your own notes, add photos, maps, and even link your family tree. Now share it with family and friends, or the entire world.
As with our website, stories you add by phone in text, audio, or video are matched against all other stories entered by other users. When important elements of the stories such as person, place, time, and event match those of another story you are notified. This amazing feature will help you connect with others whose ancestors may have shared the same life experiences as yours. Most importantly, it doesn't depend on census data or other documentation, but discovers information that may only have survived through the stories of our community members.
You're at a museum and see a photo with the "Indian name" of your ancestor. Take out your phone, shoot a photo of that photo and label it right in the app. Then upload it to your family archive in seconds so you can go on with your day. Maybe your on vacation, reading a roadside memorial and see your ancestor listed. Instantly make the location, take a photo of the memorial, edit the information in your family history right there on your phone, and save it all in seconds. Your site is updated without waiting until you get home.

Make photo galleries and sub-galleries

Upload tons of photos, and drop them into galleries for your stories, family tree, or just so your family and descendants know who everyone is. Use the web clipper to grab images from anywhere on the web.

Gary Sixkiller

Pilot

Add information directly to your photos with free software. Share whatever content you choose on social media.

Adriana Doen

Model

Add information directly to your photos with free software. Share whatever content you choose on social media.

Dan Cloud

Adventurer

Add information directly to your photos with free software. Share whatever content you choose on social media.

Ben Setser

Flute maker

Add information directly to your photos with free software. Share whatever content you choose on social media.

Lynette Hornback

Photographer

Add information directly to your photos with free software. Share whatever content you choose on social media.

Gary Roberts

Mariner

Add information directly to your photos with free software. Share whatever content you choose on social media.

Our mission is to preserve and document the history, culture and genealogy of our Native American heritage.

There is no other cross-tribal site where Native people can preserve exactly what they want to preserve in such a secure manner. This site allows you to preserve your memories, dreams, stories, and life experiences. You create a living archive of your family and tribal history. Access levels range from from completely open to strictly controlled based on your needs.

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