Welcome First Nations and Indigenous people of Maryland and all visitors

Mayis, “path,” “to go on,” is a database of records related to the Chesapeake region’s Indigenous Peoples. Browse our alphabetical index of terms about Tribal peoples and places found in our current database of Maryland government documents. Many Indigenous terms are found in documents with different spellings. Select the first term listed on the left to see all related spellings in the search results. If you select an alternative spelling, you’ll see only that spelling across all of our records.

The focus of our first project phase covers the years 1632-1800.

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TermAlternate Spellings
Ababco (35)
Ababcoe
Ababcon
Ababcos (1)
Ababeves
Ababsco
Abaco
Abanvo
Abapco
Babcoe
Accokeek (30)
Accochick (1)
Accocick (1)
Accockich
Accokick (13)
Accokicke
Accomack (70)
Acamock
Acamok
Accamack (2)
Accomac (14)
Accomacke (2)
Accomaek
Accomake
Ackamack (1)
Acomacke
Akamack
Aquamack
Achnaetsachawey (2)
Acquia (1)
Acquio
Acquintica (3)
Acquaintica
Adack (1)
Adirondacks (5)
Aruadacks
Arundacks
Orundacks
Adondareecha (3)
Adondareechaa (1)
Adondarirhaa (1)
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