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  • Posted on: Thursday, April 02, 2015

    Research the political, social, and cultural history of Indigenous Peoples in the United States and Canada from the 16th century until well into the 20th century. Explore the impact of invasion and colonization on Indigenous Peoples in North America, and the intersection of Indigenous and European histories and systems of knowledge through the use of manuscripts, monographs, newspapers, photographs, motion pictures, images of artwork, and more.

  • Two Indian Tribes Visited Oklahoma City in 1889 Looking to Trade - You Won't Believe What They Got
    Posted on: Saturday, November 08, 2014

    When part of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes first agreed to leave their homelands in Montana and Wyoming in 1867 (known as the Medicine Lodge Treaty) they were given land in the Cherokee Outlet of Indian Territory. Upon arrival in what would become western Oklahoma, though, they much preferred the land south of the Canadian River valley and settled there. As the land was not claimed by anyone else, the government formalized Cheyenne-Arapaho ownership of that land.

  • Native American Heritage Month
    Posted on: Sunday, November 02, 2014

    American Indian/Native American Heritage Month is happening, and in Oklahoma, now the location for 39 federally recognized tribal governments, there are a lot of options for celebrating. In 1990, President Bush approved November as National American Heritage Month. This month is a celebration of contemporary Indian Country, and the wealth of traditional and contemporary diversity in different indigenous nations throughout the Americas.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Provides access to historic U.S. military records, including the stories, photos and personal documents of the men and women who served. You can also search archives for African Americans, Native Americans and the U.S. Bureau of Investigation case files, historical newspapers, historical documents, U.S. Census records, U.S. naturalization records, and city directories.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Simultaneously search some or all of the databases provided by EBSCOhost: Academic Search Premier, Bibliography of Native North Americans, Biography Reference Bank, Business Source Premier, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, GreenFILE, Health Source, Military & Government Collection, Newspaper Source Plus, and more.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    Contains citations to books, journal articles, magazines, newspapers, and U.S. and Canadian government documents (with coverage going back to the seventeenth century) about the culture, history and life of native peoples of North America.

  • Posted on: Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Explore more than 15,000 years of culture and history with event and topic entries, biographies, images and videos, maps and charts, legends, primary sources, and timeline entries.

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