University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
These are digital projects created by libraries and universities that focus on American Indian history, law, and culture. Many include original letters, photographs, legal documents, and other primary source materials. Others are reference works that provide general background information.
The resources listed here are all available online without a subscription. In the course of your research, you may find other sites on related topics. Here are some things to consider when evaluating whether the information you find is credible.
1. Authority--Who created the site/content? What expertise do they have in the topic?
2. Objectivity--What is the purpose of the site/content (an "About" page can help determine this)? Does it present any bias toward the topic?
3. Accuracy--How does the information correspond to what you already know about the topic? Are sourced cited, and are they reliable?
4. Currency--When was the page created, and when was it last updated?