Ethnology Alaska -- See Also Alaska Natives Here are entered works on the indigenous peoples of Alaska treated collectively. Works about individual cultures and tribes in Alaska are entered under the name of the culture or tribe subdivided geographically, e.g. Aleuts--Alaska; Eskimos--Alaska.
Ethnology America -- See Also Indians Here are entered works on the aboriginal peoples of the Western Hemisphere, including Eskimos. Works on the inhabitants of India in general 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. --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