Indigenous Newspapers in North America

Indigenous Newspapers in North America

Indigenous Newspapers in North America is a collection of digitized newspapers originally published by Indigenous Peoples in the United States and Canada from 1828 to 2016. The collection includes newspapers published in Alaska, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Nevada and Oklahoma. Publications in this collection include:

  • Ak-Chin O'odham Runner (Ak-Chin Indian Community, Maricopa, Arizona)
  • Bacone Indian and the Baconian (Bacone College, Muskogee, Oklahoma)
  • Cherokee Phoenix (Cherokee Advocate) and Cherokee Voices (Tahlequah, Oklahoma)
  • Hocak Worak (Ho-Chunk Nation, Black River Falls, Wisconsin)
  • Hopi Action News (Hopi Tribe in Hopitutskwa, Arizona)
  • Native Nevadan (Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada)
  • Navajo Times (Window Rock, Arizona)
  • Osage News (Pawhuska, Oklahoma)
  • Rawhide Press (Spokane Tribe, City of Spokane, Washington)
  • Win Awenen Nisitotung (Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan)

These newspapers are held in the archives of the Sequoyah National Research Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the Newberry Library in Chicago. This resource has been developed with, and has only been made possible by, the permission and contribution of the newspaper publishers and Tribal Councils concerned.

Dates covered

1828-2016 (bulk of material from 1970-2016).

Resource types