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Broward County > Library > Reference Section > Native Americans

The following are a selection of the documents and resources on Native Americans that are available in the Reference Section, located on the fifth floor of the Broward County Main Library.

Art and Culture

Boxes and Bowls: Decorated Containers by Nineteenth-century Haida, Tlingit, Bella Bella, and Tsimshian Indian Artists

Author: Sturtevant, William C.
Call Number: DOCS SI 6.2:B 69
Publisher: Washington, Published for the Renwick Gallery by Smithsonian Institution Press.1974
Series Title: Smithsonian Institution Press publication; no. 5177

The Federal Cylinder Project: A Guide to Field Cylinder Collections in Federal Agencies

Call Number: DOCS LC 39.11:3/v.-
Publisher: Washington: American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, 1984
Contents:
v. 1 Introduction and inventory
v. 2 Northeastern Indian catalog, Southeastern Indian catalog
v. 3 Great Basin Plateau Indian catalog, Northwest coast Arctic Indian catalog
v. 5 California Indian catalog, Middle and South American Indian catalog,
       Southwestern Indian catalog
v. 8 Early Anthologies

Graphic Arts of the Alaskan Eskimo

Author: Ray, Dorothy Jean.
Call Number: DOCS I 1.84/4
Publisher: Washington, U.S. Indian Arts and Crafts Board, 1969

Murals in the Round: Painted Tipis of the Kiowa and Kiowa-Apache Indians: An exhibition of tipi models made for James Mooney of the Smithsonian Institution during his field studies of Indian history and art in southwestern Oklahoma, 1891-1904

Author: John C. Ewers
Call Number: SI 6.2:M93 
Publisher: Washington: Published for the Renwick Gallery of the National Collection of Fine Arts by the Smithsonian Institution Press, 1978

The Russian Orthodox Church of Alaska and the Aleutian Islands and its Relation to Native American Traditions: An attempt at a multicultural society, 1794-1912

Author: Ivanov, Viacheslav Vsevolodovich
Call Number: DOCS LC 1.2:C 47
Date: 1997

Tsapah Talks of Pheasant, and Other Stories

Call Number: DOCS ED 1.319:6
Publisher: Portland: Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory; Washington, D.C.
Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor, 1983

Hispanic and Indian Elderly: America's Failure to Care: Hearing before the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, First Session

Corporate Author: United States.  Congress.  House.  Select Committee on Aging.
Call Number: DOCS Y 4.Ag 4/2:H 62/3/pt.1-2
Publisher: Washington: U.S. G.P.O.: 1989.

Indian School Journal

Call Number: DOCS FICHE A016
Continues: Chilocco farmer and stock grower 
Dates of Publication: Vol. 5, no. 1 (Dec. 1904)- 

Southern Indian Studies  

Call Number: DOCS FICHE A014
Continues: Bulletin of the Archaeological Society of North Carolina
Dates of Publication: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Apr. 1, 1949)- 

Indian Education

Call Number: DOCS FICHE A021
Publisher: Washington: U.S. Office of Indian Affairs, 1936-66.
Dates of Publication: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Sept. 15, 1936) - v. 29 (Sept. 1966).

Pathways to Excellence: A report on improving library and information services for Native American peoples

Call Number: DOCS Y 3.L 61:2 P 27
Publisher: Washington, D.C.; U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, 1992
URL: http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICDocs/data/ericdocs2sql/content_storage_01/
0000019b/80/15/ed/db.pdf
 

The Problem of Methamphetamine in Indian Country: Hearing before the Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, Second Session, on the problem of methamphetamine in Indian country, April 5, 2006, Washington, DC  

Corporate Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Indian Affairs (1993- )
Call Number: DOCS Y 4.IN 2/11:S.HRG.109-499
Publisher: Washington:  U.S. G.P.O.: 2006.
Series Title: S. hrg.; 109-499
URL: http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS74077

Laws, Treaties, and Federal Relations

American Indian Civil Rights Handbook

Call Number: R 342.73 S655A
Publisher: Washington, D.C.: United States Commission on Civil Rights: 1980.

An Act to Amend the American Indian Religious Freedom Act to Provide for the Traditional Use of Peyote by Indians for Religious Purposes and for Other Purposes

Other Title: American Indian Religious Freedom Act Amendments of 1994
Corporate Author: United States.
Call Number: DOCS AE 2.110:103-344
Publisher: Washington, D.C.: U.S. G.P.O., 1994

American Indians and their Federal Relationship; plus a partial listing of other United States Indian groups

Corporate Author: United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs
Call Number: DOCS I 20.2:F 31
Publisher: Washington, 1972.

