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Last Update: 08/07/2005
On the Web
in various forms --
- American Indian Environmental
Coordinates the Agency-wide effort to strengthen public health and
environmental protection in Indian Country, with a special emphasis on
building Tribal capacity to administer their own environmental programs.
- Dinť CARE
An all-Navajo environmental organization, based within the Navajo
- Columbia River Inter-tribal
The technical support and coordinating agency for fishery management
policies of the four Columbia River treaty tribes (Confederated Tribes of
the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon, the Confederated Tribes and Bands
of the Yakama Indian Nation, the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla
Indian Reservation, and the Nez Perce Tribe).
- Northwest Indian Fisheries
Long-term goals include economic stability, renewable resources and
- Navajo Churro Sheep
Committed to preserving this species, which provides wool for Navajo
- National Tribal Environmental
The NTEC was formed in 1991 as a membership organization dedicated to
working with and assisting tribes in the protection and preservation of
the reservation environment.
- Native American Fish & Wildlife
A non-profit membership organization that exists for the protection,
preservation and enhancement of
Native American fish & wildlife resources.
- Honor the Earth
A national foundation and advocacy organization that supports front line
Native environmental work.
- Native American
A database of foods, drugs, dyes and fibers (derived from plants) of
Native American peoples.
- The Curtis
The Curtis Collection has ownership of the world's largest, most extensive
collection of copper photogravure plates ever produced or assembled.
The Smithsonian's collections of Kiowa drawings include works of art on
buffalo hide and more recent examples on paper.
- Northern Plains Tribal
View traditional and contemporary art, meet artists, enjoy traditional
foods, dancing, singing, and more.
- Tuell Pioneer
"Taught the Cheyenne language by the great chief American Horse, Julia
became one with her subjects."
- Oneida Nation Arts
ONAP provides diverse and comprehensive arts programs that feature,
support and develop the Oneida creative spirit by celebrating,
challenging, and promoting the individual.
Instructions on how to make Arapaho moccasins, from the Museum and
Research Center of the American Mountain Men.
a Dream Catcher
Includes step-by-step instructions and pictures.
- Navajo Architecture:
Concepts and Design
An overview of Navajo architecture including early structures, colors, and
104k Introduction to Tribal Art
From a class offered at Humboldt State University.
- Building a
Construction and building details.
to Zuni Life
Alex Seowtewa's murals at Our Lady of Guadalupe
Church, Zuni, NM.
- Edward S.
Photos in Special Collections at the Library of Congress.
- Indian Arts and Crafts
A not-for-profit organization established in 1974 to support
the ethical promotion and protection of authentic Native American art and
- Mimbres Fever
Independent video documentary makers based in Los Angeles, California,
who have produced three documentaries on Native American art and
culture, and are currently in production on a fourth.
- Native Videos
A collection of films and videos focusing on Native Americans.
Americans in Film and Television
A resource guide from the University of California, Berkeley.
American Arts & Film Institute.
University of Oregon Museum of Natural History: Native American
in the Northwest
An overview of the exhibit, currently on view at the museum.
- Museum of the Red
Housing over 20,000 objects in its collections, the Museum sponsors
exhibits, lectures, and other programs, and supports ongoing research
efforts in the study of American native peoples (Idabel, OK).
- Pueblo Grande
Pueblo Grande Museum is located at a 1,500 year-old Hohokam village
ruins in modern day Phoenix, AZ.
- Museum of Indian Arts
One of four museums in the Museum of New Mexico system, is a premier
repository of Native art and material culture and tells the stories of
the people of the Southwest (Santa Fe, NM).
- Wheelwright Museum of the
Hosts changing exhibitions of contemporary and historic Native American
art with an emphasis on the Southwest (Santa Fe, NM).
- Poeh Museum
Opened in 1991, the Poeh Museum is a unique hub of Pueblo culture that
serves Native and non-Native peoples alike (Santa Fe, NM).
- Frisco Native American
Museum & Natural History
A non-profit educational foundation, Member of the Historic Albemarle
Tour and designated North Carolina Environmental Education Center (Frisco,
- Lost City
Built by the National Park Service to exhibit artifacts that were being
excavated from Pueblo Grande de Nevada (Overton, NV).
- Heard Museum
A private, non-profit museum founded in 1929 by Dwight B. and
Maie Bartlett Heard to house their personal collection of
cultural and fine art (Phoenix, AZ).
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Information on the Center and links to the individual Pueblos
The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art
One of two museums east of the Mississippi with both
Native American and Western art (Indianapolis, IN).
- Amerind Foundation Museum
and Archaeological Research Facility
A private, nonprofit archaeological research facility and museum
devoted to the study and interpretation of
Native American cultures (Dragoon, AZ).
