Research Guides

APY 418: Introduction to Native and Indigenous Peoples and Perspectives: Stories of Resistance and Resilience

University of Miami Land Acknowledgement
Subject Specialist

Gilda Santana

  • Director, Architecture Research Center / Art & Art History Librarian
  • (305) 284-5282

Shatha Baydoun

Select Databases
Databases Relating to Native American & Indigenous Studies
American Indian Movement and Native American Radicalism
Includes FBI documentation on the evolution of AIM as an organization of social protest and valuable documentation on the 1973 Wounded Knee standoff. Informant reports and materials collected by the Extremist Intelligence Section of the FBI provide insight into AIM's motives, actions, and leadership and the development of Native American radicalism

North American Indian Thought and Culture
Brings together more than 100,000 pages, integrating autobiographies, biographies, Indian publications, oral histories, personal writings, photographs, drawings, and audio files. This database is a comprehensive representation of historical events as told by the individuals who lived through them and is an essential resource for all those interested in serious scholarly research into the history of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Canadian First Peoples.

American Indian Histories and Cultures
Includes manuscripts, artwork, and rare printed books ranging from the earliest contact with European settlers to photographs and newspapers from the mid-twentieth century.

Bibliography of Indigenous Peoples in North America
A bibliographic database that covers all aspects of indigenous culture, history, and life in North America, with more than 350,000 citations and coverage dating from the sixteenth century to the present. 
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Select Sources From Special Collections
Select Sources From the Cuban Heritage Collection (CHC)
Historical and Contemporary Newspapers
American Periodicals Series
Includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the dawn of the twentieth century, covering two centuries of Americana (1741-1900).

Readex AllSearch
A streamlined platform for searching America's Historical Imprints and America's Historical Newspapers.

Global Newsstream (ProQuest)
Global Newsstream covers national and leading regional newspapers including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA TODAY, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and The Washington Post. International coverage includes The Guardian, The Globe and Mail, Jerusalem Post, and El Pais.

Access World News
Provides full-text information and perspectives from over 1400 U.S. and over 1200 international sources. Each source has its own distinctive focus offering diverse viewpoints on local, regional, and world issues.

17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers
 Includes newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817).

Gale NewsVault
Cross-searching tool for exploring Gales range of historical newspaper and periodical collections including19th Century US Newspapers; British Newspapers, Daily Mail Historical Archive, Liberty Magazine Historical Archive, Punch Historical Archive, and many more. 
Archival Collections

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