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ENG 651 - American Literature Pre-1860: Indigenous People
A guide to primary resources for students of ENG 651
American West is comprised of original manuscripts, rare printed books, maps and ephemeral material from the Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana at the Newberry Library, Chicago, and covering topics including the growth of urban centres, the environmental impact of westward expansion and life in the borderlands.
Covers events from the time of ancient Indian civilizations in North America to recent happenings in American Indian life in the 21st century, providing readers with an understanding of not only what happened to shape the American Indian experience but also how these events continue to affect people's lives today.
Covers thousands of years of American Indian history, from the first migrations into North America, through the development of specific tribal identities, to the turbulent first centuries of encounters with European settlers up until 1800.
Examines the history and impact of U.S. relations with Native Americans. Entries cover many topics relating to U.S./Native American relations, from history, politics, and sociology to civil rights and culture.