Books That Celebrate Kumeyaay
Call Number: SDSU Library Government Publications/California P 158 K85
California Indian languages: Victor Golla by Victor Golla. (ACLS humanities e-book). Berkeley: University of California Press.
Changing play patterns among the Kumeyaay Diegueño Indians by Myrna Ann DeSomber , Master’s Thesis. San Diego, CA: San Diego State University 1975.
Call Number: E99.D5 D47
Decolonizing Chinigchinich: Religious Landscapes of Southern California. By Corrine E. Hensley-Dellefield., Master’s Thesis. San Diego, CA: San Diego State University 2019. Internet resource.
Dictionary of Mesa Grande Diegueño: 'Iipay Aa-English/English-'Iipay Aa by Ted Couro and Christian Hutcheson. Banning, CA: Malki Museum Press, 1973.
Call Number: PM1071.Z5 C6
Exchange networks, beads, and social status among the historic Kumeyaay by Irma Carmen Zepeda, dissertant San Diego, CA: San Diego State University, 1999.
Call Number: San Diego State University Microforms Center/Microfiche Accession: TH-9860
The integration of Kumeyaay history and culture in the San Diego social studies curriculum by Geralyn Marie Hoffman, dissertant. San Diego, CA: San Diego State University 2005.
Call Number: GN2.2.H64, 2005.
Kumeyaay by Barbara A. Gray-Kanatiiosh. (Checkerboard social studies library). Edina, Minn.: ABDO Pub. Online access
Call Number: 973.04 G 783K95 2007
Kumeyaay across borders: an evaluation of formal and informal approaches to tribal transportation issues by Olea Elizabeth Beverly Morris, dissertant. San Diego, CA: San Diego State University. 2015.
Kumeyaay basketry: resource management as an economic strategy by Deborah Dozier. University of California, Riverside. 2000
Call Number: E99.K18 D69 2000a
Kumeyaay courses astride la línea: an account of cross-border contacts and collaborations of an indigenous community at the California border by Alexandra von Barsewisch, Europäische Hochschulschriften. Reihe XIX, Volkskunde, Ethnologie. Abt. B, Ethnologie ; Bd. 77). Frankfurt am Main: New York: Peter Lang.
Call Number: E99.K18 B37, 2011.
Kumeyaay ethnobotany: shared heritage of the Californias by Michael Wilken-Robertson, 2018.
(First ed.). San Diego, CA: Sunbelt Publications.
Call Number: E99.K18 W55 2018
Kumeyaay: a history book by Michael Connolly Miskwish. (1st ed.) El Cajon, CA: Sycuan Press.
Call Number E 99.K 18 M57 2007
Kumeyaay identity in the San Diego area by Stephanie Megan Jow, dissertant. San Diego, CA:
San Diego State University, 2009.
Call Number: GN2.2.J69, 2009.
The Kumeyaay People by Roberta Labastida. San Diego, CA: San Diego County Office of Education. Call Number: LT6340.S21 K86, 1995.
Kumeyaay people edited by Jesse Russell and Ronald Cohn. Edinburg: BookVika Publishing, Lennex Corp. 2012.
Call Number: E99.K18 K864 2012
The Kumeyaay: secrets of the trail by Candy Anderson, Diana Caldeira, Roberta Labastida, in cooperation with the Campo Band of Mission Indians. San Diego, CA: San Diego County Office of Education. 1996.
Call Number: LT6340.S21 K87 1996 3-8
The Kumeyaay, the Whaley House, and the ghosts by Marsha Mehrdad. Raleigh, NC: Lulu. 2016
Call Number: BF1472.M447 2016
Mii anmak nyamak kweyiwpo: jwanya Kumiai kuwak = huellas del pasado hacia el futuro: cuentos Kumiai de Baja California = Footsteps from the past into the future: Kumeyaay stories to Baja California : a trilingual collection in Kumeyaay, Spanish, & English by Margaret Field, Gerardo Chavez, Ana Daniela Leyva, Amy Miller, Zeferina Aldama Cuero. (First ed.). San Diego, CA: San Diego State University Press. 2019
On Order: Call Number: PM1071.Z77 M55 2019.
