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Native American History and Information
Learn more about the U.S. indigenous population! Source: Newark Public Library.
American-Indian History and Culture: An On-line Encyclopedia
Access from Home - Use library barcode
Fast access to 5000 years of culture, history and people through subject entries, biographies, primary source documents, maps and photographs. (This service was partially funded by the South Jersey Regional Library Cooperative.)
Many stories, arranged by tribe. For even more folklore, see http://www.americanfolklore.net/ee.html#2
Museum of Indian Culture
Lots of information about the people who inhabited New Jersey/Pennsylvania before colonists arrived here.
Map of North American Tribes
When you click on the name of the tribe, you’ll find more information, nice pictures of traditional clothing.
Native American Crafts
Clothing, bead work, carvings, jewelry, drums, and more.
Native American History of Corn
History and recipes.
Native American Mythology
Brief entries for tribes and legendary figures in the various North American traditions.
Native American Nations
“Links to pages that have either been set up by the nations themselves, or are pages devoted to a particular nation.”
Check out these books!
A Native American Encyclopedia - Barry M. Pritzker
Call Number: R970 PR
The Native Americans - William C. Sturtevant (Contribution by); Colin F. Taylor (Editor); Richard Collins (Editor)
Call Number: 970.004 NA
Native American Religions - Bender Richardson White; Paula R. Hartz; Joanne O'Brien (Contribution by); Martin Palmer
Call Number: R 299.7 HA
Indian Nations of North America - National Geographic Society Staff; Herman Viola (Foreword by); George Horsecapture (Introduction by); Rick Hill; Teri Frazier
Call Number: 970.0049 IN
Native American History for Dummies - Stephen J. Spignesi; Dorothy Lippert
Call Number: 970.004 LI
Do All Indians Live in Tipis? - National Museum of the American Indian Staff; Rick West (Foreword by); Wilma P. Mankiller (Introduction by)
Call Number: 970.004 DO
500 nations [videorecording] Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2004. Call # DVD 970.004 FIV
Comanche warriors [videorecording] / the History Channel New York, NY : A & E Television Networks, c2010. Call # DVD 978.004 COM
Great Indian leaders & nations [videorecording] Chicago, IL : Questar, c2007. Call # DVD 970.004 GRE
Indian warriors [videorecording] the untold story of the Civil War New York, NY : A & E Television Networks, c2007. Call # DVD 973.74 IND
Native American legends [videorecording] United States : A & E Home Video, c2008. Call # DVD 398.097 NAT
The trail of tears. Cherokee Legacy [videorecording] Dallas, TX : Rich - Heape Films, c2006. Call # DVD 975.004 TRA
True whispers [videorecording] the story of the Navajo code talkers Alexandria, VA : PBS Home Video, c2002. Call # DVD 940.5403 TRU
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