Handbook of North American Indians


Handbook of North American Indians

The Handbook of North American Indians is a multi-volume set of encyclopedias published by the Smithsonian Institution beginning in 1978. To date, thirteen volumes are published.

This work documents information about all Indigenous peoples of the Americas north of Mesoamerica, including cultural and physical aspects of the people, language family, history, and prehistory. This is a reference work for historians, anthropologists, scholars, and the general reader. The series utilized noted authorities for each topic. The set is illustrated, indexed, and has extensive bibliographies. Volumes may be purchased individually.

Bibliographic information

"Handbook of North American Indians" / William C. Sturtevant, General Editor. Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution : For sale by the U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents., 1978-.

Volume 3

"Environment, Origins, and Population" / Douglas H. Ubelaker, Vol. Ed.. Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution : For sale by the U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents. 2006. ISBN 0-16-077511-6

72 chapters on the natural environment of the continent to which Indian cultures adapted in prehistoric and historic times, natural resources utilized by these cultures, current knowledge of the earliest Indian occupation (before 9,000 B.C.), and human biology of Indian and Eskimo (Inuit) populations, prehistoric, historic and modern. 1,160 pp.

Volume 4

"History of Indian-white relations" / Wilcomb E. Washburn, editor. Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution : For sale by the U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents., 1988. ISBN 0-16-004583-5

This work provides information on the history of the interactions in North America between the Indigenous peoples of the Americas and those, primarily from Europe and Africa, who arrived after 1492. Chapter topics include national policies, political relations, military interactions, economic aspects affecting the people, religious clashes, and the American Indian in contemporary popular culture through literature and movies.

Volume 5

"Arctic" / , editor. Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution : For sale by the U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents., 1984. ISBN 0-16-004580-0

Included in this sixty chapter volume are Eskimo, Inuit, and Aleut of the United States, Canada, Greenland, and Russia.

Volume 6

"Subarctic". June Helm, editor. Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution : For sale by the U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents., 1981. ISBN 0-87474-186-6

This volume of the series covers languages, culture and history of native peoples from interior Alaska to Labrador. Included are the Athabaskan, Atikamekw, Cree, Ojibwa, Saulteaux, Chipewyan, Dene, and Tli Cho peoples.

Volume 7

"Northwest Coast" / Wayne Suttles, editor. Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution : For sale by the U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents., 1990. ISBN 0-87474-187-4

This work chronicles the native peoples of British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon. The Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian, Haisla, Haihais, Heiltsuk (Bella Bella), Oowekeeno, Nuxálk Nation (Bella Coola), Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl), Nootkans, Makah, Quileute, Chemakum, Kwalhioqua, Clatskanie, Chinookan, Kalapuyan, Tillamook, Alsean, Siuslawan, Coosan, Athapaskans, and Takelma tribes are covered in this volume of the series.

Volume 8

"California" / Heizer, R.F.

Volume 9

"Southwest"

Volume 10

"Southwest" / A. Ortiz

Volume 11

"Great Basin" / Warren L. D'Azevedo, editor

Volume 12

"Plateau" / Deward E. Walker, Jr., volume editor. Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution : For sale by the U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents., 1998. ISBN 0-16-049514-8

This volume documents Pacific Northwest and Canadian indigenous peoples in the Columbia River area. Included is information on Salishan, Sahaptin, Kootenai, Cayuse, and Athabaskan tribes.

Volume 13

"Plains" / Raymond J. DeMallie, volume editor.

Volume 14

"Southeast" / Raymond D. Fogelson, editor

Volume 15

"Northeast" / B.G. Trigger

28-43: Tuck, James A. "Regional Cultural Development, 3000 to 300 BC"70-77: Goddard, Ives "Eastern Algonquian Languages"
78-88: Brasser, Ted E. "Early Indian European Contacts"
89-100: Washburn, Wilcomb E. "Seventeenth-Century Indian Wars"
101-108: Reynolds, Barrie "Beothuk"
109-122: Bock, Philip K. "Micmac"
123-136: Erickson, Vincent O. and Bruce G. Trigger "Maliseet-Passamaquoddy"
160-176: Salwen, Bert "Indians of Southern New England and Long Island: Early Period"
177-189: Conkey, Laura E., Ethel Bolissevian, and Ives Goddard "Indians of Southern New England and Long Island: Late Period"
190-197: Simmons, William S. "Narragansett"
198-212: Brasser, Ted J. "Mahican"
240-252: Feest, Christian F. "Nanticoke and Neighboring Tribes"
271-281: Feest, Christian F. "North Carolina Algonquians"
282-289: Boyce, Douglas W. "Iroquoian Tribes of the Virginia - North Carolina Coastal Plain"
296-321: Fenton, William N. "Northern Iroquoian Culture Patterns"
322-333: Tuck, James A. "Northern Iroquoian Prehistory"
334-356: Trigger, Bruce G. "Early Iroquois Contact with Europeans"
357-361: Trigger, Bruce G. and James F. Pendergast "Saint Lawrence Iroquoians"
362-367: Jennings, Francis "Susquehannock"
368-388: Heidenreich, Conrad E. "Huron"
398-406: Tooker, Elisabeth "Wyandot"
418-441: Tooker, Elisabeth "The League of the Iroquois: Its History, Politics, and Ritual"
442-448: Wallance, Anthony F.C. "Origins of the Longhouse Religion"
449-465: Tooker, Elisabeth "Iroquois Since 1820"
466-480: Fenton, William N. and Elisabeth Tooker "Mohawk"
547-559: Griffin, James B. "Late Prehistory in the Ohio Valley"
583-587: Goddard, Ives "Central Algonquian Languages"
588-593: Hunter, William A. "History of the Ohio Valley"
610-621: Callender, Charles "Great Lakes Riverine Sociopolitical Organization"
636-647: Callender, Charles "Fox"
648-655: Callender, Charles "Sauk"
681-689: Callender, Charles "Miami"
792-797: Day, Gordon M. and Bruce G. Trigger "Algonquian"
Clifton, J.A. "Pattawomi"Feest, Johanna E. and Christian F. Feest "Ottawa"

Volume 17

"Languages" / Ives Goddard, volume editor

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