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Suggested Links

There are many excellent websites devoted to the preservation of information about American Tribes. We recommend the following:

Buechel Memorial Lakota Museum ~ The Virtual Exhibits of the Buechel Museum at the St. Francis Mission in Rosebud, South Dakota. Each virtual exhibit is designed to provide information on some aspect of Lakota culture.

Denver Public Library, Digital Collections ~ More than 8,000 images of Indians of North America in the Denver Public Library collection have been digitized and are available for viewing online.

First People features a huge database of historical Native American photographs. Unfortunately, it is only available through the Internet Archives Wayback Machine: Photographs of Native American Indians.

Glenbow Library and Archives documents the human and natural history of Southern Alberta, Canada. It includes historic documents from history, social studies, cultural studies, and military history.

Grandfather's Spirit ~ This is a commercial site, but it has beautiful photographs at reasonable prices.

Lakota Language Consortium ~ A nonprofit organization working to revitalize the Lakota language.

Library of Congress ~ The online Prints and Photographs catalog of the Library of Congress. Many of the catalog records are accompanied by digital images, about one million digital images in all. Of special note is the Edward S. Curtis Collection.

Little Big Horn College ~ The Little Big Horn College's Apsáalooke Writing Tribal Histories Project is a great resource about the Apsáalooke (Crow) tribe past and present: history, culture, and tradition.

LittleBighorn.info ~ The "Plains Indians" section lists basic biographical information about the Indians present during the Battle of the Little Bighorn on June 25-26, 1876. Also see the "Northern Plains Indians" section of its Message Boards.

Oglala Lakota College Archives ~ Oglala Lakota College hosts many collections relating to Oglala history and culture.

Sequoyah National Research Center - The Sequoyah National Research Center (SNRC) holds the world’s most comprehensive collection of American Indian, Alaska Native, and First Nations newspapers, periodicals, and other publications. Additionally, the SNRC is home to manuscript and special collections, maps, posters, photographs, and audio-visual recordings and is the official repository for the American Indian Library Association correspondence, the National Trail of Tears Association, and the Native American Journalists Association.

Sicangu Heritage Center Collections ~ Contact the Sicangu Heritage Center for a list of papers, records, and historical documents available at Sinte Gleska University, Rosebud, South Dakota. The University's Facebook page, Lakota Documentaries, is updated frequently.

Smithsonian InstitutionResearch Information System (SIRIS) ~ The Smithsonian's library collections contain over 1.2 million volumes, including 15,000 journal titles, rare books and manuscripts. This link will take you to the search page.


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