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The History guide provides links to reliable database and web resources.

Reference Books

A good place to start gathering information about Native American History


Handbook of North American Indians (Smithsonian, 17 vols.)  REF E 77.H25 v.#

Atlas of the North American Indian   REF E 77.W195 2000

American Indian Biographies   REF E 98.A46 2005

American Indian History (2 vol.)   REF E 77.A496 2003

Encyclopedia of American Indian Contributions to the World - 15000 Years of Inventions & Innovations  REF E 54.5.K46 2002

Encyclopedia of American Indian Removal (2 vol. - includes Primary Documents)  REF E 98.R4 E63 2011

Encyclopedia of Native American Wars & Warfare  REF E 81.E98 2005

American Indian Religious Traditions - An Encyclopedia (3 vol.)  REF E 98.R3 C755 2005


RefWorks / Manage Your Research


RefWorks -- an online research management, writing and collaboration tool -- is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.

Set up an account using your UAA/APU user ID and Password, and start organizing and sharing your research.

Starting Points

Native American Web Resources

Native American History

Index of Native American History Resources on the Internet

Native American Resources: Sites for Online Research​

National Museum of the American Indian

Library of Congress Digital Collections

United Illinois and Wabash Land Companies Primary Source Documents​

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