American Nightmare: Indian Treaties

Authors: C. Herb Williams and Walt Neubrech
Variant title: Indian treaties
Call Number: DOCS Z 125:W 67
Publisher: Seattle: Outdoor Empire Publishing, 1976.

Annual Report of the Board of Directors of the Indian Rights Association  

Call Number: DOCS FICHE A017
Continues:  Annual report of the Executive Committee of the Indian Rights Association for the year ending... 
Dates of Publication: 35th (1917)-52nd (1934). 

Annual Report of the Executive Committee of the Indian Rights Association for the year ending...

Call Number: DOCS FICHE A017
Continued by: Annual report of the Board of Directors of the Indian Rights Association

A Birdseye View of Indian Policy: Historic and Contempo rary

Call Number: DOCS FICHE A019
Notes: "Submitted to the Sub-Committee of The Appropriation Committee of the House of Representatives, December 30, 1935."

Bulletin - Office of Indian Affairs

Call Number: DOCS FICHE A020
Dates of Publication: no. 1 (1921)-

Decisions of the Court of Claims on Appeals from the Indian Claims Commission: with abstracts by Wilkinson, Cragun and Barker, attorneys-at-law

Variant title: Decisions of the Indian Claims Commission
Call Number: DOCS A007
Notes: "... the Decisions of the Court of Claims on Indian Claims Commission cases will be reported on an annual basis."
Continues Decisions of the Indian Claims Commission, v.1-43
Available on microfiche as LLMC 80-5l0

Index to the Decisions of the Indian Claims Commission

Variant title: Decisions of the Indian Claims Commission
Call Number: R 343.73025016 IN c1973.
Series Title: The Library of American Indian affairs
Notes: "Included are all claims and all decisions through August 17, 1943."

Docket Books: A record of the documents received by the Indian Claims Commission

Variant title: Record of the documents received by the Indian Claims Commission
Call Number: DOCS A008

Documents Relating to the Negotiation of Ratified and Unratified Treaties with various tribes of Indians, 1801-69 (Record group 75, records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs) [microform]

Corporate Author: United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs
Call Number: DOCS B009, No.T494
Publisher: Washington: National Archives, 1960
Contents:
Reel. 1 Introduction and ratified treaties, 1801-26
Reel. 2 Ratified treaties, 1827-32.
Reel. 3 Ratified treaties, 1833-37.
Reel. 4 Ratified treaties, 1838-53
Reel. 5 Ratified treaties, 1854-55
Reel. 6 Ratified treaties, 1856-63
Reel. 7 Ratified treaties, 1864-68
Reel. 8 Unratified treaties, 1821-65
Reel. 9 Unratified treaties, 1866-67
Reel. 10 Unratified treaties, 1868-69.

List of Documents Concerning the Negotiation of Ratified Indian Treaties, 1801-1869  

Compiled by John H. Martin
Corporate Author: National Archives (U.S.)
Call Number: DOCS GS4.7:6
Publisher: Washington, 1949

Early American Indian Documents: Treaties and Laws, 1607-1789

Call Number: DOCS Z 126:Ea 7/
Contents:
v. 1   Pennsylvania and Delaware treaties, 1629-1737
v. 2   Pennsylvania treaties, 1737-1756
v. 3   Pennsylvania treaties, 1765-1775
v. 4   Virginia treaties, 1607-1722
v. 5   Virginia treaties, 1723-1775
v. 6   Maryland treaties, 1762-1775
v. 7   New York and New Jersey treaties, 1609-1682
v. 8   New York and New Jersey treaties, 1683-1713
v. 9   New York and New Jersey treaties, 1714-1753
v. 10 New York and New Jersey treaties, 1754-1775
v. 11 Georgia treaties, 1733-1763
v. 12 Georgia and Florida treaties
v. 13 North and South Carolina treaties, 1654-1756
v. 15 Maryland and Maryland laws
v. 16 Carolina and Georgia laws
v. 18 Revolution and Confederation

Expert Testimony Before the Indian Claims Commission: Supplements

Call Number: DOCS A011 

Index to the Expert Testimony Before the Indian Claims Commission: The Written Reports

Variant title: Expert testimony before the Indian Claims Commission
Call Number: R 343.73025016 IN 
1973

Federal and State Indian Reservations and Indian Trust Areas

Corporate Author: United States. Department of Commerce
Call Number: DOCS C 1.8/3:In 2
Publisher: Washington, 1974
Notes: Previous ed. published under title: Federal and State Indian reservations.

