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It is difficult to define the term "minority" since everyone at one time or another finds themselves in the minority in some way. In genealogy, however, the term usually refers to an ethnic group, race, or religion representing a small percentage of the population in a given locality. Given that definition, Idaho has had, and continues to have, several minorities within its boundaries.  
 
It is difficult to define the term "minority" since everyone at one time or another finds themselves in the minority in some way. In genealogy, however, the term usually refers to an ethnic group, race, or religion representing a small percentage of the population in a given locality. Given that definition, Idaho has had, and continues to have, several minorities within its boundaries.  
  
 
=== Ethnic Groups in Idaho  ===
 
=== Ethnic Groups in Idaho  ===
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*[[African American Resources for Idaho]]
  
 
*American Indians -- Several tribes of American Indians have lived or still live within the borders of Idaho. See [[Indians of Idaho|Indians of Idaho]] for additional information.
 
*American Indians -- Several tribes of American Indians have lived or still live within the borders of Idaho. See [[Indians of Idaho|Indians of Idaho]] for additional information.
  
 
*Basques -- There is a sizeable presence of Basques in southwestern Idaho. They have an excellent [http://www.basquemuseum.com/ museum and cultural center] in Boise.
 
*Basques -- There is a sizeable presence of Basques in southwestern Idaho. They have an excellent [http://www.basquemuseum.com/ museum and cultural center] in Boise.
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:Bieter, Pat, ''The Basques in Idaho'' (Boise, Idaho : Idaho State Historical Society, [197?] {{FHL|199916|item|disp=FHL book 979.6 F2bb}}  
 
:Bieter, Pat, ''The Basques in Idaho'' (Boise, Idaho : Idaho State Historical Society, [197?] {{FHL|199916|item|disp=FHL book 979.6 F2bb}}  
 
:McCullough, Flavina Maria, ''The Basques in the Northwest : a Dissertatoin'' (San Francisco, CA : R and E Research Assocaites, 1974) {{FHL|256760|item|disp=FHL book 979 A1 no. 3}}
 
:McCullough, Flavina Maria, ''The Basques in the Northwest : a Dissertatoin'' (San Francisco, CA : R and E Research Assocaites, 1974) {{FHL|256760|item|disp=FHL book 979 A1 no. 3}}
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*Chinese and Japanese -- For information regarding these groups in Idaho see [http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Ethnic_Groups_of_Idaho Ethnic Groups of Idaho] at Ancestry.com
 
*Chinese and Japanese -- For information regarding these groups in Idaho see [http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Ethnic_Groups_of_Idaho Ethnic Groups of Idaho] at Ancestry.com
  
Histories and records of a few ethnic groups are listed in the Place-names Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:  
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*Latin American
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Histories and records of a few ethnic groups are listed in the Place-names Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:  
  
 
:IDAHO - MINORITIES
 
:IDAHO - MINORITIES
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=== Bibliography  ===
 
=== Bibliography  ===
  
*''Native American Genealogical Sourcebook'' (Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1995) {{FHL|722558|item|disp=FHL book 970.1 B991n}}.)
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*''Native American Genealogical Sourcebook'' (Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1995) {{FHL|722558|item|disp=FHL book 970.1 B991n}}
  
*Smith, Jessie C., editor. ''Ethnic Genealogy: A Research Guide''. (Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1983) {{FHL|355528|item|disp=FHL book 973 D27sj.)}}
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*Smith, Jessie C., editor. ''Ethnic Genealogy: A Research Guide''. (Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1983) {{FHL|355528|item|disp=FHL book 973 D27sj}}
  
 
*Thernstrom, Stephen, editor. ''Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups'' (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1980) {{FHL|350459|item|disp=FHL fiche 6051321; book 973 F2ha}}
 
*Thernstrom, Stephen, editor. ''Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups'' (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1980) {{FHL|350459|item|disp=FHL fiche 6051321; book 973 F2ha}}
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It is difficult to define the term "minority" since everyone at one time or another finds themselves in the minority in some way. In genealogy, however, the term usually refers to an ethnic group, race, or religion representing a small percentage of the population in a given locality. Given that definition, Idaho has had, and continues to have, several minorities within its boundaries.

Ethnic Groups in Idaho[edit | edit source]

  • American Indians -- Several tribes of American Indians have lived or still live within the borders of Idaho. See Indians of Idaho for additional information.
  • Basques -- There is a sizeable presence of Basques in southwestern Idaho. They have an excellent museum and cultural center in Boise.
Bieter, Pat, The Basques in Idaho (Boise, Idaho : Idaho State Historical Society, [197?] FHL book 979.6 F2bb
McCullough, Flavina Maria, The Basques in the Northwest : a Dissertatoin (San Francisco, CA : R and E Research Assocaites, 1974) FHL book 979 A1 no. 3
  • Chinese and Japanese -- For information regarding these groups in Idaho see Ethnic Groups of Idaho at Ancestry.com
  • Latin American

Histories and records of a few ethnic groups are listed in the Place-names Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:

IDAHO - MINORITIES
IDAHO - HISTORY

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

  • Native American Genealogical Sourcebook (Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1995) FHL book 970.1 B991n
  • Smith, Jessie C., editor. Ethnic Genealogy: A Research Guide. (Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1983) FHL book 973 D27sj
  • Thernstrom, Stephen, editor. Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1980) FHL fiche 6051321; book 973 F2ha