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Latinx and Indigenous Studies

This guide is to assist The New School community members when researching Latinx and Indigenous Studies.

Primary Sources

Primary Sources:

  • Not edited or analyzed 
  • Direct "witness" of an event or person
  • "Raw material" for further analysis

Examples of Primary Sources:

  • Letters (including letters to newspapers)
  • Personal Blogs
  • Diaries/Journals
  • Oral Histories and Interviews
  • Documents, such as mission statements of an organization
  • Government Documents/International Documents (e.g. from the United Nations)
  • Design Sketches, Drawings
  • Political/Activist Pamphlets
  • Advertisements
  • Company/Organization web sites
  • Photos
  • Sound recordings (incl. Interviews)
  • Maps