Alexander Street Press's Music Online: American Song database contains some excellent resources for Native American Music. Titles include The Promised Land: American Indian Songs of Lament and Protest (Folkways Records), An Historical Album of Blackfoot Indian Music (Folkways Records), Cry from the Earth: Music of the North American Indians (Folkways Records), and many more. (Note: you will have to log in with your WSU Network ID and password for off-campus access).
The Smithsonian Institution's Handbook of North American Indians is a great to begin a research project related to a particular tribe. This 20 volume resource is organized according to region and offers excellent introductory essays covering history, traditions, language, culture, and more.
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More information on Native American Studies at Washington State University is available through the Department of Comparative Ethnic Studies.
Use Search It for a general overview of available monographs, articles, Internet resources, and AV materials to inform your research.
For research assistance related to Native American Studies, please contact Gabriella Reznowski.