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Electronic Resources for American Indian, First Nations & Indigenous Studies

The purpose of this research guide is to focus on key Electronic Resources for American Indian, First Nations & Indigenous Studies, with an emphasis on the Native American experience in the United States.

The cultures of First Nations and Inuit peoples are rooted in their oral tradition. An oral tradition is a culture's collection of spoken words that have been handed down for generations. ... The words are heard many times throughout a person's life. Stories are told and retold.

Oral Traditions - Indigenous Foundations 

Oral-based knowledge systems are predominant among First Nations. Stories are frequently told as evening family entertainment to pass along local or family ...

Oral Traditions – Siwal Si'wes Digital Library

Four Directions Teachings: Celebrates Indigenous oral traditions by honoring the process of listening with intent as each elder or traditional teacher shares a .

Four Directions Teachings

An audio narrated resource for learning about Indigenous knowledge and philosophy from five diverse First Nations in Canada.

Storytelling Overview from the First Nations Pedagogy Online ...

Storytelling. First Nations, Inuit, and Metis cultures have long passed on knowledge from generation to generation through oral traditions, including storytelling.

Oral history transcripts (University of Florida Digital Collections)

for the Native American collections, including the Lumbee, Cherokee, Catawba, and more, are available online at the University of Florida Digital Collections.

Indian-Pioneer Papers Collection

An oral history collection spanning from 1861 to 1926 that includes typescripts of interviews conducted by government workers during the 1930s, regarding the settlement of Oklahoma and Indian territories and the condition and conduct of life there.

All My Relations

Matika Wilbur and Adrienne Keene explore what it means to be Indigenous.

Missing and Murdered

Investigative journalist Connie Walker recounts stories of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

Secret Life of Canada

Falen Johnson and Leah Simone Bowen talk about Canadian history from brown and Indigenous perspectives.

The Henceforward

Conversations about the relationship between Indigenous and Black people in Canada.