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American Indian Literatures: Final Project Research Guide

Recommended resources for IN502: American Indian Literatures final project | Winter '24

Lloyd Kiva New, Cherokee Syllabary, ca.1945-60, dye on cotton, 36 x 49 in. Courtesy of the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Santa Fe, NM, BIA Collection Property Transfer, PROP-27.

Online Collections from Bunn Library

Background Sources (encyclopedias, maps, timelines):

Academic Journals and eBooks:

Literary Criticism:

Newspapers and Newspaper Archives:

Primary Sources (images, documents, etc.):

Recommended Resources from the Web

Books and eBooks at Bunn Library

To find a book, search the Bunn Library CatalogUse the General Keyword search to broaden your results. For a narrower focus, search the catalog by Subject Keyword using the drop-down menu. Books in the library are arranged according to their subject matter. 

To find books in the stacks, look at the call number:

  • 000-699: Lower Level
  • 800-899: Main Floor, next to Fiction *this section contains literature, which will likely be most relevant to your project
  • 700-799, 900-999: Second Floor

Have a useful book in hand?

  • Look at the Index for additional keywords and locate where they are discussed in your book. 
  • Check the Bibliography for additional sources that are connected to your topic.

Suggested titles to get started:
The titles listed below are just a sample of the library's collection. Search the catalog or additional titles, or ask a librarian for help. For more, browse the subject American Literature -- Indian authors in the library's catalog.