American Indian Experience, The

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Native America from Prehistory to the Present Day

This full-text digital resource explors the histories and contemporary cultures of the indigenous peoples of the United States. A comprehensive collection, the database offers access to an online library that features more than 150 volumes of reference content, hundreds of primary documents, and thousands of images.

Enhance Research and Spark Discussion

Designed, developed, and indexed under the guidance of Loriene Roy, the first Native American President of the American Library Association, and a team of American Indian librarians and scholars to meet the needs of teachers and their students, librarians and their patrons, researchers and the general public, The American Indian Experience is an indispensable electronic library resource covering prehistory to the present day.

The American Indian Experience also includes an Analyze section which poses key questions aimed at stimulating critical thinking. This section takes the reader though an issue with Need to Know, Dilemma, Investigate and Doing More sections aimed at such topics as "Cultural Depictions of Native Americans" and "Westward Expansion's Impact on Native America."


Advanced Search, with its elegantly laid-out tool set for crafting very precise search strategies, gives the user great control over the whole search process.

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