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Native American History and Information: Home

Learn more about the U.S. indigenous population! Source: Newark Public Library

Electronic Resources

American-Indian History and Culture: An On-line Encyclopedia
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Fast access to 5000 years of culture, history and people through subject entries, biographies, primary source documents, maps and photographs. (This service was partially funded by the South Jersey Regional Library Cooperative.)

Recommended Websites

Indian Legends
Many stories, arranged by tribe. For even more folklore, see

Museum of Indian Culture
Lots of information about the people who inhabited New Jersey/Pennsylvania before colonists arrived here.

Map of North American Tribes
When you click on the name of the tribe, you’ll find more information, nice pictures of traditional clothing.

Native American Crafts
Clothing, bead work, carvings, jewelry, drums, and more.

Native American History of Corn
History and recipes.

Native American Mythology
Brief entries for tribes and legendary figures in the various North American traditions.

Native American Nations
“Links to pages that have either been set up by the nations themselves, or are pages devoted to a particular nation.”

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