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  • The contents of this collection are available for text analysis and data mining through Gale's Digital Scholar Lab (access via "Digital Scholar Lab" entry in Database Library or Catalog).
English, Spanish, French, German, Algonquin languages, Cherokee, Dakota, Danish, Dutch, Iroquaian languages, Italian, Micmac, Mohawk, Ojibwa, Salishan languages, Swedish
Resource Types
E-Books and E-Texts, Images and Sound
Online archive of primary source materials documenting the political, social, and cultural history of indigenous peoples of North America from the sixteenth century to the twentieth century. Contents in Part 1 includes manuscripts, monographs, newspapers, photographs, and images of artwork sourced from both American and Canadian institutions, with direct-from-source permission to digitize newspapers from various tribes and organizations. The collection features indigenous-language materials such as dictionaries, bibles, and primers. In Part II: The Indian Rights Association, 1882–1986, there is a near complete record of the first organization to address Native American interests and rights. This sub-collection contains correspondence, organizational records, pamphlets, annual reports, draft legislation, and photographs. The papers of Indian Rights Association founder Herbert Welsh are also included.