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"The month of November is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people." - National Congress of American Indians
Events and Studies in U.S. History
Events and Studies in the U.S. South
Biographies, Autobiographies, and Memoirs
Fiction, Poetry, Oratory, and Folktales
Indigenous Peoples: North America
Primary source archive of materials documenting the cultural, political and social history of Native Peoples of North America from the seventeenth into the twentieth century.
National Museum of the American Indian
"The NMAI cares for one of the world's most expansive collections of Native artifacts, including objects, photographs, archives, and media covering the entire Western Hemisphere, from the Arctic Circle to Tierra del Fuego."
Native American Heritage Month - U.S. Government
"This Web portal is a collaborative project of the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and U.S. National Archives and Records Administration."
Native American History - NARA
"The National Archives holds hundreds of thousands of U.S. Government records relating to Native Americans, from as early as 1774 through the mid-1990s. These include every treaty signed with Native Americans, records from the Indian Schools, Indian Census Rolls, and Bureau of Indian Affairs records."
Native American Resources - Library of Virginia
"As the original inhabitants and caretakers of the land known today as Virginia, the influence of indigenous communities on the land, history, and culture of the commonwealth over the last 12,000 or more years cannot be understated."
Loula West Cases, 1905 - 1907
"Help us transcribe papers filed in proceedings relating to multiracial children seeking enrollment as Choctaw or Chickasaw Citizens by Blood. These "Loula West Cases" generally include the names of all applicants and their attorneys, general genealogical material, a summary of papers filed and proceedings held, the decision of the Commission, actions taken by the Secretary of the Interior, and references to related cases."
Newberry Transcribe - American Indians & Indigenous Peoples
"Unlock the past! Transcribe letters and diaries to help with historical research."
Playlist for Native American Heritage Month
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