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13. Native Americans in United States History (1492-1877)

Armstrong, Virginia Irving, ed. I Have Spoken: American History through the Voices of the Indians. Athens, Ohio: Swallow Press, 1984. NRG: E 98.07 A7 1984

Axtell, James, ed. The Indian Peoples of Eastern America: A Documentary History of the Sexes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1981. PIN: E 78 .E2 152 1981

Bacheller, John D., comp. A Native American Sourcebook. New York, McGraw-Hill, 1997. (Documents relate to the federal government's relationship with Native Americans. Material organized as follows: federal legislation, U.S. Supreme Court decisions, other court decisions, reports, presidential statements and directives, treaties, and "other." Many of the documents have been excerpted.) NRG: E 93 .B322 1997

Boudinot, Elias. Cherokee Editor: The Writings of Elias Boudinot. Edited by Theda Perdue. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1996. (Author was a Cherokee who was an important tribal leader during the time that climaxed with the "Trail of Tears." Period covered by the documents: 1821-1836.) NRG, RVS: E 99 .C5 B735 1996

Black Hawk. Black Hawk: An Autobiography. Edited by Donald Jackson. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1964. RVS: E 83.83 .B635 1964

Calloway, Colin G., ed. Dawnland Encounters: Indians and Europeans in Northern New England. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1991. RGC: E 99 .A13 C354 1991

Calloway, Colin G., ed. The World Turned Upside Down: Indian Voices from Early America. St. Martin, 1994. RGC: E 77 .W883 1994

Catlin, George. Episodes from Life Among the Indians, and Last Rambles. Edited by Marvin C. Ross. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1979. RGC: E 58 .C3535 1979

Catlin, George. Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the North American Indians; Written during Eight Years' Travel (1832-1839) amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America. 2 vols. New York: Dover, 1973. (Reprint of 1844 edition.) NRG: E 77 .C38 1973

Clark, Robert A., ed. The Killing of Chief Crazy Horse: Three Eyewitness Views. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1988. EVC, PIN, RGC, RVS: E 99 .03 K54 1988

Derounian-Stodola, Kathryn Zabelle, ed. Women's Indian Captivity Narratives. New York: Penguin Group, 1998. (Ten complete narratives spanning period 1682-1892. From the back cover: "The narrative of capture by Native Americans is arguably the first American literary form dominated by women's experiences.Many such captivity narratives were fact based but often transformed by authors or editors into spellbinding adventure stories, sentimental tales, spiritual autobiographies, or anti-Indian propaganda.") NRG: E 85 .W85 1998

[Gale Research.] DISCovering Multicultural America. Detroit, Mich.: Gale Research, 1997. (Database on the World-Wide Web. 350 primary source documents covering all of the scope of United States history. Includes documents about Native Americans in the period covered by this course. Select "Significant Documents," then de-select all groups except Native Americans. Then click on "Search." Some of the documents are excerpts. At present, can only be accessed from a computer in an ACC facility. Students can do this from any Learning Resource Center or computer lab.) All ACC LRCs: <http://galenet.gale.com/m/mcp/db/dma/>. For assistance, see a reference librarian or other LRC personnel.

Greene, A. C. The Last Captive. Austin, Tex.: Encino Press, 1972. (Contents: Account of a Texan, Herman Lehmann, who was captured by Apaches. Combination of Herman's story in his own words and author's commentary.) RGC, RVS: E 99 .A6 L443

Greene, Jerome, ed. Lakota and Cheyenne: Indian Views of the Great Sioux War, 1876-1877. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1985. CYP: E 83.876 .L25 1994

Hamilton, Charles, ed. Cry of the Thunderbird: The American Indian's Own Story. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1972. (Readings are undated. "Notes" section, begining on p. 262, will help date some of them. Selected bibliography has section, "Books and Pamphlets Written or Dictated by American Indians.") RGC: E 77 .H2 1972

Hopkins, Sarah Winnemucca. Life Among the Piutes: Their Wrongs and Claims. Bishop, Calif.: Chalfant Press, 1969. NRG, RGC: E 99 .P2 H7 1969

Hosen, Frederick E., ed. Rifle, Blanket, and Kettle: Selected Indian Treaties and Laws. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1985. RGC: KF 8202 .H6 1985

Lee, Nelson. Three Years among the Comanches: The Narrative of Nelson Lee, the Texas Ranger. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1991. (Gary Clayton Anderson, in the foreword, calls this account "a primary source where the author is not honest with the reader." Read the foreword before using. Value lies mainly in its description of the Texas Rangers and their attitudes, especially their racial prejudice. Covers period, 1840s-1850s. Originally published, 1859.) CYP: E 99 .C85 L44 1991

Mackenzie, Ranald. Ranald Mackenzie's Official Correspondence Relating to Texas,1871-1873.. Edited by Ernest Wallace. Lubbock: West Texas Museum Association, 1967. (Author popular and successful U.S army cavalry officer who fought Indians in western Texas from Mexico north to the Panhandle in the 1870s.) RVS F 391 .M167 A4 1967

Mackenzie, Ranald. Ranald Mackenzie's Official Correspondence Relating to Texas,1873-1879. Edited by Ernest Wallace. Lubbock: West Texas Museum Association, 1968. (Bound with Ranald Mackenzie's Official Correspondence Relating to Texas,1871-1873. This book begins after p. 202 of the earlier volume. (Author popular and successful U.S army cavalry officer who fought Indians in western Texas from Mexico north to the Panhandle in the 1870s.) RVS: F 391 .M167 A4 1967

