To research topics related to There There, use Oskicat to find books and all other library materials except articles.
To find Newspapers and Scholarly Articles, see below.
Sample Oskicat searches:
(keywords) . indians oakland
(keywords) . "intertribal friendship house"
quotation marks keep two or more words together as a phrase
(keywords) . powwow*
* = wildcard (child* = child childs children childish childhood...)
click on titles to see official subject headings
(subject) . powwow
(keywords) . "native american*" literature
(subject) . american literature indian authors
(retrieves a list of subject headings, such as: american literature indian authors history and criticism)
NOTE: Scholarly literary criticism will not appear about a work for a year or two given the slow pace of scholary publishing.
Use these databases to find historical background, scholarly articles about Native American literature in general, or Native American authors with a longer publishing history than Tommy Orange, or Native American sociology, political activism, etc.