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TitleWho are the Lamanites?
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1968
AuthorsCowan, Richard O.
MagazineThe Instructor
Issue Number5
Date PublishedMay 1968
KeywordsGenealogy; Lamanite

The history of the term Lamanite is traced through the scriptures. "The 'Lamanite' nation, which was preserved, included descendants not only of Laman and Lemuel, but also of Nephi and his righteous brethren." A helpful chart shows the intermingling of family lines.