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Minitex American Indian Presentation


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March 31, 2014 Web Conferencing presentation for Minitex Region including presenters from Minnesota, Michigan and South Dakota.

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Minitex American Indian Presentation

  1. 1. South Dakota: American Indian Resources Vickie Mix, Government Documents Librarian South Dakota State University March 31, 2014
  2. 2. Seven Reservations in South Dakota
  3. 3. State of South Dakota Resources • South Dakota Office of Indian Education • South Dakota State Historical Society • South Dakota State Library • South Dakota State University • The “other” university (USD)
  4. 4. South Dakota State Library- Pierre, SD “Our Native American collection consists of pretty much anything we can get our hands on related to Native Americans in SD. History, more current issues, new perspectives on old historical happenings”. Brenda Hemmelman, SDSL Collection Services Librarian
  5. 5. South Dakota State University: Hilton M. Briggs Library
  6. 6. 125 Years in the Federal Depository Library Program! • Government Documents: Federal Depository Library since 1889 • 77% Selective • Featured resources for American Indian Research: • United States Congressional Serial Set • Department of Interior Annual Reports 1853- • Finding aids • Adler, J.B., ed. (1975). CIS U.S. Serial Set Index. Washington, DC: Congressional Information Service, Inc. • Superintendent of Documents. (1911). Checklist of United States Public Documents. 1789-1909, 3rd ed., Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office.
  7. 7. South Dakota State University: Archives & Special Collections • Senator Thomas A. Daschle Career Papers • The South Dakota Collection: • Materials relating to the land, the people of South Dakota in particular American Indians, and histories of South Dakota including community and county histories. • Notable Native Americans’ papers • Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve Papers (b. 1933 ; d. --) Lakota Sioux, author • Elizabeth Cook-Lynn Papers (b. 1930 -; d.--) Crow Creek Lakota Sioux, editor, essayist, poet, novelist, and academic. • Harold W. Shunk Papers (b. 1907 ; d. 1998) Bureau of Indian Affairs superintendent • Congressman Benjamin Reifel Papers (b. 1906 ; d. 1990) Lakota Sioux, Republican United States Congressman from the First District of South Dakota.
  8. 8. South Dakota State University: Research Guides • American Indian Studies Research Guide: • • Government Information: • • History Research Guide: •
  9. 9. The Other Guys: University of South Dakota
  10. 10. The Other Guys: Center for Western Studies
  11. 11. These are a few of my favorite things . . . • Department of the Interior Publications • Annual Reports I 1.1:yr. • Bureau of Indian Affairs I 20. • Geographical & Geological Survey I 17.5: • Smithsonian Bureau of American Ethnology SI 2.1:
  12. 12. Did I Mention? 125 Years as a Federal Depository Library!