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E-Resources for Native American Studies

Four centuries of history, from early contact to the modern era, are featured in this resource. Coverage includes peoples of North and Central America; materials include manuscripts, illustrations, newspapers, books, photos and maps. Cross-searchable with the American West database.

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Related Subjects: Native American Studies, History & Primary Resources, History of Science, Geography & GIS
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American Indian Newspapers offers a diverse collection of print journalism from Indigenous peoples of the US and Canada. Resources include national periodicals as well as local community news and student publications. This collection is also bi-lingual and features editions in Indigenous-languages, such as Hawaiian, Cherokee and Navajo. Subjects covered include the self-determination era and American Indian Movement (AIM), education, language revitalization, environmentalism, tribal laws, public health and welfare, and rights and cultural representation from an Indigenous perspective. This resource has been developed with the permission and contribution of the newspaper publishers and Tribal Councils concerned.

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Related Subjects: History & Primary Resources, Newspapers & Magazines, Native American Studies
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Included in ProQuest's History Vault database, this resource consists of a large variety of collections from the U.S. National Archives, a series of collections from the Chicago History Museum, as well as selected first-hand accounts of interactions between the U.S. Army and American Indian tribes in the west.

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Related Subjects: History & Primary Resources, Native American Studies
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Covers Native North American history, life, and culture from the Human Relations Area Files (HRAF). Materials indexed include the cumulative eight volumes of the Ethnographic Bibliography of North America, books, journal articles, essays, conference papers, dissertations and U.S. government documents. This database was formerly known as Bibliography of Native North Americans.

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Related Subjects: Anthropology, Performing Arts, Native American Studies, Fine Arts, History
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Provides access to materials that cover early encounters between the indigenous population of North America and the rest of the world from 1534 to 1850. This collection focuses on present-day Canada and the United States with limited coverage of Mexico. Resources include letters, diaries, memoirs, and illustrations. The collection provides unique perspectives from all of the protagonists, including traders, enslaved peoples, missionaries, soldiers, native peoples, and officials. Highlights include John James Audubon's Birds of America and George Catlin's early illustrations capturing the traditions and customs of various North American tribes.

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Related Subjects: Anthropology, Native American Studies, History & Primary Resources
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Ethnic NewsWatch provides access to full-text newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press, providing researchers access to essential, often overlooked perspectives. Subject coverage includes culture, religion, independent press, and ethnic studies. The database also contains Ethnic NewsWatch: A History, which provides historical coverage of Native American, African American, and Hispanic American periodicals from 1959-1989.

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Related Subjects: African & African American Studies, Fine Arts, Native American Studies, Sociology, History & Primary Resources, Newspapers & Magazines
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A digital collection of primary source documents covering the lives of immigrants and Indigenous peoples in various European and colonial frontier regions of North America, Africa, and Australasia. Topics covered include land and property, women's history, religion, the natural world, warfare, health and medicine, family, business and trade, agriculture, arts and entertainment, politics, and more. Resources include correspondence, diaries, government papers, business records, land transactions, legal documents, speeches, books and pamphlets.

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Related Subjects: History & Primary Resources, Native American Studies
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Indian Claims Insight allows researchers to understand and analyze Native American migration and forced resettlement throughout U.S. history, U.S. Government Indian removal policies, and subsequent actions to address Native American claims against the U.S. Government. This collection includes congressional publications, treaties, maps, and docket materials for all Indian Claims Commission cases, as well as cases that preceded and followed the existence of the commission.

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Related Subjects: Government Information, Native American Studies, Law, History & Primary Resources, Geography & GIS
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With nearly 3,900 titles and more than 2.3 million total pages dedicated to indigenous American life and law, this library includes an expansive archive of treaties, federal statutes and regulations, federal case law, tribal codes, constitutions, and jurisprudence. This library also features rare compilations edited by Felix S. Cohen. This database was formerly known as American Indian Law Collection.

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Related Subjects: Law, Native American Studies, History & Primary Resources
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Provides full text plays from American Indian and First Nation playwrights of the 20th century. More than half of the works are previously unpublished, and hard to find, representing groups such as Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Pembina Chippewa, Ojibway, Comanche, Cree, Navajo, Rappahannock, and others.

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North American Indian Thought and Culture is a database on indigenous peoples from all areas of North America. This collection presents the life stories and historical events of American Indians and Canadian First Peoples as told in their own words. Resources include autobiographies, biographies, Indian publications, oral histories, personal writings, photographs, drawings, and audio files. Biographies include works on Quanah Parker, Dennis Banks, Susan La Flesche Picotte, Crowfoot, Peter Pitchlynn, Sacajawea, Black Elk, Standing Buffalo, and others.

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