October 19, 2018

Primary Source Spotlight: Paiute

When searching for resources about the Paiute, keep in mind that the tribe name has been spelled various ways throughout history, including Piute, Pi-Ute, and Pahute.Paiute primary source setPaiute: historical newspaper coveragePaiute life in the 20th century image setPiute primary source setPiute: historical newspaper coverageIndian Land Cessions in the United States, 1784 to 1894Today in History: Sarah WinnemuccaMore Native American primary source collections … [Read more...]

Primary Source Spotlight: Navajo

Navajo image setMore Navajo imagesNavajo books, reports & other documentsIndian (Navajo) Land Cessions in the U.S. 1784-1894Historical newspaper coverage: Navajo IndiansThe Navajo mentions in personal narrativesNavajo related oral history audio recordingsOral history stories of the Long WalkNavajo code talkers veterans oral historiesNavajo song and dance articleDineh Tah Navajo Dancers flyerDineh Tah Navajo Dancers video recordingU.S. … [Read more...]

Primary Source Spotlight: Indian Removal

These primary sources and teaching resources relate to the removal of Native Americans from their ancestral lands.Native Americans in U.S. history online presentationNative American Legal Struggles in Primary Sources Teaching with the Library of Congress blog November 4, 2014Breaking the Bonds of People and Land: Native American Removal in the United States and Mexico streaming webcastIndian Removal, 1814-1858 PBSIndian removal: historical newspaper coverageDocuments … [Read more...]

Primary Source Spotlight: The Nez Percé

Nez Percé imagesIndian (Nez Percé) Land Cessions in the U.S. 1784-1894"The Nez Perce" The Galaxy, Volume 24, Issue 6, Dec 1877"Lawyer of the Nez Perces" Washington Historical Quarterly 1934 Vol. 25, No. 1, p. 37-48Historic newspaper coverage of the Nez PercéOral history mentioning Nez Percé Foreign Affairs Oral History CollectionReports & other texts of the Nez PercéU.S. legislation related to the Nez PercéToday in History: Chief Joseph SurrendersNez … [Read more...]

Today in History: Chief Joseph Surrenders

Today in History–October 5–the Library of Congress features the surrender of Nez Percé Chief Joseph to General Nelson A. Miles on this day in 1877. Learn more about the plight of this Native American tribe in the Today in History section then click the links below to access more primary resources and stories related to Chief Joseph and the Nez Percé and other native Americans.Chief Joseph Surrenders from America's LibraryChief Joseph imagesReports & other documents related to … [Read more...]