About This Exhibit

This online exhibit was researched and written by Sherry Andrews (Buhr Remote Shelving Facility) and Michele Jones (Serials and Microforms). Special thanks to Meghan Musolff and Melissa Gomis for their help and guidance. The information comes from book resources retrieved from the Buhr Remote Shelving Facility and Shapiro Science Library. Online content and images was also used and pulled from Wikipedia and Wikimedia.

Sherry Andrews is an Information Resources Assistant Senior. She is one half Native American, and belongs to the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians located in northern Michigan. Michele Jones is also an Information Resources Assistant Senior, and was very helpful in contributing to this exhibit. 


We would like to thank a variety of people for their assistance and support in the completion of this exhibit.

Melissa Gomis, Associate Librarian, Library Learning and Teaching - Connected Scholarship, University Library

Meghan Musolff, Program Manager for Library IT Services, Training and Assessment, Design and Discovery, Library IT, University of Michigan Library

Nancy Mousska, Web Developer, Design and Discovery, Library IT, University of Michigan Library

Charles Ransom, Multicultural Studies Librarian, University of Michigan Library

Rights and Permission Statement

The University of Michigan Library provides access to book materials for educational and research purposes. If you decide to use any of these materials you are responsible for making your own legal judgment and securing any necessary permission or licenses. The book collection used here was non- commercial, and for research purposes only. 

Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia collaboratively by the people who use it.

Our images came from Wikimedia Commons which is an online media repository that provides public domain and free licensed media content such as images, sounds and video clips available to everyone.

Questions or concerns about this exhibit should be addressed to exhibit creators Sherry Andrews (sandrews@umich.edu) and Michele Jones (alexcar@umich.edu).


Historical Images. Retrieved from Wikimedia.

Image of Native American Chiefs. Retrieved from Old-Picture.com.

Britt, Albert. Great Indian Chiefs: a Study of Indian Leaders in the Two Hundred Year Struggle to Stop the White Advance. Whittlesey House McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc. 1938.

U-M Library Research Guide. Indigenous Resources.


Group of Native American Chiefs