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Gale sources indigenous peopls database

Indigenous Peoples

North America: Archival database covers the history of American Indian tribes in the US and Canada as well as supporting organizations. Subjects include the political, social, and cultural history of North American native peoples from the 16th to the 20th century.

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Gale ebooks database

Gale eBooks (Virtual Reference Library)

Reference books for all ages with topics in health, history, government, science, education & business.

*New in 2021: Multicultural Studies collection

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Native American Books, Authors, and Resources
A working guide for educators, librarians, school counselors and other support staff as they seek to develop their literary collections.

American Indian Resource List
SD State Library curated list includes links for library and classroom collection development, resources specific to South Dakota tribes, and more

Oceti Sakowin Essential Understandings & Standards (OSEU)
Foundational concepts for teaching about the history and culture of the Oceti Sakowin

OSEU Instructional Resources
Culturally appropriate resources to aid in the teaching of the Oceti Sakowin Essential Understandings & Standards

South Dakota Office of Indian Education
An office of the South Dakota Department of Tribal Relations

Native American Heritage Month
A collaborative project of the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.

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