Resources Related to Native Communities at the National Archives

The billions of historical documents and other materials housed at the National Archives throughout the country include information relating to Native Americans from the 18th through the 21st century. The documents we hold related to Native Communities reflect their interaction with the U.S. Government. On this page we include primary sources related to American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians.

Cover Image: Debut of the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit, 2003