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ETHN 494: Native American Women and Indigenous Feminisms

This guide is designed to help you construct a biographical sketch of an Indigenous historical figure.

Find Books at USD

Search the Library Catalog for books held by Copley Library. 

Type in the person's name, or click on "Advanced Search" and do a Subject search for Indian women North American Biography

Note the call number and availability, and (if it's available) then retrieve it and check it out. You can access ebooks directly from the link embedded in the catalog record.

A good place to find ebooks is ProQuest Ebook Central and the Internet Archive.

Request Books from Other Libraries

Sometimes USD might not have the book you need. When this happens, you should:

  1. Search for the resource in the San Diego Circuit catalog. The Circuit searches the catalogs of USD, SDSU, UCSD, the San Diego Public Library, and the San Diego County Library. If you find the book you need, you can make an online request and have it delivered to Copley Library.
  2. If the book is not available through the Circuit, use Copley's Interlibrary Loan service, which borrows materials from a number of other libraries. Submit ILL requests here.

Angel De Cora, Winona LaDuke, and Zitkala-Sa

Angel De Cora          Reception (4099192018) (cropped)          Zitkala-Sa, 1898

Angel De Cora: Gustave Hensel Studio [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Winona LaDuke: Sarah Deer from Saint Paul, USA [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Zitkala-Sa: Gertrude Käsebier [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons