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Forever Wild: The History of the Adirondack Park

New York State’s Adirondack Park is the largest state park outside of Alaska, consisting of six million acres of protected land in Upstate New York. Since 1892, these lands have been protected as “forever wild” by the New York State Constitution.

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Oil, Greed, and the Osage Murders

At the turn of the 20th century, oil and mineral rights made the Osage Nation “the richest people in the world.” Their wealth stoked greed and festered envy–and led to murder.

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November Webinar: Researching Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

Join our HeinOnline gurus as they discover the wealth of material available on indigenous American life and law, and share the tremendous influence that indigenous peoples and their cultures have had on the development of the United States of America.

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Secrets of the Serial Set: The Wounded Knee Massacre

It’s no secret that American history is full of heinous acts committed by white settlers against the indigenous peoples of North America. One such example is the Wounded Knee Massacre, the gunning down of more than 150 indigenous peoples of the Lakota tribe, including women and children.

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Featured Database of the Month: Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

November is nationally recognized as Native American Heritage Month, making it the perfect time to highlight the rich culture and history of America’s indigenous cultures that can be found within HeinOnline’s Indigenous Peoples of the Americas: History, Culture & Law database.

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Tip of the Week: Locating Treaties in HeinOnline

A treaty is an agreement between two or more nations. Treaties can either be bilateral (between two countries) or multilateral (between three or more countries). Keep reading this guide to learn a few different methods for efficient treaty research in HeinOnline.

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Researching Critical Race Theory in HeinOnline

Critical race theory is a concept that has been around for decades but became a hot topic of discussion in 2020 after the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other African Americans by police officers. Join HeinOnline as we take a deeper dive into what Critical Race Theory is and its history.

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