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Beginning Research

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Introduction to recent scholarship "Historigraphy and Major Issues . . ." pp. 269-284 In American Indians in the Early West Stanford only

BASIC HANDBOOKS, SURVEYS, ENCYCLOPEDIAS Handbook of North American Indians; Encyclopedia of American Indian History ; American Indians in the Early West Stanford only; Treaties with American Indians: an encyclopedia of rights, conflicts, and sovereignty Stanford only; Cambridge History of the Native Peoples of America Stanford only; Hoxie, F. (1995) "Native Peoples of the Americas" in vol. 2 of  The American Historical Association's Guide To Historical Literature, 3rd ed Stanford
 only; and many more

IDENTIFY articles and other citations in America History and Life Stanford only; Bibliography of Native North Americans Stanford only

HISTORIOGRAPHY Indigenizing the academy: transforming scholarship and empowering communities (2004); Natives and academics: researching and writing about American Indians (1998); So You Want to Write about American Indians?

READ American Indian Quarterly, Wicazo Sa Review, News from Native California, and other e-journals Stanford only; fulltext independent and tribal publications of Indian nations in Ethnic Newswatch Stanford only; three microform collections contain the text of about 350 Native American periodicals (through about 1981). The individual titles that comprise these sets should be listed in Socrates. There is a cumulative alphabetical listing of titles.

SEARCH  mainstream news coverage of native issues; Editorializing "the Indian problem": the New York Times on Native Americans, 1860-1900; historical news coverage in:

RESEARCH NA primary source material at Stanford

IDENTIFY US federal congressional materials and legislative histories from 1789 to the present in Congressional Universe Stanford only

EXPLORE the internet:

The Multicultural West: Indigenous Peoples, Conquest and Resistance (WSU)
Native American Sites (Native American Library Association)
NativeWeb. Gateway to information sources on native peoples worldwide. 
Center for World Indigenous Studies
Code Talk
. All of the federal agencies who operate Native American programs have sponsored an information- sharing network for, and about, Native Americans


selection of other sites
California Indian Library Collections
List of Native American Indian Tribes and Languages
Mending the Circle: A Native American Repatriation Guide from the American Indian Ritual Object Repatriation Foundation
Muwekma Ohlone Indian Tribe
North American Indian Thought and Culture contains over 119,000 pages of text and images. Included are biographies, auto-biographies, personal narratives, speeches, diaries, letters, and oral histories Stanford only


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