Welcome to our Georgia State Facts section, part of an educational project
designed to provide information about indigenous people in different U.S. states.
Follow the links to the right of our tribal map for more information about the language, culture and history
of each Georgia tribe, or scroll below the map for Georgia Indian activities including a wordsearch,
fact sheets for kids about each tribe, and worksheets teaching words from the different Native American languages
of Georgia. Feel free to print any of these materials out for classroom use!
American Indians in Georgia
The original natives of the area that is now Georgia included:
There are no federally recognized Indian tribes in Georgia today.
Georgia's Native American tribes were evicted from the state during the 19th century, despite a Supreme Court ruling that it was unconstitutional to
force them to leave. Most tribes that once were native to Georgia ended up on Indian reservations in Oklahoma.
If you click on the link for each tribe above, you can find more information about them.
Of course, some native people remained behind in hiding. There are three tribes in Georgia which are recognized by the state
as descendants of those people:
The Cherokee Indians of Georgia:
PO Box 337
St. George, GA 31646