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Databases by Subject: American Indian Studies

Major Indexes


Find articles and book reviews from anthropology journals of the American Anthropological Association.

Bibliography of Native North Americans

Find citations to books, articles, and government documents about indigenous peoples of North America, covering the 1500s to the present.

North American Indian Thought and Culture

Includes biographies, auto-biographies, personal narratives, speeches, diaries, letters, and oral histories on indigenous peoples from all areas of North America.

Additional Indexes

American Indian Movement and Native American Radicalism

A searchable archival collection of FBI files kept from 1968 to 1979 on the American Indian Movement (AIM), including documentation from the 1973 Wounded Knee Stand-off.

Anthropology Plus

Provides indexing of journal articles, reports, and obituaries in the fields of social, cultural, and interdisciplinary studies from early 19th century to the present.

Archive Explorer

Searches across all Adam Matthew Digital Collections that the library has purchased, including American Indian Histories and Cultures, The American West, China: Culture and Society, China: Trade, Politics and Culture, Confidential Print: Middle East, Defining Gender, Foreign Office Files for China, Foreign Office Files India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, Perdita Manuscripts, Virginia Company Archives.


Provides indexing of many Congressional publications, including Hearings, Committee Prints, Reports, Documents and Congressional Research Service Reports, from 1789 to the present.

Ethnic Newswatch

Find articles from newspapers, magazines and journals from ethnic, minority and native presses from 1960 to the present.

Ethnographic Video Online

Find streaming online videos of classic and contemporary documentaries, previously unpublished footage from anthropologists and ethnographers, field recordings, select feature films, and indigenous media.

Historical Chicago Tribune

Includes full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue of this major midwestern US newspaper.

Historical Newspapers-ProQuest (New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Atlanta Constitution, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post)

Find historical United States newspapers including the Atlanta Constitution, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and Washington Post.

Historical Washington Post

Includes full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue of this major newspaper from the Nation's capital. Provides a unique perspective of US politics and government.

North American Indian Drama

Database of full-text plays that are browsable and searchable. Also includes the Native Playwrights' Newsletter, containing original essays, articles, photographs, interviews, reviews, and production information related to the plays. From early 1900s to the present.