Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a reading by U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo

The Library invites you to attend a virtual poetry reading on Monday, November 16 at 6:00 p.m. EST by Joy Harjo of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, the first Native American to be appointed as U.S. Poet Laureate (2019-2021). Harjo is … Continue reading

Library Resources Provide Information on Indigenous Peoples of North America

New! The Library offers American Indian Histories and Cultures and Indigenous Peoples of North America — complementary resources providing information on how, for five centuries, Native Americans have continued to define themselves in the face of colonization and genocide. American … Continue reading

Library resource American Indian newspapers: nearly 200 years of Native American journalism

Researchers now have access to nearly 200 years of print journalism by and for the Indigenous people of the United States and Canada. From the earliest existing issue of the “Cherokee Phoenix” (1828) to present-day news about education, environmentalism, land … Continue reading

The Library’s New Online Civil War Database Opens Vast Collection of Primary Sources

The new Library online resource Confederate Military Manuscripts and Records of Union Generals and the Union Army offers researchers the most comprehensive documentary picture available of the American Civil War. Documents include courts-martial case files; papers related to courts of … Continue reading