McCutchen, David, transl. The Red Record: The Wallam Olum, the Oldest Native North American History. Garden City Park, N.Y.: Avery, 1993. RGC, RVS: E 99. D2 .W2413 1993

McClintock, Walter. Old Indian Trails: An Authentic Look at Native American Life and Culture. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992. (Subject is the Siksika Indians.) NRG: E 99 S54 M18 1992

Mintz, Steven, ed. Native American Voices. St. James, N.Y.: Brandywine Press, 1994. (Includes a history of Native Americans by Mintz.) CYP: E 77 .M56 1995

Moquin, Wayne, ed. Great Documents in American Indian History. New York: Praeger, 1973. NRG, RGC: E 77.2 .M66

Nabokov, Peter, ed. Native American Testimony: An Anthology of Indian and White Relations: First Encounter to Dispossession. New York: Crowell, 1978. ("A collection of documents in which native Americans describe their responses to the explorers, traders, missionaries, settlers, and government diplomats and soldiers seeking dominion over their ancient homeland.") RGC: E 93 .N29 1978

Nabokov, Peter, ed. Native American Testimony: From Prophecy to the Present, 1492-1992. New York: Viking, 1991. NRG, RGC, RVS: E 93 .N3 1991

Narratives of Indian Captives. (The Garland Library of Narratives of North American Indian Captivities.) New York: Garland Pub., 1976. (Contents: J. J. Methvin, Andele, or, The Mexican-Kiowa Captive; Mrs. L. G. Benton, Grandfather's Captivity and Escape; George G. Allanson, Stirring Adventures of the Joseph Brown. (These three narratives are bound together in one volume, with the binding title, Narratives of Indian Captives. The entire series [more than 100 volumes] is in the Center for American History at UT. The call number is E 85 G2Consult the UT for the titles and other publication data.) RGC: E 99 .K5 M4. Note: This book is catalogued as Methvin, J.J. , Andele, or, The Mexican-Kiowa. The title on the binding is Narratives of Indian Captives.

Riley, Patricia, ed. Growing Up Native American: An Anthology. New York: William Morrow, 1993. (Relevant material: Excerpt from Sara Winnemucca Hopkins, Life Among the Piutes: Their Wrongs and Claims (1883); Francis La Flesche, The Middle Five: Indian Schoolboys of the Omaha Tribe (1900).) NRG: E 98 .C5 G76 1993

Rosenstiel, Annette, ed. Red and White: Indians Views of the White Man, 1492-1982. New York: Universe Books, 1983. NRG, RGC: E 77 .R4 1983

Seattle, Chief. Brother Eagle, Sister Sky: A Message from Chief Seattle. New York: Dial Books, 1991. (A Suquamish Indian chief describes his people's respect and love for the earth and concern for its destruction.) RGC Connections Center; RVS Leisure Reading Collection: E 98 .L3 S39 1991

Tanner, John. The Falcon: A Narrative of the Captivity and Adventures of John Tanner. New York: Penguin Putnam, Inc., 1994. (Originally published in 1830 and written in the late 1820s. Tells of capture at age 9 in Kentucky  by Shawnee and sold to an Ojibwa family. Lived with them in Minnesota, Michigan, Ontario, and along the Red River. Married Indian woman in 1800, returned to Kentucky, then soon rejoined with Ojibway family. Tried unsuccessfully to blend the two cultures.) RVS: E 87 .T16 A3 1994

Turner, Frederick W., ed. The Portable North American Indian Reader. New York: Viking Press, 1974. NRG: E 77 .T937 1974

Vogel, Virgil J., ed. This Country Was Ours: A Documentary History of the American Indian. New York: Harper & Row, 1972. NRG, RGC: E 77.2 V63 1972

Washburn, Wilcomb E., comp. The Indian and the White Man. Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor, 1964. PIN: E 77 .W3 1964

Wilbarger, J. W. Indian Depredations in Texas: Reliable Accounts of Battles, Wars, Adventures, Forays, Murders, Massacres, etc., etc., Together with Biographical Sketches of Many of the Most Noted Indian Fighters and Frontiersmen of Texas. Austin, Texas: State House Press, 1985. (Facsimile of edition published: Austin, Texas: Hutchings Printing House, 1889. Technically a secondary source, but almost all material in the book is by persons who knew from direct knowledge whereof they wrote. Author/compiler was a Texas pioneer. Time covered: 1821-1889.) PIN, RVS: E 78 T4 W62 1985

Winfrey, Dorman H., and James M. Day, eds. The Indian Papers of Texas and the Southwest, 1825-1916. 5 vols. (Fred H. and Ella Mae Moore Texas History Reprint Series.) Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1995. (Official letters, documents, reports, and treaties relating to Texas Indian tribes. Contents: Vol. I, 1825-1843; Vol. II, 1844-1845; Vol. III, 1846-1859; Vol. IV, 1860-1916; Vol. V, letters from the Executive Department, 1846-1859. Each volume indexed separately.) RVS: E 78 .S8 T49 1995

Wrone, David R., and Russell S. Nelson, Jr. eds. Who's the Savage: A Documentary History of the Mistreatment of the Native North Americans. Malabar, Fla: Krieger, 1982. NRG: E 93 .W63 1982

(See also: Era of the American Revolution; Early National Period, 1789-1828,Jacksonian Democracy, Manifest Destiny, and Sectionalism, 1829-1861; The Civil War; The Frontier and the West; Texas History before Annexation to the United States)

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