- National Museum of the
Established by an act of Congress in
1989, the museum works in collaboration with the
Native peoples of the Western Hemisphere to protect
and foster their cultures by reaffirming traditions and
beliefs, encouraging contemporary artistic
expression, and empowering the Indian voice (Smithsonian
Institution, Washington, DC).
Online exhibits from the NMAI
Links to several online exhibits at the National Museum of the American
- Wordcraft Circle of
Native Writers & Storytellers
An organization for indigenous Native
American and non-Native writers, storytellers, filmmakers, journalists,
Native American Indian Themes in Books for Children and Teens
Featuring bibliographies, author information, educator resources, and
- California Indian
Storytelling Assciation (CISA)
The California Indian Storytelling Festivals provide a gathering place
where CA Indian storytellers and cultural tradition bearers from diverse
tribes present workshops, panel discussions, and storytelling
- Storytelling of the
North Carolina Native Americans
Focusing on the Cherokee, Lumbee, and Occaneechi tribes.
Native American Authors Online
"To make the writing of modern Native American authors, particularly the
poets, both more visible and more widely available."
- Native American
Biography, bibliography, lesson plans, online etexts and critical
reviews of selected authors whose works are taught in the public schools
or at the university level.
Online - Lewis and Clark: Native Americans
The Lewis and Clark expedition and the tribes that were
Chinook Tribe Then and Now
Created by the Edwards Elementary School
Newberg, Oregon. Covers lifestyle, structure of culture,
ceremonies, weaving, food, trading, and more.
- Native American
History Class Projects
Documentary editing projects developed
in collaboration between students in
Professor Peter Wood's Native American History class
and The Digital Scriptorium.
- Chickasaw Historical
Resources include: tribal rolls and census, letters,
government records, bible entries, and other relevant data.
- The Elkus
The California Academy of Sciences houses a collection of over 3,300
documents related to Indian affairs over the period 1922-1963.
- The Indian Fur Trade
"The Fur Trapper site is for the collecting and sharing of information on
the effects of the fur trade on the American Indians."
Full text of the constitution.
Paper exploring the sentimentalizing and demonizing representations of
American Indians in the works of James Fenimore Cooper, Mark Twain, and
other nineteenth-century American authors.
- The Woodland
A historical re-enactment organization dedicated to portraying Native
Americans of the eastern woodlands.
- First Nations
"When complete these Histories will encompass approximately 240 tribal
histories (contact to 1900)."
- Wounded Knee Home
Information, history, and resources on Wounded Knee.
- The Cherokee: Trail of
Information, history, and resources on the Trail of Tears.
- Voices From
the Trading Post
As part of the project, NAU conducted 45 oral history interviews, designed
this exhibit, and
produced an educational, multimedia CD-ROM, that focus on
twentieth-century trading posts in the Four Corners region, encompassing
the Navajo and Hopi Reservations.
Chronicles: A Website of Mohawk History
Independent research into Mohawk history based on historical
documentation, secondary sources, and Mohawk oral tradition.
- Fort Peck
Assiniboine and Sioux History
In 1879 the Sioux
were forced west and other directions, eventually settling near the
Fort Peck Agency.
Crazy Horse Monument an Original Tribute
Originally published on June 5, 1998.
Navajo Code Talkers:
- Respectful Ways Go a
Long Ways on Arizona Indian Lands
By Enric Volante
Originally published in the Arizona Daily Star.
- Havasupai Tribe
Information on visiting the Havasupai Reservation, located in Havasu
Official site of Navajo tourism providing visitor information about Navajo
culture, travel and attractions.
- Hopi Tribe
Official Web site of the Hopi, with information on culture, tourism,
history, and more.
- Seneca Nation
One of the six tribes of the Iroquois Confederacy who occupy aboriginal
lands in New York State set aside by the Treaty of Canandaigua of 1794.
- Taos Pueblo
Officail Web site of the Taos Pueblo with information on culture, tourism,
history, and more.
- Pueblo of Sandia
Official Web site of the Sandia Pueblo with information on culture,
tourism, history, and more.
- Footpath Journey of Canyon
Offers hiking and camping trips in Canyon de Chelly, Arizona.
- Navajo Central
The "Unofficial" Canyon De Chelly
and the central Navajo Nation Web site
from Chinle, Arizona.
- Makah Nation: Cape Flattery
The most northwestern point in the lower United States, trail constructed
maintained by the Makah Nation.
- Inn at Halona
The Inn operates as a Bed and Breakfast in Zuni
under a Lodging Business License
issued by the Zuni Tribe. It is the only
such establishment in the Zuni Pueblo.
- Indian Health Service
To uphold the Federal Government's obligation to promote healthy American
Indian and Alaska Native people, communities, and cultures and to honor
and protect the inherent
sovereign rights of Tribes.
Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board
"To assist Northwest tribes to improve the health status and quality of
of member tribes and Indian people in their delivery of culturally
appropriate and holistic healthcare."
- Tribal Connections
This portal leads to tribal, state and federal government health
and cultural and educational resources on the Internet.
- Southwest Indian Relief
Assists Native Americans living in remote reservation communities in the
Southwest United States.
- National Indian Child Welfare
NICWA provides public policy, research, and advocacy relating to Indian
- AAIP-Association of American
Dedicated to pursuing excellence in Native American health care by
promoting education in the medical disciplines, honoring traditional
healing practices and restoring the balance of mind,
body, and spirit.
American Support Group of New York City
Native American Indian, Alaska Native & International Indigenous issues.
- American Indian College Fund
There are 32 tribal colleges--all founded by Indians to fight high rates
of poverty, educational failure and cultural loss. These colleges created
the non-profit American Indian
College Fund to raise desperately-needed scholarship, endowment and
- American Indian Higher Education
Founded in 1972 by the presidents of the nationís first six Tribal
Colleges, today, AIHEC has grown to represent 34 colleges in the United
States and one Canadian institution.
- American Indian Graduate Center
Founders Robert L. Bennett (Wisconsin Oneida) and John C. Rainer (Taos
Pueblo) created the program to assist American Indian college graduates to
continue their education
at the master's, doctorate and professional degree level.
A non-profit, public-benefit corporation created by Northwest Indian
Tribes to increase the success of private businesses owned by Native
Americans, offering training and support focused on developing
entrepreneurship in Indian communities.
- American Indian Science & Engineering
A national, nonprofit organization which nurtures building of community by
bridging science and technology with traditional Native values.
- Southwestern Indian Polytechnic
Located in Albuquerque, NM.
- College of Menominee Nation
Located in Keshena, WI.
- Institute of American Indian
Museum and academic programs located in Santa Fe, NM.
- Diné College
Campuses in New Mexico: Shiprock, Crownpoint and Arizona: Tsaile,
Chinle, Ganado, Tuba City, Kayenta, and Window Rock.
- Teaching about
This material is provided by the Fourth World Documentation Project.
- Alaska Native Knowledge
Designed to serve as a resource for compiling and exchanging information
related to Alaska Native knowledge systems and ways of knowing.
- Cradleboard Teaching
"Cradleboard is about helping children through cross-cultural
communication, whatever means they have to get to know one another."
- American Indian Policy Center
Providing government leaders, policy makers and the public with accurate
information about the legal and political history of American Indian
nations, and the contemporary situation for American Indians.
- Native American
Law Center at the University of Washington School of Law
A comprehensive resource center for Indian law specialists, students,
tribal organizations and local, state and federal government.
- Native American Rights Fund
A non-profit organization that provides legal representation and
technical assistance to Indian tribes, organizations and individuals
- National Native American
Founded in 1973 as the American Indian Lawyers Association, NNABA works to
promote issues important to the Native American community and works to
improve professional opportunities for Native American lawyers.
- Tribal Law Journal (University of
Providing native peoples, practitioners, and law students an opportunity
to contribute their work to the discussion relating to internal
- Native American Constitution and Law
A cooperative effort among the University of Oklahoma Law Center and the
National Indian Law Library (NILL), and Native American tribes providing
access to the Constitutions, Tribal Codes, and other legal documents.
Includes links to Native
American constitutions by state.
Avalon Project at Yale Law School
Searchable document archive on relations between the United States
and Native Americans.
- New England School
of Law: Native American & Indigenous Law
Includes primary material, bibliographies, cultural property information,
and many more resources.
- TULaw Native American
Law Center (University of Tulsa College of Law)
Established in 2000, the Center's mission is to
provide resources for the study and teaching of legal issues concerning
Indian tribes and other indigenous peoples worldwide.
- National Indian Gaming
The NIGA, established in 1985, is a non-profit organization of 168
Indian Nations with other non-voting associate members representing
organizations, tribes and businesses engaged in tribal gaming enterprises
from around the country.
- Inter Tribal Council of
The purpose of the ITCA is to provide the member tribes with the means for
action on matters that affect them collectively and individually, to
promote tribal sovereignty and to strengthen tribal governments.
AIM has repeatedly brought successful suit against the federal government
for the protection of the rights of Native Nations guaranteed in treaties,
sovereignty, the United States Constitution, and laws.
- Midwest Treaty Network
An alliance of Indian and non-Indian groups
supporting Native American sovereignty.
- International Office of the
Leonard Peltier Defense Committee
A comprehensive repository for accurate information on the case of Leonard
- Bureau of
The BIA's responsibility is the administration
and management of 55.7 million acres of land held in trust by the United
States for American Indians, Indian tribes, and Alaska Natives.
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