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Native American Heritage Month (November): Library Research

Library Databases

Try the following library databases to start your research.

Additional Databases & Research Guides

For off-campus access to databases, you may need to enter your myMCC username and password.

Research Areas

Interested in Native American history and issues as a research topic? Below are some suggested keywords and subjects to search our catalog and databases.

Broader term: Indigenous Peoples of North America

Narrower terms: Iroquois, Cherokee, Algonquins, et.al.

  • Native American AND art (broad term). For a narrow term, search Native American AND baskets, beadwork, jewelry, et. al
  • Native American AND artists
  • Native American AND architecture
  • Native American AND activists
  • Native American AND casinos
  • Native American children -- institutional care
  • Legal status of Native American children
  • Native American Code Talkers
  • Native American cooking
  • Native American clothing
  • Native American dance
  • Native American -- funeral customs and rites
  • Native American history
  • Certificate of Degree in Indian Blood
  • Native American title (use instead of Native American land claims)
  • Native American languages
  • Native American legislators
  • Native American prayers
  • Native American religious leaders
  • Native American reservations
  • Enslaved Native Americans
  • Native American students
  • Native American toys
  • Native American tribal governments
  • Native American tribal prisons
  • Native American veterans
  • Native Americans with disabilities
  • Native American wars
  • Native American weapons