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Native American Studies

Selected resources in Native American Studies at Ball State University Libraries.

Biographical Databases

Online Collections

Mathers Museum of World Cultures (

The North American Euro American Collections of the Wanamaker Collection consists of over 8000 images of American Indians made between 1908 and 1923 by Joseph K. Dixon. These individuals represented over 150 tribes.


Edward S. Curtis's: The North American Indian (

The North American Indian by Edward S. Curtis is one of the most significant and controversial representations of traditional American Indian culture ever produced. Issued in a limited edition from 1907-1930, the publication continues to exert a major influence on the image of Indians in popular culture.