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Indigenous Peoples: North America

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Summary

Enabling exploration of the political, social, and cultural history of Native Peoples from the 16th century well into the 20th century, Indigenous Peoples: North America illustrates the fabric of the North American story with unprecedented depth and breadth. Comprehensive yet personal, the collection covers the history of American Indian tribes and supporting organizations meeting a need for historical researchers. Indigenous Peoples: North America will provide a robust, diverse, and appealing search experience and enable intelligent inquiry into the culture and heritage of indigenous people.

Indigenous Peoples: North America is sourced from both American and Canadian Institutions, as well as direct-from-source from newspapers from various tribes and Indian-related organizations. The collection also features Indigenous language materials, including dictionaries, Bibles, and primers.

Topics of interest include trade and communication, arctic exploration and tribes, the Iroquois Confederation, Canadian Catholic indian missions, Indian removal, Indian Wars and the frontier army, establishment of Canadian Indian and Aboriginal Department, Indian delegations and Indian-Federal relations, Canadian Indian treaty policy, government boarding and missionary schools and curricula, Dawes Severalty and the allotment system, dances and festivals, Alaskan Indian policies, Indian languages and linguistics, assimilation and the Indian New Deal, relocation, termination, and the Indian Claims Commission, water and fishing rights, civil rights, radicalism, and poverty, and the American Indian movement.

Detailed Overview

Enabling exploration of the political, social, and cultural history of Native Peoples from the 16th century well into the 20th century, Indigenous Peoples: North America illustrates the fabric of the North American story with unprecedented depth and breadth. Comprehensive yet personal, the collection covers the history of American Indian tribes and supporting organizations meeting a need for historical researchers. Indigenous Peoples: North America will provide a robust, diverse, and appealing search experience and enable intelligent inquiry into the culture and heritage of indigenous people.

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"…Indigenous Peoples: North America brings together an immense an important body of primary source archival documents from important sources like the US Department of the Interior, missions, and manuscripts collections. It is cross-searchable with Gale Artemis: Primary Sources collections. Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above."

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