Hoffman, Geralyn Marie Hoffman. (Working draft ed.) San Diego, CA: Institute for Regional Studies of Californias, San Diego State University 2005
Call Number: LT6340.S24T43 2005 3-4
America: History and Life -Journal articles, book and media reviews, and dissertations covering the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.
American Indian and Alaskan Native Documents in the Congressional Serial Set: 1817-1899 This collection offers detailed contemporaneous documentation of political, military, and governmental activities related to indigenous peoples of the continental United States and Alaskan territory during the 19th century.
American Indian Law Collection (HeinOnline) This resource is an archive of treaties, federal statutes, and regulations, federal case law, tribal codes, constitutions, and jurisprudence, comprising nearly 1,000 unique titles and more than 1.2 million total pages dedicated to American Indian Law.
AnthroSource Articles in journals published by the American Anthropological
Ethnic NewsWatch Contains newspaper, magazine, and journal articles from ethnic, minority, and native presses.
JSTOR You will locate scholarly journals in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences.
Academic Video Online (AVON) AVON delivers more than 68,000 titles spanning anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. SDSU has full access to all AVON titles. All films purchased from Alexander Street, whether streaming or DVD, include limited public performance rights, including permission for classroom showings and public screenings, as long as no admission is being charged.
Kanopy Streaming Media Kanopy is a collection of documentaries and films that have been requested by faculty for class purposes only.
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If you are looking for additional films to watch, please browse the Streaming Media Guide: HERE.
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American Indian Issues and the Tribal and Criminal Justice System, directed by Anonymous, produced by the United States. Department of Justice. Office for Victims of Crimes. , United States. Department of Justice. Office for Victims of Crimes, 2006. Alexander Street.
The film shows in detail all aspects of Pomo basket weaving, including the cultivation, gathering, and curing of the necessary native plants; the preparation of the basketry materials; and the patient, painstaking work of weaving a basket.
American Indian Education Centers
American Indian Education Centers in California are authorized by the California Education Code, Article 6, sections 33380-33383. Center staff assists schools with professional development, counseling, tutorial services, or parent education. They also provide additional and extended day instructional programs to meet the needs of American Indian students.
Campo Band of Mission Indians
Debbie Cuero, Education Director
36190 Church Road, Suite 1
Campo, CA 91906
619-478-9346, ext. 222
Pala Band of Mission Indians
Doretta Musick, Education Director
PMB 50, 35008 Pala Temecula Road
12196 Pala-Mission Road
Pala, CA 92059
Rincon Indian Education Center, Inc.
Hun-wut Turner, Director
P.O. Box 1147
Valley Center, CA 92082
760-749-1386 or 760-751-9921
Southern California American Indian Resource Center, Inc.
Wanda Michaelis, Director
239 East Main Street
El Cajon, CA 92020
Sycuan Cultural Center
Situated in Dehesa Valley, at the ancient Kumeyaay village site Matamo, the Sycuan Cultural Center (SCC) demonstrates the powerful commitment of the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation to the preservation and revitalization of the language, culture, and traditions of the Kumeyaay Nation as a whole.
Mission: To foster a truly unique learning experience and promote a deep appreciation for the Kumeyaay Nation's history and cultural legacy.
Cupa Cultural Center
The Cupa Cultural Center was founded in 1974 through Pala community members' efforts dedicated to preserving, perpetuating, and enhancing traditional cultural practices.
35008 Pala Temecula Road
Pala, CA 92059
Governance, Laws & Treaties
Early Recognized Treaties/ with American Indian Nations http://treatiesportal.unl.edu/earlytreaties/
Indian Affairs: Laws & Treaties https:/dc.library.okstate.edu/digital/collection/kapplers
Indigenous Governance Database https://nnigovernance.arizona.edu/key-resources/conferences-seminars-symposia
National Indian Law Library https://www.narf.org/nill/
Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties
About this collection
Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler, this historically significant, seven volume compilation contains U.S. treaties, laws, and executive orders about Native American Indian tribes. The volumes cover U.S. Government treaties with Native Americans from 1778-1883 (Volume II) and U.S. laws and executive orders concerning Native Americans from 1871-1970 (Volumes I, III-VII). This digitization project was made possible by significant gifts from the AMIGOS Bibliographic Council, the Atlanta-based Coca-Cola Foundation, and the Angie Debo estate.
