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Chilkat dancers pose in ceremonial dress with wood carvings, Alaska, 1895.University of Washington Libraries Digital Collection. American Indians of the Pacific Northwest
Welcome to the American Indian Studies Research Guide
This guide provides starting points for researching topics dealing with contemporary issues in American Indian Studies.
For historical resources, including primary documents, use the History by Topic Guide for Native Americans.
Other areas of study, see the complete list here.
Starting Points Research Tool List:
Academic Search Complete This link opens in a new window
Scholarly articles and general interest sources in all fields.
America: History & Life with Full Text This link opens in a new window
Scholarly articles on American and Canadian history
AnthropologyPlus This link opens in a new window
Scholarly articles & other sources in the fields of anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore and more.
Ethnic NewsWatch This link opens in a new window
Journal, magazine, and newspaper articles written primarily by Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian & Pacific Islander, and Jewish people, covering 1959-present.
Sociological Abstracts This link opens in a new window
Journal articles in the field of sociology, including international literature and other related disciplines.
SAGE Research Methods Online (SRM) This link opens in a new window
Articles, books, case studies, datasets, and video covering the practices of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research methodologies. See SRM Guide