Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

History: Native American: Insider/Outsider Sources- Pollack

Madson Area Technical College Libraries Research Guide for Native American History

These resources include a sampling of potential Native American "insider" and "outsider" sources at the Madison Area Technical College Libraries, as well as some links to online digital collections. You will find more titles in our collection by searching the library catalog. Be sure to check the dates, notes, references, and citations to make sure the selection is appropriate for your assignment. In some cases you may want to track down the original source. For more resources, check the Native American History Research Guide  and your assignment instructions.

"Insider" Sources Titles A-L

A sampling of "Insider" sources at our libraries. Be sure to carefully evaluate  any source will be appropriate for your research.

"Insider" Sources Titles M-Z

"Outsider" Sources

Some examples of books at our libraries that may be useful as "outsider" sources from particular time periods. 

My life as an Indian / by J. W. Schultz-  1907 version is available as an e-book from Cornell- My Life as an Indian-The Story of a Red Woman and a White Man in the Lodges of the Blackfeet (PDF)

See also: Writings of Grant, Franklin, Jefferson, Jackson, Sherman, Eastman,… or JSTOR articles.

Anthologies - Insider/Outsider

Anthologies are collections of selected writings. Consider length and comprehensiveness when evaluating a selection from an anthology for your research paper. You might also try to locate the original source that these excerpts were selected from. 

Resources with both Insider and Outsider Sources

Books at the Madison Area Technical College Libraries: Collections with both insider and outsider sources. Consider length and comprehensiveness when evaluating a selection for your research paper. You might also try to locate the original source that these excerpts were selected from.

Other Bibliographies, Histories, and Resources