Felix S. Cohen's Handbook of Federal Indian Law

Variant title: Handbook of Federal Indian Law
Author: Cohen, Felix S.
Other Title(s): Handbook of Federal Indian Law
Call Number: Z 124:C 66/982 
Publisher: Charlottesville, Michie, c1982.
Notes: Originally published as: Handbook of Federal Indian Law

Guide to Decisions of the U.S. Interior Department of Indian Lands  

Call Number: DOCS A004
Series Title: American Indian treaties publications series; no. 4 

History of Indian Policy   

Author: Tyler, Samuel Lyman
Call Number: I 20.2:H62 
Publisher: Washington, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1973

Indian Affairs. Laws and Treaties, etc.

Author: Kappler, Charles Joseph 
Publisher: Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Office

Supplement to Kappler's Indian Affairs, Laws and Treaties: Compiled federal regulations relating to Indians

Variant title: Indian Affairs, Laws and Treaties 
Call Number: DOCS I 1.77:K 14
Publisher: Washington: U.S. Department of the Interior, 1975

Indian Courts and the Future: Report of the NAICJA Long Range Planning Project

Call Number: DOCS I 20.2:C 83/2
Date: 1978
Notes: "Prepared under Bureau of Indian Affairs contract no. K51C14201023."

Indian Gaming Regulatory Act Amendment: Hearing before the Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, on S. 2078, to amend the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act to clarify the authority of the National Indian Gaming Commission to regulate class III gaming, to limit the lands eligible for gaming, March 8, 2006, Washington, DC.

Call Number: DOCS Y 4.IN 2/11:S.HRG.109-443
Dates: 1993-
Series Title: S. hrg; 109-443
URL: http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS72736

Indian Treaties in Historical Perspective

Prepared by George Brown & Ron Maguire for Research Branch, Department of Indian and Northern Affairs
Call Number: DOCS Z 71.2:In2
Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario: The Branch, 1979. 

Indian Tribal Code: A microfiche collection of Indian tribal law codes
Call Number: DOCS A003

Miccosukee Reserved Area Act

Variant title: Act to Deem the Activities of the Miccosukee Tribe on the Miccosukee Reserved Area to Be Consistent with the Purposes of the Everglades National Park, and for Other Purposes
Corporate Author: United States. Congress.
Call Number: DOCS AE 2.110:105-313
"Oct. 30, 1998, (H.R. 3055). Public Law 105-313."

An Act to Establish the National Museum of the American Indian within the Smithsonian Institution, and for Other Purposes

Other Title(s): National Museum of the American Indian Act
Corporate Author: United States.
Call Number: DOCS AE 2.110:101-185
"Nov. 28, 1989, (S. 978). 103 Stat.1336. Public Law 101-185."

Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act : hearing before the Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, on oversight hearing on amendment to the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, July 28, 2005, Washington, D.C.

Corporate Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Indian Affairs
Call Number: DOCS Y 4.IN 2/11:S.HRG.109-297
Date: 2005.
Series Title: S. hrg.; 109-297

Native American Legal Materials Collection

Variant title: American Indian Legal Materials
Call Number: DOCS MICROFICHE LLMC 79-400, 80-400
Notes: The collection is to be used in conjunction with: American Indian legal materials: a union list. 1980. (DOCS Z 123:G 21)

The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America From ...
by authority of Congress

Call Number: DOCS S 7.9:

v. 1 covers the 1st-5th Congresses
v. 2 covers 6th-12th Congresses
v. 3 covers 13th-17th Congresses
v. 4 covers 18th-23rd Congresses
v. 5 covers 24th-28th Congresses
v. 6 covers all private acts of the 1st-28th Congresses
v. 7 covers the treaties between the U.S. and Indian tribes
v. 8 covers treaties between the U.S. and foreign nations.

