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American Indigenous Studies Resources

Indigenous Research Journals and Publications

This section highlights Indigenous studies focused journals relating to research, writing, law, and more.

Published by the American Indian Studies Center at UCLA, this journal publishes books reviews, literature, and original scholarly papers related to Indigenous studies.

Quarterly published academic journal covering studies on Indigenous Peoples in North and South America. Published by the University of Nebraska Press.

A digital journal published by the Centre for Global Indigenous Futures focused on writings and research on the lives of Indigenous peoples and communities around the world.

The journal of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association, committed to creating a dynamic intellectual space for the communication and dissemination of excellent scholarship related to Indigenous Studies.

Published through the University of Arizona’s Southwest Center, the Journal of the Southwest is a multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed quarterly dedicated to an integrated regional study of the American Southwest, northern Mexico, and the US-Mexico borderlands.

Semi-annually published review that provides updates on NARF cases and information relating to Indigenous Law.

Publishes research on settler colonialism as a distinct social and historical formation, involving areas like history, law, indigenous and genocide studies.

Published by the University of Nebraska Press, Studies in American Indian Literatures (SAIL) is the only journal in the United States that focuses exclusively on American Indian literatures. SAIL invites the submission of scholarly, critical pedagogical, and theoretical manuscripts focused on any aspect of American Indian literatures as well as the submission of poetry and short fiction, bibliographical essays, review essays, and interviews. SAIL defines "literatures" broadly to include all written, spoken, and visual texts created by Native peoples.