Native Americans

Books and Periodicals


Guides to the Literature
Atlas
Biographical Information
Chronologies
Contemporary Information
Directories
Encyclopedias/Dictionaries
Folklore
Legends
Religion
Reservations
Rock Art
Statistics
Travel Guide
Special Topics
Periodical Databases
Recent Additions to the Cabrillo Library

Guides to the Literature

White, Phillip M. American Indian Studies: A Bibliographic Guide. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, 1995.

White, Phillip M. Bibliography of the Indians of San Diego County: The Kumeyaay, Diegueno, Luiseno, and Cupeno. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1998.

Atlas

Waldman, Carl. Atlas of the North American Indian. New York: Facts on File, Inc., 1985.

Biographical Information

Dockstader, Frederick J. Great North American Indians: Profiles in Life and Leadership. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1977.

Johansen, Bruce E. and Donald A. Grinde, Jr. The Encyclopedia of Native American Biography: Six Hundred Life Stories of Important People from Powhatan to Wilma Mankiller. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1997.

Malinowski, Sharon, ed. Notable Native Americans. New York: Gale Research, 1995.

Waldman, Carl. Who Was Who in Native American History: Indians and Non-Indians from Early Contacts Through 1900. New York: Facts on File, 1990.

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Chronologies

Champagne, Duane, ed. Chronology of Native North American History: From Pre-Columbian Times to the Present. Detroit: Gale Research, 1994.

Francis, Lee. Native Time: A Historical Time Line of Native America. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996.

Nies, Judith. Native American History: A Chronology of the Vast Achievements of a Culture and Their Links to World Events. New York: Ballantine Books, 1996.

Contemporary Information

Davis, Mary B., ed. Native America in the Twentieth Century: An Encyclopedia. New York: Garland Publishing, 1994.

Directories

Klein, Barry T. Reference Encyclopedia of the American Indian. West Nyack, NY: Todd Publications, 1995.

Native Americans Information Directory. Detroit: Gale Research, 1993.

The Native North American Almanac. Detroit: Gale Research, 1994.

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Encyclopedias/Dictionaries

Davis, Mary B., ed. Native America in the Twentieth Century: An Encyclopedia. New York: Garland Publishing, 1994.

Dictionary of Indian Tribes of the Americas. 2nd ed. Newport Beach, CA: American Indian Publishers, 1993-95.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes. 4 v. Detroit: Gale, 1998.

Hirschfelder, Arlene B. The Native American Almanac. New York: Prentice Hall General Reference, 1993.

Hoxie, Frederick E., ed. Encyclopedia of North American Indians. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1996.

Kroeber, Alfred L. Handbook of the Indians of California. New York: Dover Publications, 1976. Reprint of the 1925 edition published by the U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC., as No. 78 of the Bulletin of the Bureau of American Ethnology, Smithsonian Institution.

Johnson, Michael. The Native Tribes of North America: A Concise Encyclopedia. New York: Macmillan, 1994.

LePoer, Barbara Leitch. A Concise Dictionary of Indian Tribes of North America. Algonac, MI: Reference Publications, Inc., 1979.

Markowitz, Harvey, consulting ed. American Indians. 3 v. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 1995.

Paterek, Josephine. Encyclopedia of American Indian Costume. Denver: ABC-CLIO, 1994.

Stoutenburgh, John Leeds. Dictionary of the American Indian. New York: Philosophical Library, 1960.

Sturtevant, William C., ed. Handbook of North American Indians. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1978- . 20v. (in progress).

Waldman, Carl. Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes. New York: Facts on File, 1988.

Waldman, Carl. Word Dance: the Language of Native American Culture. New York: Facts on File, 1994.

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Folklore

Clements, William M. and Frances M. Malpezzi. Native American Folklore, 1879-1979: An Annotated Bibliography. Athens, OH: Swallow Press, 1984.

Legends

Fritze, Ronald H. Legend and Lore of the Americas Before 1492: An Encyclopedia of Visitors, Explorers, and Immigrants. Denver: ABC-CLIO, 1993.

