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Book suggestions -- American Indian tribes in Wisconsin

By Heather on Nov 23, 2014 4:45 PM

Indian Nations of Wisconsin book cover

As Native American Heritage Month 2015 approaches its end, we invite you to continue to learn more about American Indians in Wisconsin throughout the year. The following library materials are excellent resources to help with that:

Bieder, Robert E., Native American Communities in Wisconsin, 1600-1960: A Study of Tradition and Change, Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1995. [CountyCat link]

Doan, Mary Anne and Jim Stevens, eds., Dreaming History: A Collection of Wisconsin Native-American Writing, Prairie Oak Press, 1995. [CountyCat link]

Doxtator, Antonio J. and Renee J. Zakhar, American Indians in Milwaukee, Arcadia Publishing, 2011. [CountyCat link]

Loew, Patty, Indian Nations of Wisconsin: Histories of Endurance and Renewal, 2nd ed., Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2013. [CountyCat link]

Lurie, Nancy Oestreich, Wisconsin Indians, Rev. ed., Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2002. [CountyCat link]

Tigerman, Kathleen, Wisconsin Indian Literature : Anthology of Native Voices, University of Wisconsin Press, 2006. [CountyCat link]

The Urban Indians and the Culture of Collective Action [DVD], Milwaukee: Urban Anthropology, 2006. [CountyCat link]

For children, check out:

Loew, Patty, Native People of Wisconsin, Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2003. [CountyCat link]

Krull, Kathleen, One Nation, Many Tribes: How Kids Live in Milwaukee's Indian Community, New York: Lodestar, 1995. [CountyCat link]

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