Yale University’s dynamic collections include significant resources for learning about American Indian people, past and present. This website provides an overview of these resources, designed to help students and other researchers locate primary and secondary materials related to American Indian experiences. Highlights from the university’s libraries, galleries, and museums can be found on the pages of this site, along with links to important tools for exploring the collections.
Materials related to American Indian peoples exist in multiple locations and formats across the University. These diverse holdings include photographs, artwork, artifacts, maps, legal documentation, manuscripts, printed texts, and secondary sources. Many items have been created by American Indians authors, craftspeople, activists, and others from communities across North America.