The Chief George Manuel Indigenous Library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel, (1921-1989) who worked closely for many years with CWIS founder Dr. Rudolph Rÿser.
The library was founded as a documents repository in 1979 in response to a resolution of the Conference of Tribal Governments.
Today, the library is among the largest indigenous peoples libraries in the world, containing over a 100,000 full text documents, reports, and publications from American Indian nations and indigenous nations from around the globe. Over 1700 documents have been digitized.
Collected monographs of CWIS publications including
For every 5.00 USD that you donate our team is able to upload 5 more indigenous peoples documents that would not otherwise be available
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