U.S. Government Information for American Indian Studies: Home

Includes government information resources to locate statistics, legal documents, genealogy records and the history of Haskell Indian National University.

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Introduction

There are many and varied government information resources available to you as you study and research American Indian history and culture, as well as current issues facing by American Indians.  This guide is designed as a starting point  by providing links to specific publications as well as government wesites, free resources, licensed databases and other relevant guides.

Your are welcome to contact me for additional assistance by phone and email.  I am also availabe for scheduled one-on-one onsultation.

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Resources use different subject terms for research of Indians of North America, Native North Americans, First Nations or Indigenous people.  It is usually acceptable and crossed referenced to use either the term American Indians or Native Americans.

Resources are also dedicated to individual tribes which may have variant spellings or names. Example: Navajo (formerly Navaho) is also called Diné.

When searching by keyword in full text documents and resources keep in mind that some resources use terms which are now considered unacceptable.

Government Information Services Coordinator

Carmen Orth-Alfie
Contact:
University of Kansas Libraries
Watson Library
(785) 864-8929

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Tracey Boswell, Scholar Services Practicum Student, Emporia State University

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