Library of Congress
Native American History
The history of America begins not with the first European explorers to visit the continent but with the American Indians who lived here long before the Europeans first sailed to North American shores. Understanding Native American history, including the cultures and customs of the various Indian tribes, is an essential part of understanding U.S. history.
These secondary sources offer a broad look at the history of Natives in North America.
The University of Houston’s Digital History
outlines Native American history from prehistoric times to the 20th century. It provides first-hand accounts of Indians, explorers and government officials, as well as other primary source material organized chronologically.
Cultures in America
is an overview on Native American culture, including its beginning, languages, social customs and beliefs, written by Washington State University professor Thomas Hooker.
features a summary of Native American history from Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia.
These Web sites offer collections of documents, photographs, artifacts and other primary source ... read more »
These archives provide the laws, treaties, executive orders and other documents that shaped the ... read more »
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