Call Number: Special Collections PNW E78.W3 F73 1972
Publication Date: 1972
Subjects: Indians of North America -- Washington (State); Indians of North America -- Fishing; Indians of North America -- Economic conditions
Reflects the American Friends Service Committee’s record of the Indian position, feelings, and actions on Indian fishing rights.
Subjects: Salishan Indians; Indians of North America -- Washington (State), Western
v. 1 Indian Claims Commission, Introduction to the Ethnohistorical Reports on the Land Claims Cases; Background Material Showing Tribal Distribution in Washington in the early Nineteenth Century (map); Economic Life of the Coast Salish of Haro and Rosario straits
v.2 Investigation and Analysis of the Puget Sound Indians; Influence of White Contact on the Indians of Northern Puget Sound; Quileute Indians of Puget Sound; Medicine Creek Tribes; Snohomish Indian People
v.3Anthropological Investigation of the Makah Indians; History of the Neah Bay Agency; Anthropological Investigation of the Chehalis Indians; John Work on the Chehalis Indians; Aboriginal Population of Western Washington State; Handbook of Cowlitz Indians; Commission Findings, Indian Claims Commission
v.4 Structure of Twana Culture; Study of Religious Change Among the Skagit Indians of Washington
v.5 Commission Findings on the Coast Salish and Western Washington Indians, Indian Claims Commission
Call Number: Special Collections PNW E98.R3 G46 1992
Publication Date: 1992
Subjects: Indians of North America -- Religion -- Dictionaries
Includes all of North America
Articles not signed, sources given for some of the entries
Useful index by tribe includes bibliographic sources for that tribe
Early version of Handbook of North American Indians
Dated, but each entry signed—several by experts.
Good to know about because often cited in early writings.
Bibliographies can be hard to decipher.
Call Number: Special Collections PNW E76.2 .K54 2005
Publication Date: 2005
More like a directory than encyclopedia. Some of the most useful lists Included are lists of all reservations, casinos, organizations, and schools.
A biographical section is useful for contemporary figures.
Call Number: Special Collections PNW E78 N77 R79 1992
Publication Date: 2010
Historical information concerning Indian tribes located in the Pacific Northwest. Major tribes described include the Cathlamet, Cowlitz, Klamath, Lummi, Nez Percé, Paiute, Puyallup, Shoshoni, Spokane, (Spokan), Suquamish, Tillamook.
One of best overview guides to PNW tribes
Bibliographies at the end of entries
Call Number: Special Collections PNW E78.N78 S762 1984
Publication Date: 1984
Subjects: Indians of North America -- Antiquities -- Northwest Coast of North America; Cedar
Discusses importance of cedar to NW tribes, numerous drawings cover cedar in all aspects of native life from cloth to totem poles
Call Number: Special Collections PNW E98.T6 S74 1990
Publication Date: 1990
Subjects: Totem poles -- Northwest Coast of North America; Indian sculpture -- Northwest Coast of North America
Includes a section on interpreting the designs on poles, and descriptions of poles in different locations throughout the Northwest.
Subjects: Indians of North America; Eskimos
NOTE: Northwest volumes only
Each volume was edited separately by an expert in that geographic area.
Articles are all signed.
Ranges from pre
Essays include notes to extensive bibliographies.
Special Collections has PNW volumes only:
v.7 Northwest Coast
Call Number: Special Collections PNW E78.W3 T56 1991
Publication Date: 1991
Subjects: Indians of North America -- Washington (State) -- Exhibitions; Indian art -- Washington (State) -- Exhibitions
Divided by Eastern and Western Washington Indian heritage
Includes an oral history account of a previously unrecorded Chief Seattle speech at the signing of the Mukilteo Treaty in 1855
Call Number: Special Collections PNW E78.O6 Z8 1983
Publication Date: 1983
Subject: Indians of North America -- Oregon
Dated, but useful overview. Three sections: Traditional, Historical, Contemporary sections deal themes like Indian policy, fishing rights, land rights. Useful maps.
This guide includes commonly-used reference material held in Special Collections. This guide is divided into subject areas. Please search the Library Catalog below for other key reference sources that may not be contained in this list.