Indigenous Peoples of North America enables the exploration of the political, social, and cultural history of native peoples from the 16th century well into the 20th century. Comprehensive yet personal, the collection covers the history of American Indian tribes and supporting organizations. It provides a robust and diverse search experience, facilitating intelligent inquiry into the culture and heritage of indigenous people.
Sourced from American and Canadian institutions, newspapers from various tribes and Indian-related organizations, manuscripts, drawings and sketches, photographs, maps, periodicals, monographs, reports, legal materials, organizational records, and population census records. The collection also features indigenous-language materials, including dictionaries, bibles, and primers.
A sampling of tribes and communities covered:
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This collection can also be searched on Gale Primary Sources, an integrated platform that combines Gale’s digital archives into a single cross-searchable interface.
Coverage: 16th-20th centuries