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Books in Our Library

Use the following Book Titles with call numbers or you can try your own search of our Online Catalog:

North American indians / - Oxford University Press: Very Short Introduction series.
Call Number: VSI 243
Publication Date: 2010

American Indian removal and the trail to Wounded Knee / - by Kevin Hilstrom.
Call Number: 973.8 HIL
Publication Date: 2010.

The American Indian : prehistory to present / - Arrell m. Gibson.
Call Number: 970 GIB

and Many More in the 970 call number range.

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Database Research

1.  The database passwords can be found by logging into Cubview, go to Burns Library group page at   "Group Files."  While you are at it, join our group!

  • ABC-Clio Social Studies
    1. Log in (remember you have to be logged into Cubview to see the passwords.
    2. In the "Quick Search" box, enter your tribe's name. For example, I entered "Choctaw."
  • Ebsco Database
    Do the same search for your tribe in the Find or Search line. This database searches reference materials, primary documents and magazine/journals.
  • InfoPlease American Indian Nations
  • Facts On File Almanac & Encyclopedia
    Try these for more facts about your tribe. Articles may or may not be very in-depth; but they might be useful. Click on the World News Digest to see the Almanac & Encyclopedia.

Results from ABC-Clio Search on Choctaw

"Choctaw" was originally Chahta. An early name for the tribe might have been Pafallaya, or "long hair."
Entry Type: Articles - Groups & Organizations
Related Eras: Exploration, 1350-1550, The West, 1850-1900, The Civil War, 1861-1865, Westward Expansion, 1790-1850
Choctaw Indians: lacrosse game
Painting of Choctaw Indians playing an early version of lacrosse.
Entry Type: Media, Visuals, & Maps - Images
Related Eras: Westward Expansion, 1790-1850
A brave warrior, an impressive orator, and a skilled negotiator, Pushmahata effectively represented his people during a time of
increasing white encroachment.
Entry Type: Articles - Individuals
Related Eras: Political Life in a New Nation, 1800-1830
Native American Treaties with the United States, 1778–1904
Table lists by year the major treaties set forth by the U.S. government with Native Americans.
Entry Type: General - Facts & Figures
Related Eras: The West, 1850-1900, The Constitution, 1776-1800, Westward Expansion, 1790-1850
Removal Era: Indians Make Way for Expansion
The Removal Era is one of the most controversial and troubling periods of American history.
Entry Type: Articles - Groups & Organizations
Related Eras: Westward Expansion, 1790-1850

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