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American Museum of Natural History: North American Collection
Over 48,000 objects and textiles represent North American Indians from the Arctic and sub-Arctic, the Pacific Northwest, California, the Southwest, the Great Plains, and the Eastern Woodlands
Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties
Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties, compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler, is an historically significant, seven volume compilation of U.S. treaties, laws and executive orders pertaining to Native American Indian tribes. The volumes cover U.S. Government treaties with Native Americans from 1778-1883 (Volume II) and U.S. laws and executive orders concerning Native Americans from 1871-1970 (Volumes I, III-VII). The work was first published in 1903-04 by the U.S. Government Printing Office.
Indian Country Today
Indian Country Today is a daily digital news platform that covers the Indigenous world, including American Indians and Alaska Natives. Indian Country Today is the largest news site that covers tribes and Native people throughout the Americas.
Interactive Map: Loss of Indian Land
This interactive map, produced by University of Georgia historian Claudio Saunt, offers a time-lapse vision of the transfer of Indian land between 1776 and 1887. The project’s source data is a set of maps produced in 1899 by the Bureau of American Ethnology. The B.A.E. was a research unit of the Smithsonian that published and collected anthropological, archaeological, and linguistic research on the culture of North American Indians, as the nineteenth century drew to a close.
Library of Congress Resources
Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian
The North American Indian by Edward S. Curtis is one of the most significant and controversial representations of traditional American Indian culture ever produced. Issued in a limited edition from 1907-1930, the publication continues to exert a major influence on the image of Indians in popular culture. Curtis said he wanted to document "the old time Indian, his dress, his ceremonies, his life and manners."
Images of Indians of North America
The Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division preserves and makes available more than 17,000 pictorial records of native peoples made chiefly by European and Euro- American artists and photographers. Most of these have documentary importance; some are also important to the artistic development of graphic art and photography.
Indians of North America: Selected Resources
This guide is a compilation of many of the resources on the Indians of North America available at the Library of Congress as well as selected resources outside the Library. They are organized by format. The purpose of this guide is to present researchers with selected sources through which they can begin and expand their scope of study of the Indians of North America.
Prints & Photographs Online Catalog
Use the search bar at the top to locate digitized images. Suggested search terms: american indian; north america indian
The American Indian Heritage Foundation Resources