There are currently 574 Federally recognized tribes throughout the United States. Tribal Nations are in what is known as the policy era of self-governance yet Tribal Nations are still fighting for recognition, sovereignty, and treaty recognition. This November, let's be mindful that American Indians/Alaskan Natives do not only exist in the past and they are very much a part of every great state in our Nation. This libguide was created to bring together and highlight many of the library resources we have that pertain to American Indians & Alaskan Natives and American Indian Studies.
Arizona is home to 22 Federally recognized tribal nations
The city of Tucson got it's name from the Tohono O'odham word, Schook-shon which means at the foot of black hill.
Hosted by Native author/activist, Rebecca Nagle (Cherokee)
About the podcast: an 1839 assassination of a Cherokee leader and a 1999 murder case – two crimes nearly two centuries apart provide the backbone to a 2020 Supreme Court decision that determined the fate of five tribes and nearly half the land in Oklahoma.