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Native American Resources: Article Databases

This is a compilation of Native American resources for the local and national tribes

Peer Review Process

Find Articles

Libraries purchase access to jounal, magazine, and newspaper articles by subscribing to databases. 

Below are databases that cover a wide range of topics. Search them using only a few keywords, not full sentences.

Search Books, eBooks, Scholarly Journals, and More

Limit Your Results

Can I Use This Article?

Ask yourself these questions before deciding to use an article as a source for your paper:

   1. Is the information up-to-date?

   2. Who is the author, and what is his/her expertise and educational background?

   3. Does the author provide support (citations, statistics) for his/her assertions?

   4. What is the political affiliation (if any) of the publication? Do you need a neutral source?

   5. Does the article provide a general introduction to the topic or a specialized, narrow viewpoint intended for scholars already familiar with the subject?  Which do you need?   

Magazine Article

Tribal Keywords

Use some of the following keywords to help narrow and/or organize your research.

American Indian Movement
Chippewa
Cree
Dawes Act
Gambling
Gaming
Indian Removal Act
Indian Territory
Indian Wars
Indians of North America
Little BigHorn
Mascots Controversy
Medicine Lodge
Menomini
Mounds
Native American Church
Powwow
Odawa
Ottawa
Repatriation
Stereotypes
Tribal Sovereignty
Wounded Knee