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Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

European Native Peoples

July 13, 2021

This chart includes the names flags of 146 native European peoples in English, German, and French. The flags are sorted by geography (Western Europe, Caucuses, Ural mountains, etc.), size, and…

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Flags of Non-Independent Peoples

July 13, 2021

This chart includes the flags of 82 unrecognized nations and their geographic locations around the globe. It was published in 1990 by the Flag Society of Australia.

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1971 Map of Indigenous Lands in the United States

July 13, 2021
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This 1971 map, compiled by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Geological Survey, depicts the indigenous reservations, tourist complexes, and related facilities of the United States.

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1966 Map of Residential and Day Schools of British Columbia and Yukon

July 13, 2021
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This map of residential and day schools was published in 1966 by the Surveys and Mapping branch of Canada’s Department of Mines and Technical Surveys. It depicts schools in British…

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1850 Map of Indian Bands in British Columbia

July 13, 2021
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This 1850 map of the Indian bands of British Columbia was compiled by the Victoria Department of Education, and published at the British Columbia Natural Resources Conference of 1956.

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1977 Map of Indigenous Bands of Canada

July 13, 2021
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This 1977 map, published by the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, illustrates the indigenous bands of Canada.

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Map of Native Lands and Language Groups in Canada

July 13, 2021
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This map depicts in detail the dispersement of different indigenous language groups throughout Canada. It draws on information from D. Jenness (1967).

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1973 Map of Native Tribes of South America

July 13, 2021
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This map, revised in 1973 by John Howland Rowe, depicts the indigenous nations of South America.

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1984 Map of Indian-Sandinista Conflicts

July 13, 2021
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This map, authored by Bernard Nietschmann, illustrates the conflicts between indigenous peoples and the Sandinistas in Nicaragua.

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1939 Map of Native Tribes of North America

July 13, 2021
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This map, published in 1939 by anthropologist A. L. Kroeber with the University of California, illustrates the indigenous nations of North America.

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