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First Nations of Wisconsin : Books

Resources to assist in teaching and learning about Wisconsin First Nations / Native Americans / American Indians

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Call Numbers

The general call number ranges for items includes:

E (The Americas)

PM 101-7356 (American Indian languages)

PZ (children's literature and fiction) 

These are true for all MERIT locations: Professional, PreK-12, and Reference stacks. Below are topical sections highlighting a few resources.

Search Terms and Subject Headings

Below are search terms that may lead you to books on First Nations of Wisconsin in the library catalog:

  • Indians of North America
  • American Indian culture
  • American Indian history
  • American Indian studies
  • American Indian*
  • Native American*
  • First Nation
  • Indigenous

*Include "AND Wisconsin" in your search to find resources specific to Wisconsin tribes.

Subject Specific Research

Please contact the American Indian Studies Library for subject specific research related to American Indian Peoples. 

Choosing Literature

Highlighted Books about Wisconsin Nations at MERIT Library

These are only a selection of the books available at MERIT, highlighted through cooperation with the School of Education's Act 31 team. 

Audiovisual Materials on Wisconsin Native Americans Available at MERIT

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