Ethnic Studies 001: Oral History or Social Issues Research Paper (Fisher)--Fall 2017: Home


Welcome to the Library!   Ethnic Studies (ES 1)

At the end of this Library Orientation you will be able to:

  1. Form and implement a search strategy. 

  2. Locate and identify appropriate sources of information pertaining to your research topic.

Chief Crane, Potawatomi, holding tomahawk and unidentified Native American man in delegation to Washington, D.C.

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