|LC control no.||sh 85065022
|LC classification||E51 E99
|See also||headings beginning with the word Indian; and subdivision Indians under individual military services and wars, e.g. United States--Armed Forces--Indians; World War, 1939-1945--Indians
|Scope note||Here are entered works on the indigenous peoples of the Western Hemisphere, including Eskimos. Works on citizens of India who are not currently residing in lndia are entered under East Indians.
For convenience, the Western Hemisphere has been divided into five basic geographical regions: North America, Mexico, Central America, West Indies and South America. Works pertaining to Indian groups located within the confines of one of these regions are entered under Indians of the pertinent region, e.g. Indians of North America; Indians of Mexico.
Names of Indian linguistic families are distinguished as such (and from the names of single languages or tribes) by the termination an or ian.
|Subject example tracing||Note under East Indians; Indians of North America