CNAS Resource Room

Resource Room

The Center for Native American Studies Resource Room is available for NMU faculty, staff, students and community members.  We have books, DVDs, CDs, cassette recordings, and other miscellaneous documents.  The list of available items can be found below along with links to other resources.  

  • Books can be checked out for up to two weeks
  • All DVD, VHS and audio compact disc and cassette resources are to be used at the Center.  A TV, VCR, and DVD player are available for use in the Anishinaabe News room. NMU faculty can check out these materials for class purposes.


Now available at the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives : Seven reels of microfilm from Records of the Michigan Superintendency of Indian Affairs that contain the correspondence of Governor Lewis Cass to Henry Schoolcraft, 1814-1835, and the letters sent by the agent at Sault Ste Marie, 1822-1833.  These reels correspond to the Henry Schoolcraft Correspondence papers on 69 reels which also document his time as US Indian agent for the tribes of the Lake Superior region, 1822-1841.

  • Gidakiiminaan (Our Earth) atlas and CD -- donated by the Great Lakes Wildlife & Fish Commission

  • Indinawemaaganidog (All My Relations) Anishinaabe language CD -- donated by the Great Lakes Wildlife & Fish Commission

  • Tribal Nations: The Story of Federal Indian Law

New to Olson Library

  •  Doctors, Lawyers, Indian Chiefs
    by Tom Benjey
    Call number is GV958 U33 B46 2008        

  • Native American Women's Studies: A Primer
    by Stephane A. Sellers
    E59W8 S44 2008

  • The Tiny Warrior: A Path to Personal Discovery and Achievement
    by D.J. Eagle Bear Vanas
    BF637 S4 V37 2003