Art & Artists
Contemporary Native American Indigenous Artists http://contemporarynativeartists.tumblr.com/
Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Collections https://econtent.unm.edu/digital/collection/mcna
Native American Artists Resource Collection Online http://5019.sydneyplus.com?Heard_Museum_ArgusNET_Final/Portal.aspx
VIRCONA- A catalog of Native American Artists (includes images) http://vircona.unm.edu/
Smithsonian Institution Libraries Resources
Art & Artist Files http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/art-design/artandartistfiles/
Smithsonian Library Collections: http://library.si.edu/
Search a vast number of collections in all Smithsonian Libraries, including digital collections, exhibitions, and helpful research tools. Digital sources include many Smithsonian publications, such as Indian Notes from the Museum of the American Indian, and pre-1923 publications on a wide variety of topics.
Biodiversity Heritage Library http://viodiversitylibrary.org/
An international consortium of institutions, including the Smithsonian Libraries, works to preserve and make freely available online historical literature on biological diversity.
Galaxy of Images http://ww.sil.si/edu/imagegalaxy/
Thousands of images from the vast collection of printed books and manuscripts in the Smithsonian Libraries. Available for free personal, educational, or research use in presentations and papers.
Smithsonian Research Online http://research.si.edu/
A digital repository of nearly 18,000 articles, books, chapters, and other publications produced by Smithsonian researchers
National Museum of American Indians
NMAI Collections Search www.nmai.si.edu/searchcollections
While not comprehensive, NMAI Collections Search provides records and images of objects and historical photographs from various tribal cultures in the Western Hemisphere. Can search by keywords and names of individual artists.
Archive Center http://nmai.si.edu/explore/collections/archive/
A repository for the records of contemporary Native American artists, writers, activists, and organizations. Also, the Archive Center holds the records of the NMAI’s predecessor institution, the Museum of the American Indian. Includes collection descriptions and finding aids.
The Kim-Wait/Eisenberg Native American Literature Collection https://acdc.amherst.edu/browse/partOF/Younghee+Kim-Wait+(Class+teof+1982)_2F_Pablo+Eisenberg+Collection+of+Native+American+Literature
Sequoyah National Research Center https://ualr.edu/sequoyah/
Storytellers: Native American Authors Online http://www.hanksville.org/storytellers/
Storytellers: Native American Writers & more http://www.hanksville.org/storytellers/related.html
American Indian Culture Groups-Images https://sirismm.si.edu/siris/naaindianculture.htm
Images from the National Anthropological Archives (Smithsonian) https://sirismm.si.edu/siris/NAAtop.htm
Photographs of Native American Indians, ca. 1850-1879 vol. 1 & 2 https://iiif.lib.harvard.edu/manifests/view/drs:43032030$1i
Federal Agencies & Services
American Indian Health https://americanindianhealth.nlm.nih.gov/
Bureau of Indian Affairs https://www.bia.gov/
Bureau of Indian Education https://bie.edu/
Census Data- American Indian & Alaska Native https://www.census.gov/aian/
Federal Websites For/About Native Americans http://libraries.ok.gov/us-gov/native-federal/links/
Indian Health Services https://www.ihs.gov/
Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/public_indian_housing/ih
American Folklife Center https://www.loc.gov/folklife/
The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., was created by Congress in 1976 "to preserve and present American Folklife." The center includes the Archive of Folk Culture, established at the Library in 1928 as a repository for American folk music
American Indian Heritage Foundation www.indians.org/
Established to provide relief services to Indian people nationwide and build bridges of understanding and friendship between Indian and non-Indian people
Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM) https://www.atalm.org/node/504.
The Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, & Museums is seeking help to map the locations of Native nations, Native organizations, and non-Native institutions holding Native collections. You can use the forms on this page to send information:
Index of Native American Resources on the Internet http://www.hanksville.org/NAresources/
iPortal: Indigenous Studies Portal Research Tool http://iportal.usask.ca/
Library of Congress Manuscripts Division
We also want to recommend the resources provided by the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian. Their "Knowledge 360" is an excellent project.
Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian
Outreach and Diversity Initiatives Librarian
American Indian Studies Subject Specialist