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Native American Sources

General Resources Law and Government
Culture and Geography Health and Medicine
Education and Research Arts and Media
  Language

General Resources

American Indian Chamber of Commerce of New Mexico
http://www.aiccnm.com/
A non-profit organization that promotes economic development and self-sufficiency.

American Indian Sports Team Mascots
http://www.aistm.org/1indexpage.htm
A frequently-updated clearinghouse of information.

American Indian Studies, University of Arizona
http://aisp.web.arizona.edu/
Includes guidance in conducting research, along with a bibliography of print resources and links to additional Web resources.

Heard Museum
http://www.heard.org/
Native cultures and art.

Index of Native American Resources on the Internet http://www.hanksville.org/NAresources/
Index of Native American Resources on the Internet.

IndianEduResearch.net
http://www.indianeduresearch.net/

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian
http://cdm.digitalpast.org/mmc.php?CISOROOT=/mitchell001

National Museum of the American Indian
http://www.nmai.si.edu/

Native American Online
http://www.native-american-online.org/
Includes information on political action, business networks, education, and genealogy.

Native American Print Media Resources
http://www.plumsite.com/shea/nativep.html

Native American Sites
http://www.nativeculture.com/lisamitten/indians.html

Native Americans Online
http://www.asu.edu/lib/archives/links.htm
Links to a wide variety of Web resources by and about Native Americans.

Native Americas Journal
http://www.nativeamericas.com/

Native Web
http://www.nativeweb.org/
Provides information for and about indigenous peoples worldwide.

Resources from Harrison Lapahie
http://www.lapahie.com/index.cfm
Navajo Nation government, culture, and other information.

U.S Department of the Interior Library
http://www.doi.gov/library/internet/native.cfm
A list of resources, including news, bibliographies, government and legal sources, and links to tribal governments and Native American Web sites.

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Law and Government

See Legal Resources for more information.

Bureau of Indian Affairs
http://www.bia.gov/

Indian Law (University of Kansas, Wheat Law Library

)http://www.law.ku.edu/tribal

National Indian Law Library
http://www.narf.org/nill/index.htm

Native American Rights Fund
http://www.narf.org/

Native Legal Net
http://www.nativelegalnet.org

Navajo Nation Official Website
http://www.navajo-nsn.gov/

Tribal Court Clearinghouse
http://www.tribal-institute.org/

2000 Survey of Youth Gangs in Indian Country
https://www.nationalgangcenter.gov/Content/Documents/Youth-Gangs-in-Indian-Country-2000.pdf
A three-page document that reports survey results, but not according to tribe or region.

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Culture and Geography

 

Welcome to Hopi
http://www.hopi-nsn.gov/
Official website of the Hopi tribe

Jicarilla Apache Nation
http://www.jicarillaonline.com/

Kayenta Township
http://www.kayentatownship.com/

Navajo Nation Official Website
http://www.navajo-nsn.gov/

New Mexico's Pueblos and Reservations

http://www.itsatrip.org/albuquerque/culture-heritage/native-american/pueblos-reservations.aspx

Southern Ute Tribe
http://www.southernute-nsn.gov/

Southwest Crossroads
http://www.southwestcrossroads.org

Ute Mountain Ute Tribe
http://www.utemountainute.com

Maps of Native American Nations, history, information
http://www.kstrom.net/isk/maps/mapmenu.html
A variety of information in a geographical context.

Native American Spirituality
http://www.religioustolerance.org/nataspir.htm
Essay with additional links.

Native American Spirituality from Religious Movements Homepage
http://religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu/nrms/naspirit.html
Lecture-style information followed by useful links.

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Health and Medicine

Native American Diabetes Project
http://www.laplaza.org/health/dwc/nadp/

Native Health Databases
http://hsc.unm.edu/library/nhd/

Tribal Connections - eHealth Resources
http://www.tribalconnections.org/ehealthinfo/
Health information for Native peoples.

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Education and Research

American Indian Library Association
http://www.nativeculture.com/lisamitten/aila.html

American Indian Science and Engineering Society
http://www.aises.org

Labrioloa National America Indian Data Center
http://www.asu.edu/lib/archives/labriola.htm

Native American Authors
http://www.ipl.org/div/natam/

Native American Subject Guide (Labriola)
http://www.asu.edu/lib/archives/nasg.htm
Bibliography of Native American material.

Oyate
http://www.oyate.org/
Information about the portrayal of Native peoples in literature, both fiction and non-fiction.

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Arts and Media

Ableza
http://www.ableza.org/
Native American arts and media institute. Good comprehensive links page.

Allies
https://sites.google.com/site/alliesmaraw/alliesmediaart

Dakota owned media production company.

ArtNatAm – Native American art exhibit
http://www.artnatam.com/
A gallery of select artists.

Eyapaha Institute
http://www.eyapaha.net/
A non-profit that develops, produces, and distributes multimedia that addresses Native American issues.

Indian Country Today
http://www.indiancountry.com/
Weekly newspaper with rotating special feature sections on Healthy Living, Education, Trade & Commerce, Entertainment, Lifeways, Pow Wow Updates, and Tourism.

National Native News
http://www.nativenews.net/
Native American radio.

4Natives.com
http://www.4natives.com/
Native American online community: includes links to movies, music, and news.

Navajo Times
http://www.thenavajotimes.com/

News from Indian Country
http://www.indiancountrynews.com/
Official web site of the oldest national Native newspaper.

Native American Music Awards
http://www.nammys.com
Information about contemporary music and excellent links.

“Windtalkers: The Story Behind the Movie”
http://www.awesomestories.com/movies/wind_talkers/wind_talkers_ch1.htm

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Language

Athabascan
http://www.ausbcomp.com/redman/athabascan.htm
Short article about migrations and cultures.

Athabaskan: online encyclopedia article
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Athapascan
Comprehensive, interactive online article about the people and languages.

Navajo (Diné Bizaad)
http://www.omniglot.com/writing/navajo.htm
History of written Navajo, includes pronunciation and links.

Navajo Language
http://www.angelfire.com/nv/navaholang/language.html
Links to information about the Navajo language, classes, and speakers. Also includes links to download Navajo fonts to your computer.

Navajo Language and Bilingual Links
http://www.sanjuan.k12.ut.us/linknavj.html
Includes material on Navajo language and literature, including bilingual resources and curriculum ideas.

Navajo Language: online encyclopedia article
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Navajo_language
History and linguistics of Navajo.

Scholarly Articles:

Indigenous Language Codification: Cultural Effects
http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~jar/RIL_8.html

Mother tongue literacy and language renewal: the case of Navajo
http://www.literacyonline.org/products/ili/pdf/ilprocMc.pdf

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