Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

Photograph of unidentified Bannock or Northern Shoshone men, taken by Benedicte Wrensted in 1897.

Join the Law Library in celebrating National Native American Heritage Month!  Read one of the many Native American histories in the library’s collection, including Visiting Professor Benjamin Madley’s book, An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873, Damon B. Akins and William J. Bauer Jr.’s We Are the Land: A History of Native California and Christian McMillen’s Making Indian Law: The Hualapai Land Case and the Birth of Ethnohistory. For more in-depth research, check out some of the library’s indigenous law databases and archives:

  • Indigenous Peoples of North America: Covers the political, social, and cultural history of the native peoples of the US & Canada from the 16th to the 20th century.
  • Indigenous Peoples of the Americas: History, Culture & Law: Treaties, federal statutes and regulations, federal case law, tribal codes and constitutions.
  • American Indian Law Collection: An expansive archive of treaties, federal statutes and regulations, federal case law, tribal codes, constitutions, and jurisprudence.
  • Indian Claims Insight: This one-of-a-kind research tool that provides researchers with the opportunity to understand and analyze Native American migration and resettlement throughout U.S. history, as well as federal government Indian removal policies and subsequent actions to address Native American claims.