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Indigenous peoples

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on the aboriginal inhabitants either of colonial areas or of modern states where the aboriginal peoples are not in control of the government. General works on the ethnological composition of specific places are entered under Ethnology with local subdivision. Works on a specific indigenous people or group of peoples are entered under the ethnic group, e.g. Navajo Indians.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Jan Taylor papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA1081

Coursework by Jan Taylor, "The Influence of Student Activism on University of Iowa's Support for Native American Students: 1968 - 1993."

Dates: 1999

Native American Collection

Identifier: MsC0905

Documents having to do with Native Americans, including materials relating to the Sac, Fox, and Meskwaki. It is important to note, however, that many of the materials in this collection do not come from Indigenous people themselves.

Dates: 1832-1978

Thoreau Indigenous American Notebooks Collection

Identifier: MsC0795

Photocopies of Thoreau notebooks held by the Pierpont Morgan Library; transcripts of the notebooks made in the 1930s. The collection was assembled by Robert F. Sayre in writing his book Thoreau and the American Indians (1977).

Dates: 1850-1970

William Henry Jackson Photographs

Identifier: MsC0539

Jackson was a photographer and pioneer in the American west. This collection is the work of several photographers, some not credited, and includes some of Jackson's photographs. The images likely correspond to a scrapbook that was one of nine such scrapbooks originally created by the Bureau of American Ethnology.

Dates: 1860-1877