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Ethnographic Databases

Native American Ethnobotany Database

A Database of Foods, Drugs, Dyes and Fibers of Native American Peoples, Derived from Plants.

Library & Archives of Canada

The collection contains materials in all types of formats from across Canada and around the world.

American Museum of Natural History

Over 250,000 ethnographic and archaeological objects digitally imaged and are accessible online.

Smithsonian Collections Search

Search over 17.3 million records of museum objects, archives and library materials.

G.E.E. Lindquist Native American Photos

Images date from 1909 to 1953, and are drawn from at least thirty-four States, as well as Mexico and Canada. 

Biodiversity Heritage Library

The world’s largest open access digital library for biodiversity literature and archives. 

Historical Books & Journals

Narrative of the Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition of 1857 : and of the Assinniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition of 1858.

The Red River Settlement: Its Rise, Progress, and Present State: With Some Account of the Native Races and its general history to present day.

Sketches of frontier and Indian life on the upper Missouri and Great Plains Embracing the Author’s Personal Recollections. 

The great lone land : a narrative of travel and adventure in the North-West of America. With illustrations and Route Maps.

The Buffalo Runners : a tale of the Red River Plains, with illustrations by the author, R.M. Ballantyne.

Pembina settlement: letter  transmitting a report of Major Wood relative to his expedition to Pembina settlement and of the Territory of Minnesota


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