Native Americans

Introduction

This pathfinder is a partial list of materials available to assist in beginning a research project about Native Americans. It is arranged by broad categories commonly required for assignments.

Books

The Trail of Tears: The Story of the Cherokee Removal by Dan Elish (JUV 973 El4 )

The Long Walk: The Story of the Navajo Captivity by Raymond Bial (JUV 970.5 Bi4)

The World of the American Indian ( 970.004 Wo89)

The Native Amerians: The Indigenous People of North America (970.004 Na2)

The Illustrated Native American Profiles by Gene Machamer (970 Ma11)

American Indian: Traditions and Ceremonies by Karen Berman (970.004 Be4)

Native American Dance: Ceremonies and Social Traditions ( 970 Na21)

The Encyclopedia of North American Indians ( 970 En1)

American Indian Biographies (JUV books are in alphabetical order by name)

The American Indians (970 Am1)

Lifeways (JUV 970.1 Bi47)

Native American Internet Guide by Martha Rose Crow (REF 004.67 Cr87)

Search catalog under alphabetical subject using "Indians of North America".Also search catalog under tribal names such as Cherokee, Choctaw, Quapaw, Sioux.

 

Online Reference Sources

Kids Search (up to 5th grade) - Search using the name of the tribe you are researching.

Student Research Center (5th grade and up) - Search using the name of the tribe you are researching.

Gale Discovering Collection - Search using the name of the tribe you are researching to locate images, biographies and more.

History Reference - Search using the name of the tribe you are researching to locate books and journals articles.

Ebscohost - Select some or all of the following subdatabases: Middle Search Plus, Academic Search Elite, MasterFile Premiere. Search using the name of the tribe you are researching to locate books and journals articles.

American History - Covers American history from 1350 to the present with primary and secondary sources, biographies, e-books and teacher resources.

 

Internet Links

Encyclopedia of Arkansas
http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/

Kids and Family Fun - Famous Arkansans
http://www.arkansaskids.com/famous/
List of famous Arkansans with biographical information.

 

Videos and DVD

The Native Americans (videorecording) (970.004 Na2)

The Way West (DVD) (978.02 Wa36)