Algonquian Indians of North Carolina, Inc.

Welcome to the website of the Algonquian Indians of North Carolina, Inc. a 501 C 3 Approved Private Non-Profit Organization. We are comprised of people who are genealogically descended from the original historic Roanoke-Hatteras (Croatan) Indians of Dare County, North Carolina and Mattamuskeet Indians of Hyde County, North Carolina. We are dedicated to keeping alive the heritage and culture of our ancestors, for the benefit of our members and the community at large. Historically, our tribes were known for fishing, hunting and farming. Click here to read and learn more about our community.


Our website is being redesigned! Take a look around and learn more about the Roanoke-Hatteras and Machapunga-Mattamuskeet tribes. Information for both tribes can be found in the top menu for visitors and members.

Mission Statement

The Algonquian Indians of North Carolina, Inc. is a private non-private organization designed to preserve the history and culture of the Roanoke and Hatteras Indians of Dare County and the Mattamuskeet Indians of Hyde County and the adjacent sandy islands.

Tribal History of the Roanoke-Hatteras

“The People of the Coast" are a part of a group of Indians known as the Carolina Algonkians, the name “Algonkians” taken from their language group. They were the southern most speakers of the eastern Algonkian language, distributed from the Neuse River in North Carolina to the maritime provinces of Canada. Read more

Tribal Culture

Today Concept
Indian people generally live each day as it comes. Plans for tomorrow are left until the future becomes the present. To be occupied with things and events too far into the future is to invite trouble and threatening influence for those future plans. Read more about tribal culture

Tribal Council

Please click here to view the tribal council members.

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