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                                               A postcard showing a Native American woman on horseback pulling a child behind her.

Original Postcard: Postcard of Native American woman on horseback pulling a child behind her, University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center, Photofile: Indian - Transportation, Negative Number 0549

Welcome to the Native American and Indigenous Studies research guide. This guide was designed by librarians at UW Libraries and archivists at the UW American Heritage Center to provide information and resources specific to Native American and Indigenous Studies. You will find tabs with information on UW Libraries databases, Native American collections at the AHC, and outside resources.

Tips for Keyword Searches

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We understand that the hardest part of doing research can be identifying keywords. Here are some suggested keywords from your friendly UW library faculty: 

  • Shoshone, Crow, Sioux, Cherokee, Apache, Cheyenne, Navajo, Nez Perce, Lakota, Ute, Pawnee, Paiute, Iroquois, Odawa, and more
  • Native American
  • Indigenous People
  • American Indians

If you need additional help with keywords, please email our team of research librarians at

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