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Documents of American Indian diplomacy : treaties, agreements, and conventions, 1775-1979 Print: KF8202 1999
Treaties between the United States of America and the several Indian tribes, from 1778 to 1837. Fiche: EBD W102-24
List of Indian Treaties: Memorandum and Accompanying Information. [1778-1880 with References to U. S. Statutes] (1964) Y 4.In8/14:In2/11
- American Indian
Multimedia encyclopedia: "From pre-European contact to the early 20th century--the history, culture, words and images, legends and leaders of the United States, Canada and Northern Mexico." Print: E76.2A425 1995
- American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. (Annotated copy with notes on microfilm collections held in Government Information.) Print: GS4.17/3:Am3i
- American State Papers (Print and Online version at link)
- Annual Report / Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
See the Index below.
- Bulletin / Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology
See the Index below.
- A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation
This American Memory collection includes browseable, searchable versions of official documents from early congresses. The portions of the House and Senate Journals, Senate Executive Journal, Annals of Congress, the Congressional Serial Set, Statutes at Large, and Maclay's Journal are now online. In addition, the collection contains materials from the Continental Congress, including Journals of the Continental Congress, Elliot's Debates, and Farrand's Records. The documents are available in both image and text format. Additions include:
- Correspondence on the emigration of Indians, 1831-33
(Forced relocations under the Removal Act of 1830--4 Stat. 411.)
- Indian Land Cessions in the United States
This site "indicates the number and location of each cession by or reservation for the Indian tribes from the organization of the Federal Government to and including 1894, together with descriptions of the tracts so ceded or reserved, the date of the treaty, law or executive order governing the same, the name of the tribe or tribes affected thereby, and historical data and references bearing thereon." With 67 maps.
- Early American Indian Documents: Treaties and Laws, 1607-1789 KF8202 1979
- Guide to American Indian documents in the Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1899 KF8201.A1 J63
- Handbook of North American Indians SI 1.20/2:
- Indian tribal claims: decided in the Court of Claims of the United States, briefed and compiled to June 30, 1947 KF8208.A52 S6
- Iroquois Indians: A Documentary History of the Diplomacy of the Six Nations and Their League; Guide to the Microfilm Collection. Z1210 I7I76 1985 Microfilm 4203 (Ask at the desk for reels of film)
- Native Americans and the New Deal microform collection
- North American Indians on CD-ROM E77 N65 1990 (Office) (Full text of classic titles)
- Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs: Classified Files, 1907-1939 microform collection
Electronic Versions of Treaties and Laws
Affairs: Volume I (Laws, Compiled to Dec. 1, 1902);Volume II
(Treaties, 1778-1883);Volume III (Laws, Compiled to Dec. 1,
Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904. Hosted by the Oklahoma State University Library.
- American Indian Data Tables
- American Indian History and Culture
This is a collection of links to resources from the Smithsonian Institution.
An index to anthropological literature published in 700 journals provides bibliographic citations useful in the research of historic Native American cultures.
on North American Indians, for K-12
"This bibliography, compiled by the Anthropology Outreach Office of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, is a response to these and other teachers' concerns about choosing culturally sensitive and historically accurate books for children about American Indians and Alaska Natives."
of Publications of the Bureau of American Ethnology : with
Index to Authors and Titles
Bureau of Ethnology Bulletin 200. (End of Series) This is a complete listing of Bureau of American Ethnology publications from 1877 to 1971. It includes Annual reports, Bulletins, Contributions to North American Ethnology, Publications of the Institute of Social Anthropology,and miscellaneous publications. Material included in this bibliography available in Government Information.
- Bureau of Indian Affairs (U.S. Department of the Interior)
This site includes a list of Federally Recognized Tribes, statistics, reports, lists of tribal leaders, bills and laws relating to Indian affairs, and other information.
- Documents Pertaining to the Interior Board of Indian Appeals (IBIA)
- Guide to Tracing Your American Indian Ancestry
- Indian Entities Recognized and Eligible to Receive Services From the US BIA
- Tribal Leaders Directory
Recognized American Indian Tribes of the United States:
The American Indian Heritage Foundation provides a directory of tribes. Access is by region and state within a region. Entries include tribal name, name of the tribal leader, address, and telephone and/or fax numbers. Note that the tribal entries are arranged by federal designation. These federal designations may not match the name commonly used by the tribe.
- Genealogical Resources
- Crow Census 1885, 1900, 1910, 1930
T his resource, put together by the Library at Little Big Horn College, provides name and family information.
- CU-Boulder and Local Area Genealogical Resources
This page provides information on doing genealogical research in the Boulder area. Some web resources are also included.
- Tracing Indian Ancestry
This page from the Bureau of Indian Affairs provides information on how to conduct research and how to pursue tribal enrollment.
- Indian Health
This page offers online publications such as Trends in Indian Health, Regional Differences in Indian Health, and other titles.
- Native American Ethnobotany Database
"The database -- which contains 44,000 items representing the medicinal uses of 4,029 species from 243 different plant families by 291 different native American groups " can be searched by keywords.
- National Archeological Database includes:
- Report Query for bibliographic citations of over 350,000 reports on archeological investigation and planning
- Guidance on compliance with the Native American Grave Protection And Repatriation Act
- Maps displaying archaeological and environmental data at the state/country level
- National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
- Native American Records
- NARA Archival Research Catalog
The online catalog of NARA's nationwide holdings in the Washington, DC area, Regional Archives and Presidential Libraries. You can perform a keyword, digitized image and location search. ARC's advanced functionalities also allow you to search by organization, person, or topic.
- National Museum of the American Indian
This museum is "dedicated to the preservation, study, and exhibition of the life, languages, literature, history, and arts of Native Americans. Established by an act of Congress in 1989, the museum works in collaboration with the Native peoples of the Western Hemisphere to protect and foster their cultures by reaffirming traditions and beliefs, encouraging contemporary artistic expression, and empowering the Indian voice."
- Native American Constitution
and Law Digitization Project
A cooperative project of the University of Oklahoma Law Library and the National Indian Law Library. Provides access to Constitutions, Tribal Codes, and other legal documents. "Tribal constitutions and codes are the heart of self-government for over 500 federally recognized tribes, and are the lifeblood of Indian sovereignty."
- Native American Rights Fund
This site provides information about NARF activities, history, cases, newsletters, journals, links to tribal information.
- National Indian Law Library. Their catalog information about Indian Tribal Codes in their collection are available.
- Native American
Technology and Art
This site looks at clothing, metallurgy, pottery, and other aspects of Native American technology.
Web Site Evaluation
"The purpose of this Web page is to provide some guidelines useful for evaluating and identifying Web sites that contain accurate information and that are not exploitative of American Indians."
- Index of Native American Resources on the Internet
- Native American Sites
- Tribal Court Clearinghouse
This site features codes and constitutions, law review articles, overviews of legal issues, news, court opinions from the Supreme Court and tribal courts, links to Native web sites, and other information. "The Tribal Court Clearinghouse is designed as a resource for tribal justice systems and others involved in the enhancement of justice in Indian country."
- The West
Web page for the PBS series includes timelines, biographies, and full text primary source documents.