Subject Guides


Native American Studies


Newspapers/Periodicals

Akwesasne Notes (MICROFILM E75.A34 v.8-v.11 1976-1979 and MICROFICHE E75.A34 v.16 no.1 1984-v.23 no.3 1992.) "Official publication of the Mohawk Nation at Akwesasne (People of the Longhouse) and contains Longhouse News, the official publication of the Mohawk Nation at Kanawake."

Collections

Applegate Papers. 3 reels (MICROFILM F 881.A67 1900a). Correspondence of Oregon pioneers connected with O. C. Applegate, especially concerning the Modoc Indian War.

Boas Collection Materials. 5 reels (MICROFILM E99.A86 B7 1985). Reel 43. Field notes in California Athabascan languages / Pliny E. Goddard -- Hupa materials / Pliny E. Goddard -- Kato materials / Pliny E. Goddard -- Reel 44. Kato materials / Pliny E. Goddard (cont. from reel 43) -- Tolowa field notes / Pliny E. Goddard -- Wailaki field notes / Pliny E. Goddard -- Reel 45. Wailaki field notes / Pliny E. Goddard (cont. from reel 44) -- Mattole materials / Pliny E. Goddard -- Chilula field notes (Redwood creek) / Pliny E. Goddard -- Chilula field notes / Pliny E. Goddard -- Nongatl field notes ("Pete" tribe) / Pliny E. Goddard -- Reel 46. Nongatl field notes ("Pete" tribe) / Pliny E. Goddard (cont. from reel 45) -- Reel 47. Nongatl field notes ("Pete" tribe) / Pliny E. Goddard (cont. from reel 46) -- Sinkyone field notes / Pliny E. Goddard -- Whilkut field notes / Pliny E. Goddard -- Apache (Chiricaua, Lipan, and Jicarilla) morphological lexicon / Pliny E. Goddard -- Kalapuya songs / Franz Boas -- Kathlamet field notes / Franz Boas -- Field notes on Chinookan and Salishan languages and Gitamat (Kwakiutl) Molala (Sapahtian) and Masset (Haida) / Franz Boas

The Beynon Manuscript. 4 reels (MICROFILM E99.T8 B49 1980). The collection, now preserved at Columbia University, was transcribed by William Beynon, abstracted and arranged by Franz Boas, and consists of Tsimshian history, ethnography, and literature. Finding aid: guide on reel 1.

Cayuse Indian War. 2 reels (MICROFILM F 880.O736 1954). Provisional Government. Adjutant General. File A., documents 1-1127.

Diary of John Gregory Bourke. 10 reels (MICROFILM F 811.B68 1965). 126 volumes covering Bourke's service on the western frontier, November 20, 1872 - Mar 9, 1895. An account of military activity with northern plains Indians and Apaches of the southwest. Native cultures and customs are detailed through journal entries, newspaper clippings and ledger drawings.

Human Relations Area Files (HRAF). This set contains over 4,000,000 pages of scholarly ethnographic texts on world societies, including such topics as sex roles, child care, and treatment of the elderly in various cultures. Indexes and other finding aids, as well as assistance in using HRAF, may be found in the Reference Department of the Knight Library.

Klamath, Modoc and Yahooskin: Dkt. no. 100 (Ind. Cls. Comm.) / National Archives ; Bureau of Indian Affairs. 5 reels (MICROFILM E99.K7 K58 1960z). Assembled by firm of Wilkinson, Boyden, Cragun and Barker for use in litigation before Indian Claims Commission, docket 100, 1965-1970, and cited in Stern, The Klamath Tribe (1966).

Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs (California), 1824-81. 23 reels. (MICROFILM E93.L57 1959). Finding aid: Guide, published in 1966, covers base set (reels 1-962), includes indexes (REFERENCE E93.L57 1959).

Letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-81: Oregon Superintendency, 1842-1880. 24 reels (MICROFILM E93 .U47 1958).

National Inventory of Documentary Sources in the United States. 1911 microfiches (MICROFICHE Z 1236 .N37 1984). Microfiche editions of over 1,500 finding aids in the National Archives, seven Presidential Libraries and Smithsonian Institution Archives. 1984-1988 update (136 fiches + replacement index, 7 fiches) interfiled with base set. Finding aids: indexes on microfiche, filed with set.

The Oregon Province Archives of the Society of Jesus Indian Language Collection: The Pacific Northwest Tribes. 21 reels (MICROFILM PM48 .O74 1976). Assiniboine, Crow, Blackfeet, Gros Ventres, Nez Perce, Yakima, Chelan, Coeur d'Alene, Columbia, Colville, Kalispel, and Kootenai. Finding aid: Guide (REFERENCE PM481.O74 1976 Guide).

Pacific Northwest Tribes. 34 reels (MICROFILM E78.N77 J47 1987). Missions Collection of Oregon Province Archives of the Society of Jesus. Finding aid: Guide to the Microfilm Edition of the Oregon Province Archives of the Society of Jesus Alaska Mission Collection, Robert C. Carriker ... [et al.] (REFERENCE  E78.N77 J47 1987).

The Papers of John Peabody Harrington in the Smithsonian Institution, 1907-1957. Alaska/Northwest Coast. 30 reels (MICROFILM E78.P2 H38 1981). A collection on Native American history and languages. Prepared in the National Anthropological Archives, Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C. Finding aid available: The Papers of John Peabody Harrington in the Smithsonian Institution, 1907-1957, edited by Elaine L. Mills (REFERENCE E78.P2 H38 1981, 3 vols.).

Proceedings of a Court of Inquiry Concerning the Conduct of Mjr. Marcus J. Reno at the Battle of Little Big Horn River on June 25, 26, 1876. 2 reels (MICROFILM E 83.876 .U54 1964).

Records of the Oregon Superintendency of Indian Affairs, 1848-73. 30 reels (MICROFILM E93.M53 1940). Northwest Native American records, government relations with tribes. Finding aid: online index.

Records of the Washington Superintendency of Indian Affairs, 1853-74. 26 reels (MICROFILM E93.U48 1945). Northwest Native American records, government relations.

U.S. Office of Indian Affairs. Klamath Agency, Oregon. Annual Reports. 2 reels (MICROFILM E 99.K7 U73 1950). Narrative and statistical reports covering years 1910-1936.

Ricker Tablets. 7 reels (MICROFILM E88.866). Native American History interviews, 1904-1909. Includes series two: "Ricker Tablets" (tablets 1-49 of 206) and series three: Interviews (folders 1-17) Finding aid: Guide (REFERENCE E88.866 R5 GUIDE).

Western Americana: Frontier History of the Trans-Mississippi West. 616 reels (MICROFILM F591.W464). Finding aid: Western Americana: Frontier History of the Trans-Mississippi West, 1550-1900: Guide and Index to the Microfilm Edition (REFERENCE F591.W464 Vol. l and Vol. ll).

Yakima and Rogue River Wars. 3 reels ((MICROFILM F 880.O737 1954). 860 documents on these Northwest Pacific wars.