Native American History (Primary Sources)

These works are personal accounts, speeches, writings, and other documents relating to the Native American history. They are primary sources.

Native American History (Primary Sources): Selected full-text books and articles

Documents of United States Indian Policy By Francis Paul Prucha University of Nebraska Press, 2000 (3rd edition)
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Documents of Native American Political Development: 1500s to 1933 By David E. Wilkins Oxford University Press, 2009
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Masterpieces of American Indian Literature By Willis G. Regier University of Nebraska Press, 2005
Librarian's tip: This volume includes The Life of Kah-ge-ga-gah-bowh by George Copway (Kah-ge-ga-gah-bowh), The Soul of the Indian by Charles Eastman (Ohiyesa), American Indian Stories by Zitkala-Ša (Gertrude Bonnin),Coyote Stories by Mourning Dove (Christine Quintasket, Humishuma), and Black Elk Speaks as told through John G. Neihardt
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Voices of the American West: The Indian Interviews of Eli S. Ricker, 1903-1919 By Richard E. Jensen University of Nebraska Press, vol.1, 2005
Librarian's tip: This contains interviews by Nebraska judge Eli S. Ricker with Indian eyewitnesses to the Wounded Knee massacre, the Little Big Horn battle, the Grattan incident, and other events and personages of the Old West.
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Bending Their Way Onward: Creek Indian Removal in Documents By Christopher D. Haveman University of Nebraska Press, 2017
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Colonial America: A History in Documents By Edward G. Gray Oxford University Press, 2003
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Recovering Native American Writings in the Boarding School Press By Jacqueline Emery University of Nebraska Press, 2017
Librarian's tip: This volume collects writings by students and well-known Native American authors who published in boarding school newspapers during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Authors include Francis La Flesche, Carlos Montezuma, Charles Eastman (Ohiyesa), Angel De Cora, Zitkala-Sa (Gertrude Bonnin), Laura Cornelius Kellogg, John Milton Oskison, Arthur Caswell Parker, Henry Roe Cloud, and Elizabeth Bender.
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Tales of the Old Indian Territory and Essays on the Indian Condition By John Milton Oskison; Lionel Larré University of Nebraska Press, 2012
Librarian's tip: This is a collection of autobiographical writings, essays, and fiction by John Milton Oskison, a Native American journalist who lived 1874–1947.
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
The Indian Peoples of Eastern America: A Documentary History of the Sexes By James Axtell Oxford University Press, 1981
Librarian's tip: Includes mostly accounts of Native American life written by observers in the 17th-19th centuries. Includes a small number of accounts by Native Americans.
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
The Nebraska Indian Wars Reader, 1865-1877 By R. Eli Paul University of Nebraska Press, 1998
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Assimilation's Agent: My Life as a Superintendent in the Indian Boarding School System By Edwin L. Chalcraft; Cary C. Collins University of Nebraska Press, 2004
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
The Death of Crazy Horse: A Tragic Episode in Lakota History By Richard G. Hardorff University of Nebraska Press, 2001
Librarian's tip: This includes interviews, military documents, and contemporary news accounts of Crazy Horse's death.
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Surviving through the Days: Translations of Native California Stories and Songs: A California Indian Reader By Herbert W. Luthin University of California Press, 2002
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
I Tell You Now: Autobiographical Essays by Native American Writers By Arnold Krupat; Brian Swann University of Nebraska Press, 2005
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
With My Own Eyes: A Lakota Woman Tells Her People's History By Josephine Waggoner; Susan Bordeaux Bettelyoun; Emily Levine University of Nebraska Press, 1999
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Colonial North America and the Atlantic World: A History in Documents By Brett Rushforth; Paul W. Mapp Routledge, 2009
Librarian's tip: Includes multiple documents relating to indigenous peoples in North America
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Rights Remembered: A Salish Grandmother Speaks on American Indian History and the Future By Pauline R. Hillaire; Gregory P. Fields University of Nebraska Press, 2016
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Essie's Story: The Life and Legacy of a Shoshone Teacher By Esther Burnett Horne; Sally McBeth University of Nebraska Press, 1998
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
No One Ever Asked Me: The World War II Memoirs of an Omaha Indian Soldier By Hollis D. Stabler; Victoria Smith University of Nebraska Press, 2005
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
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