American Indian Newspapers

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American Indian Newspapers presents the publications of a range of communities, with an extensive list of periodicals produced in the United States and Canada from 1828 to 2016.

Representing a huge variety in style, production and audience, the newspapers include national periodicals as well as local community news and student publications. This digital collection provides research opportunities into a range of subjects from an Indigenous perspective, including the civil rights era and American Indian Movement (AIM), education, environmentalism, land rights and cultural representation.


  • Ak-Chin O’odham Runner (published by the Ak-Chin Indian Community, Maricopa, Arizona)
  • Bacone Indian and the Baconian (published by Bacone College, Muskogee, Oklahoma)
  • Cherokee Phoenix (Cherokee Advocate) and Cherokee Voices (published in Tahlequah, Oklahoma)
  • Hocak Worak (published by the Ho-Chunk Nation, Black River Falls, Wisconsin)
  • Hopi Action News (published by the Hopi Tribe in Hopitutskwa, Arizona)
  • Native Nevadan (published by the Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada)
  • Navajo Times (published in Window Rock, Arizona)
  • Osage News (published in Pawhuska, Oklahoma)
  • Rawhide Press (published by the Spokane Tribe, City of Spokane, Washington)
  • Win Awenen Nisitotung (published by the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan)

Provider: Adam Matthew
Coverage: 1828-2016 (bulk of material from 1970-2016)

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