Introduction to American Indian Histories and Cultures

What is American Indian Histories and Cultures?

American Indian Histories and Cultures is a wide-ranging digital resource presenting a unique insight into interactions between American Indians and Europeans from their earliest contact, continuing through the turbulence of the American Civil War, the on-going repercussions of government legislation, right up to the civil rights movement of the mid-twentieth century.

Explore the consequent political, social and cultural impact on American Indian life against the backdrop of an ever-expanding western frontier through a wealth of rare original documents, including: manuscripts, artwork, photographs, maps, printed materials and newspapers as well as other key features to support research and teaching. Use the fully searchable interactive chronology to discover fascinating facts and events in American Indian history; explore key events and movements across North America with our unique interactive maps; and view visual resources in bespoke galleries and exhibitions.

Learn more about these areas of the resource on the following Take a Tour pages.

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