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Native American Studies

A research guide supporting Native American Studies.

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What is Grey Literature?

Grey literature is research and materials produced by individuals or organizations outside of the traditional academic or commercial publishing and distribution channels. Examples of grey literature include:

  • Dissertations and theses
  • Reports and technical reports
  • Conference proceedings and working papers
  • Unpublished & ongoing studies and preprints
  • Patents

Finding Grey Literature

Tribal Governance

Governmental Organizations

Advocacy Organizations

Numerous advocacy organizations also conduct research and issue a variety of reports, publications, advocacy briefs, policy documents, fact sheets and more. These websites can typically be navigated by topic, though you may also look for a Resources or Publications page as well. This is a small selection of organizations to demonstrate the breadth of advocacy taking place.

Research Institutes

Web Resources