Native American History

The history of America begins not with the first European explorers to visit the continent but with the American Indians who lived here long before the Europeans first sailed to North American shores. Understanding Native American history, including the cultures and customs of the various Indian tribes, is an essential part of understanding U.S. history.

Secondary Websites

These secondary sources offer a broad look at the history of Natives in North America.

Exhibits and Collections

These Web sites offer collections of documents, photographs, artifacts and other primary source material with descriptions explaining their historical importance.

Legal and Government Documents

These archives provide the laws, treaties, executive orders and other documents that shaped the role of Indian tribes in the United States.

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