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Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies: WMS309/GEO309 Ornelas

Background Information

Specialized or subject encyclopedias help you to explore the issues of your topic and often identity the key terms and researchers associated with that topic.

  • Native America in the Twentieth Century  King Ref E 76.2 .N36 1994
  • Native North American Almanac King Ref E 75 .N38 1994
  • Native Americans: A Guide  King Ref E 93 .N32 2002
  • Native American Rights (Current Controversies) King Ref E 93 .N288 1998
  • Atlas of the North American Indian  King Ref E 77 W195 2000
  • Native American Women: A Biographical Dictionary King Ref E98.W8 B38 2001
  • Encyclopedia of Women and Religion in North America King Ref BL458 .E52 2006


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History, Political Science, American Studies, Government Documents and Law, and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

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