Information Sources About Native Americans

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Information Sources About Native Americans

Researching Native Americans?  Here are some potential sources.


Chief Joseph: Nez Perce Leader
Crazy Horse
Tecumseh: A Life
The Lance and the Shield: The Life and Times of Sitting Bull


1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
500 Nations: An Illustrated History of North American Indians
The Earth Shall Weep: A History of Native America
In the Hands of the Great Spirit: The 20,000-Year History of American Indians
The Native Americans: An Illustrated History


Native American Cooking: Foods of the Southwest Indian Nations
Everyday Life of the North American Indians
Life in the Pueblos
Women in American Indian Society
This Land Was Theirs: A Study of North American Indians
Native Universe: Voices of Indian America


Mysteries of the Ancient Americas: The New World Before Columbus
Search for the First Americans
Ancient Pueblo Peoples

Native White Relations

Native American Testimony: A Chronicle of Indian-White Relations from Prophecy to the Present, 1492-1992
Federal Indian Policy
That All People May Be One People, Send Rain to Wash the Face of the Earth


Native American Worldviews: An Introduction

Photographic Records

Spirit Capture: Photographs from the National Museum of the American Indian

If you cannot find the suggested books, please see the librarian for suggestions or to get books from other branches of the DC Public Library.

Some Websites About Native Americans

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