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Native American & Indigenous Peoples

Resources for the study of American Indians

Reference Materials: a good place to start

Reference materials such as encyclopediasdictionariesbiographieschronologies, and maps provide researchers a place to begin learning about a topic or subject. The shorter articles contained within these compendiums offer overviews or distilled information on a topic or subject. These resources can assist in selecting a topic for more in depth research and discovery. Below are a select set of resources from UNT Libraries' Collections for encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, chronologies, and maps. To locate additional resources, try searching the Libraries' catalog using the following subject terms:

Indians of North America
Indians of North America - Encyclopedias
Indians of North America - Biographies
Indians of North America - Chronologies
Indians of North America - Dictionaries
Indians of North America - History

Here's how to search UNT Libraries Discover by Subject:

  • Choose the Books & More tab
  • Choose Subject from the drop down menu
  • Copy and paste any of the above listed subject terms into the search box
  • Click Search or hit Enter on your keyboard

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Maps & Atlases

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