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Tribal Histories



Please see the Lakota and Humanities links under the Databases tab.


Carlisle Indian Industrial School - WikipediaCarlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center

Student records from 1879-1918; includes photographs, ledgers, newspapers, and student writing.

Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies (CAIRNS ...Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies 

Locally based research center advancing the knowledge and understanding of American Indian communities.

Denver Public Library | LinkedInIndians of North America
Denver Public Library Western History/Genealogy Digital Collections 
Image result for national native american boarding school healing coalition logoNational Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition
Working for truth, healing, and reconciliation for boarding school survivors and their descendants.
WoLakota Project (@WoLakotaProject) | Twitter WoLakota Project
Dozens of resources specific to Oceti Sakowin curriculum and research.


American Indian Literature


AMERICAN INDIANS IN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE Excellent resource for critical reviews of children's literature and related news by Debbie Reese

YOUTH LITERATURE AWARD American Indian Library Association's biannual selection of outstanding indigenous authorship

CHILDREN'S AND YOUNG ADULT TITLES Native authors and illustrators highlighted in Cynthia Leitich Smith's blog

DON MONTILEAUX Oglala artist and author

OYATE recommended for reviews of and ordering recommended American Indian children's titles

S. D. NELSON Hunkpapa artist and author 


EARLY NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE Extensive digitized collection of early American Indian authors (1772-1923) 

THE FIRST SCOUT: MYSTIC WARRIORS OF THE GREAT PLAINS Lakota-authored history blog with excellent winter count information
TRIBAL WRITERS DIGITAL LIBRARY Works of Native poets and writers of fiction featuring out of print literary efforts of Native people
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