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New York - Researching: Native American History

Provides an overview of resources for researching New York City and the State of New York.

Native American History in New York

This page provides a selection of resources related to Native American history in New York. If you need additional help with your research in this area, please contact one of the librarians listed on this guide to schedule a research consultation.

Background Research with Reference Books

Selected Books

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Finding Articles with Databases

Local Resources

Treaties, Laws, Court Cases

Digital Primary Source Collections

By subscription

Open Access

American Indian Boarding Schools

The State of New York hosted (3) residential boarding schools for Native Americans.

Historical map showing general Haudenosaunee areas

Image credit: Map of Ho-De-No-Sau-Nee-Ga : Or the territories of the People of the Long House in 1720 by Lewis Morgan via the Library of Congress

Place Names & Maps

Language Resources

Indigenous Knowledge & Citation

To cite Indigenous elders and knowledge keepers in APA or MLA, consult the guidance in this paper:

MacLeod, Lorisia. "More Than Personal Communication: Templates For Citing Indigenous Elders and Knowledge Keepers." KULA: Knowledge Creation, Dissemination, and Preservation Studies 5, no. 1 (2021): 1-5.

Reference & Instruction Department

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