North American Indians
See also: America Before Columbus
r E78.E2 E53 1998x vol. 1 & 2
This two volume set is the definitive reference work on Indians of Pennsylvania and the area. The work includes articles on the history and culture on tribes of the region along with biographies of important Indians. An article discussing the broken treaties with the Indians is included in this work.
Includes two programs: the stories of four heroic Native American leaders, Crazy Horse, Chief Joseph, Geronimo, and Quanah Parker and a comprehensive history of five great Indian nations, dramatically filmed on location.
(DVD) E78.E2 E97 2006x
Explores the history, culture and legacy of the first people of the Woodlands.
Browse the Catalog
For additional titles browse the library catalog under the subjects:
- Indians of North America
- Indians of North America -- Antiquities
- Indians of North America -- Biography
- Indians of North America -- Clothing
- Indians of North America -- Dictionaries
- Indians of North America -- Dwellings
- Indians of North America -- East U S
- Indians of North America -- Encyclopedias
- Indians of North America -- Ethnobotany
- Indians of North America -- Fiction
- Indians of North America -- Folklore
- Indians of North America -- Food
- Indians of North America -- History
- Indians of North America -- Alaska
- Indians of North America -- Arizona
- Indians of North America -- California
- Indians of North America -- Great Lakes Region
- Indians of North America -- Great Plains
- Indians of North America -- Juvenile
- Indians of North America -- Material Culture
- Indians of North America -- Pennsylvania
- Algonquian Indians
- Delaware Indians
- Seneca Indians
- Shawnee Indians
- Woodland Indians
American Indians of the Pacific Northwest
An extensive digital collection from the University of Washington Libraries of original photographs and documents about the Northwest Coast and Plateau Indian cultures (Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana).
Ancient Architects of the Mississippi
A National Park Service website featuring the Native Americans of the lower Mississippi Delta 800 years ago.
Augustana College (Rock Island IL) Library: Native Americans
Photographs taken by John Hauberg of Western Illinois Native Americans, including descendants of the famous warrior, Black Hawk
The land bridge and surrounding unglaciated area that formed the route for human migration from Siberia to America.
Bering Land Bridge National Preserve
a remnant of the land bridge that connected Asia with North America more America. The land bridge itself is now overlain by the Chukchi Sea and the Bering Sea. A National Park Service site.
Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre
Completed in the spring of 1997 by the Government of Yukon, Canada.
- Bering Land Bridge National Preserve
Chumash Indian Life
An online exhibit from the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History about the indigenous native American culture of Southern California north of Los Angeles.
Library of Congress: Edward S. Curtis's "The North American Indian"
This digital collection presents the 2228 illustrations from The North American Indian by Edward S. Curtis, published in 20 volumes from (1907-1930).
Library of Congress: In the Beginning Was the Word
The Russian Church and Native Alaskan Cultures
National Museum of the American Indian
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian celebrated its Grand Opening on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, September 21, 2004.
American Indian History and Culture
Links to information about Native Americans at the Smithsonian Museums from the Encyclopedia Smithsonian.
- American Indian History and Culture
National Park Service: National American Indian Heritage Month
The National Register of Historic Places showcases Historic Properties, National Register Publications, and National Park Units relating to American Indians.
NEA: Native American Booklist
"To mark the 13th anniversary of Native American Heritage Month (November 2008), NEA [National Education Association] has released a recommended reading list that includes titles ranging from such pre-K classics as Mama, Do You Love Me to Tony Hillerman's Joe Leaphorn Series that has been thrilling young (and older) adults for more than a decade."
Oneida Indian Nation
PBS: New Perspectives on the West
Companion web site for the television documentary. Contains biographies of prominent Native Americans, documents of the period (including treaties), historic sites.
University of Oklahoma College of Law: American Indian Tribes/Nations
Links to web sites of American Indian Tribes and Nations.
US Department of the Interior: Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs' mission is to enhance the quality of life, to promote economic opportunity, and to carry out the responsibility to protect and improve the trust assets of American Indians, Indian tribes and Alaska Natives.
WWW Virtual Library: American Indians
Index of Native American Resources on the Internet maintained by Karen M. Strom. Links to oral and written histories, timelines, regional histories.
Allegheny-Kiske Valley: History - Native Peoples
Information on the old Indian town on the Kiskiminetas River, north of Pittsburgh, and on Guyasuta, the leading spirit of the Senecas in this part of the country, and was one of the most powerful chiefs of his time.
Carnegie Museum of Natural History: Alcoa Foundation Hall of American Indians
Alcoa Foundation Hall of American Indians explores Native American cultures in an exhibition organized around their relationships with the natural world. These relationships are illustrated through case studies of societies living in four major geographical areas - the Tlingit of the Northwest Coast, Hopi of the Southwest, Lakota of the Plains, and Iroquois of the Northeast.
Carlisle Indian Industrial School (1879-1918)
A school where Indian children, taken from the reservations, were isolated from tribal influences, and "transformed into white people". Research by Barbara Landis and Genevieve Bell.
The Lenni Lenape Historical Society and Museum of Indian Culture
Located in Allentown, PA and open to the public, the museum serves as a vital bridge for cross-cultural understanding by preserving the Lenape (Delaware) heritage and by utilizing that heritage to promote ecological understanding, and care for the environment.
Learn about the Native Americans who inhabited the land between the Delaware and Hudson Rivers.
Wikipedia: Seneca Nation
Read about the Native Americans who moved from New York down along the Allegheny River.
Powhatan Renape Nation
Find about this neighboring American Indian Nation located at the Rankokus Indian Reservation in Westampton Township, Burlington County, New Jersey.
Seneca Nation of Indians
one of the six tribes of the Iroquois Confederacy who occupy aboriginal lands in New York State set aside by the Treaty of Canandaigua of 1794.
West Virginia Archaeology Index
Information about the various prehistoric native american sites in West Virginia. From the West Virginia State Historic Preservation Office.
West Virginia State Archives: History of Native Americans in West Virginia
Covers early cultures, mound builders and clashes with European settlers.