BNNA contains more than 188,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada, including the citations from all eight volumes of the Ethnographic Bibliography of North America as well as additional new citations. BNNA considers native North Americans to include
- Aleuts: Eskimos or Inuit of Greenland, northern Canada, Alaska, and eastern Siberia; and
- other native peoples (i.e. "Indians") of Alaska, Canada, the United States, and Mexico north of the northern boundary of Mesoamerica.
This database is an essential tool for anyone researching native American topics and issues, including anthropologists, political scientists, sociologists, psychologists, and educators.
Related resource: Indigenous Peoples: North America.