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UNO Native American Studies Program Records

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0026

Scope and Contents

The UNO Native American Studies (NAS) Program Records cover the period from the program's founding in 1992 to the present and include records produced by the NAS Program and materials collected and used by the program. Records produced by the program include proposals, flyers, programs, brochures, course lists, syllabi, correspondence, meeting agendas, meeting minutes, faculty lists, recruitment information, awards, governance documents, and miscellaneous. Resources collected by the program include Native American newsletters, posters, and other material.


  • 1992-2013


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Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the Nebraska Public Records Statutes (Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 84-712 through 84-712.09), and other relevant regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Nebraska Omaha assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use

The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, Archives & Special Collections will provide information about copyright owners and related information. Securing permission to publish or use material is the responsibility of the researcher. Note that unless specifically transferred to the University of Nebraska at Omaha, any applicable copyrights may be held by another individual or entity. Further information about copyright policy is available at


.8 Cubic Feet (2 boxes; 3 posters)

Custodial History

Michael Tate donated the collection to the Criss Library in 2003, and he sent new materials on an irregular schedule until his retirement in 2013.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Michael Tate, Professor of History and Native American Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha


The Native American Studies Program has continued to send new material on an irregular schedule.

Related Materials

Subset of this material that has been processed as a separate collection: Land Allotment Tax Records and Learning Contracts of the Omaha, Winnebago, and Santee Sioux Tribes of Nebraska

Processing Information

Collection has not yet been arranged and described.

UNO Native American Studies Program Records
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository

Archives & Special Collections
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States