URL: http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS52578

Ratified Indian Treaties, 1722-1869

Corporate Author: United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs
Call Number: DOCS B009, No.M668
Publisher: Washington: National Archives and Records Services,1963
Notes: (National Archives Microfilm Publication, M668)

Politics and Economics

American Indians: U.S. Indian Policy, Tribes and Reservations, BIA: past and present economic development

Call Number: DOCS I 20.3:Am 3
Publisher: Washington, D.C.: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Dept. of the Interior, 1984

Off-reservation Gaming: Hearing before the Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, on oversight hearing for the process of considering gaming applications

Variant title: Off reservation gaming
Corporate Author: United States. Congress. Senate. 
Committee on Indian Affairs (1993- )
Call Number: DOCS Y 4.IN 2/11:S.HRG.109-298/PT.-
Publisher: Washington: U.S. G.P.O.:  2006-
Series Title: S. hrg.; 109-298
URL: Pt. 1:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS70237
        Pt. 2:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS72577

Tribal Lobbying Matters: Hearing before the Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, on oversight hearing regarding tribal lobbying matters, et al.  

Corporate Author: United States. Congress. Senate. 
Committee on Indian Affairs (1993- )
Call Number: DOCS Y 4.IN 2/11:S.HRG.109-135/PT.-
Publisher: Washington:  U.S. G.P.O., 2005-
Series Title: S. hrg.; 109-135
URL: Pt. 1:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS65198
        Pt. 2:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS67531
        Pt. 3:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS68383
Collections of Assorted Documents and Miscellaneous Information-

American Indian Life  

Call Number: DOCS FICHE A018
Dates of Publication: No. 1 (June 1925) -

Annual Meeting and Report of the Women's National Indian Association

Call Number: DOCS FICHE A015
Continued by: Annual report of the Women's National Indian Association
Dates of Publication:  - [3rd] (1883).

Annual Report of the National Indian Association

Corporate Author: National Indian Association.
Call Number: DOCS FICHE A015
Continues:  Annual report of the Women's National Indian Association 
Dates of Publication: [22nd] (1902)-58th (1937)

Annual Report of the Women's National Indian Association

Corporate Author: Women's National Indian Association (U.S.)
Call Number: DOCS FICHE A015
Continues:  Annual meeting and report of the Women's National Indian Association
Continued by:  Annual report of the National Indian Association
Dates of Publication: 4th (1884) - [21st] (1901). 

Bulletin / Eastern Association on Indian Affairs   

Call Number: DOCS FICHE A013
Continued by: Bulletin (National Association on Indian Affairs) 
Dates of Publication: Began with no. 1 (1923) and ceased with no. 22 or 23

Bulletin / National Association on Indian Affairs

Call Number: DOCS FICHE A013 
Continues: Bulletin (Eastern Association on Indian Affairs)
Dates of Publication: -no. 26 (Feb. 1937)

Handbook of North American Indians

General Editor: William C. Sturtevant
Call Number: DOCS SI 1.20/2:V.1-
Dates: 1978-2004  

Many Nations: a Library of Congress resource guide for the study of Indian and Alaska native peoples of the United States

Edited by Patrick Frazier and the Publishing Office
Corporate Author: Library of Congress.
Call Number: DOCS LC 1.6/4:N 21
Publisher: Washington: Library of Congress, 1996
Series Title: Library of Congress Resource Guide

Pamphlets in American History: Indians

Call Number: DOCS A012
Accompanied by printed guide

Statistics and Population

For the most recent official statistical data from the Census Bureau, visit www.census.gov

1990 Census of Housing: General Housing Characteristics. American Indian and Alaska Native Areas

Variant title: General housing characteristics, American Indian and Alaska native areas
Call Number: DOCS C 3.224/3-2:990 CH-1-1 A
Publisher: Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, Bureau of the Census, 1992
URL: http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS45270

1990 Census of Population: Social and Economic Characteristics. American Indian and Alaska Native Areas

Variant title: Social and economic characteristics, American Indian and Alaska native areas
Call Number: DOCS C 3.223/7-2:1990 CP-2-1 A/SEC.1-2
Publisher: Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, Bureau of the Census, 1993

1990 Census of Housing: Detailed Housing Characteristics. American Indian and Alaska Native Areas

Variant title: Detailed housing characteristics, American Indian and Alaska Native areas
Call Number: DOCS C 3.224/3-5:1990 CH-2-1 A
Publisher: Washington, DC:  U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, Bureau of the Census, 1993
URL: http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS9205