See Also: Periodical Databases (for current periodical articles)

Religion

Gill, Sam D. and Irene F. Sullivan. Dictionary of Native American Mythology. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 1992.

Hirschfelder, Arlene B. and Paulette Molin. Encyclopedia of Native American Religions: An Introduction. New York: Facts on File, 1992.
 
Lyon, William S. Encyclopedia of Native American Healing. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 1996.

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Reservations

Confederation of American Indians. Indian Reservations: A State and Federal Handbook. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1986.

Klein, Barry T., comp. ed. Reference Encyclopedia of the American Indian. 7th ed. West Nyack, NY: Todd Publications, 1995.

Native Americans Information Directory. Detroit: Gale Research, 1993.

Tiller, Veronica E. Velarde, comp. American Indian Reservations and Trust Areas. Washington, DC: U. S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration, 1996.

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Rock Art

Patterson, Alex. A Field Guide to Rock Art Symbols of the Greater Southwest. Boulder, CO: Johnson Books, 1992.

Statistics

Stuart, Paul. Nations Within a Nation: Historical Statistics of American Indians. New York: Greenwood Press, 1987.

Reddy, Marlita A., ed. Statistical Record of Native North Americans. 2nd ed. Detroit: Gale, 1995.

See Also: U. S. Census information in Government Publications.

Travel Guides

Cantor, George. North American Indian Landmarks: A Traveler's Guide. Detroit: Visible Ink Press, 1993.

Durham, Michael S. Guide to Ancient Native American Sites. Old Saybrook, CT: Globe Pequot Press, 1994.

Eagle Walking Turtle. Indian America: A Traveler's Companion. 3rd ed. Santa Fe, NM: John Muir Publications, 1993.

Eargle, Dolan. The Earth is Our Mother: A Guide to the Indians of California, Their Locales and Historic Sites. 7th ed. San Francisco: Trees Company Press, 1993.

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Special Topics

Women

Biological and Cultural Impacts of European-Ameropean colonization.

Native American Spirituality, Religion, and Medicine

Sterotype vs. Reality

Periodical Databases - For articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers dealing with American Indian topics

EBSCOhost Academic Search Elite covers over 3,000 periodicals, with full-text of over 1,200 periodicals. 1990- present

ProQuest Research Library which indexes over 3,000 periodicals, many of which are full-text, from the 1970's to the present.

Ethnic NewsWatch covers newspapers and other periodicals published by ethnic, minority, and native press. Includes Indian Country Today (formerly Lakota Times) and other American Indian newspapers.

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Recent Additions to the Cabrillo College Library's Holdings

American Indian Biographies. Markowitz, Harvey, editor; project editor, McCrea Adams. CALL NUMBER: Reference E89.A46 1999

Native North American Art. Berlo, Janet Catherine. CALL NUMBER: E98.A7 B47 1998

The Navajo-Hopi Land Dispute: An American Tragedy. Brugge, David M. CALL NUMBER E99.N3 B757 1994

Navajo Sacred Places. Kelley, Klara B. CALL NUMBER E99.N3 K3355 1994.

Salmon Without Rivers: A History of the Pacific Salmon Crisis. Lichatowich, Jim. CALL NUMBER SH348.L53 1999

Down From the Shimmering Sky: Masks of the Northwest Coast. Macnair, Peter L., et. al. CALL NUMBER E78.N78 M32 1998.

Reservation X. McMaster, Gerald, ed. CALL NUMBER N6538.A4 R47 1998

A Hopi Social History: Anthropological Perspectives on Sociocultural Persistence and Change. Rushforth, Scott. CALL NUMBER E99.H7 R87 1992

Ghost Woman. Thornton, Lawrence. CALL NUMBER PS3570.H6678 G48 1999.

Two-Spirt People: Native American Gender Identity, Sexuality, and Spirituality. Jacobs, Sue-Ellen, Wesley Thomas, and Sabine Lang, eds. CALL NUMBER E98.S48 T86 1997

With Hand and Heart: A Portrait of Southwestern Native American Artists [Videorecording]. CALL NUMBER Video N6538.W84 1993

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