NATIVE AMERICAN RESEARCH PATHFINDER

 

Media Catalog:  put the name of your tribe or the phrase “Native Americans” in    the subject line. 

 

Reference:  The Encyclopedia of North American Indians (11 volume set--use  the Nations and Tribes section of the index); Peoples of the Americas (11 volume set); Atlas of Ancient America; Atlas of the North American Indian; general encyclopedias. 

 

 

Kid Info -- http://www.kidinfo.com  

Choose Student Index>American History>Scroll to More History Topics>Native Americans (or Ancient Indians)>scroll for your tribe

 

About North Georgia -- http://ngeorgia.com/history

 

Databases found on the Media Services Homepage:

 

       History Resource Center*

              Click Subject Search

                      Type in name of tribe

                             If necessary, click “View results

                                    Look at various essays, topic overviews, etc.

 

       World Book Encyclopedia Online* & Encyclopedia Britannica*

 

C.E.R.F * (on home page under “Other Resources”)-- Search engine for curriculum      resources.  Enter your tribe name in the search area.

 

Also try the Multnomah County Library in Portland, Oregon:

       http://www.multcolib.org/homework/natamhc.html        

     

 

Native Languages of the Americas: Facts for Kids

http://www.native-languages.org/kids.htm

 

 

*Home access is available.  Ask media specialist for passwords.

August 19, 2005