Selected Native American Web Sites

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Last reviewed: September 12, 2014

General

Native American Sites
Prepared by a librarian at the University of Pittsburgh, this set of web pages allows viewers to see various personal stories of Native Americans from differing backgrounds. Separate pages exist for general Indian-oriented home pages; information on individual native nations; native organizations and urban Indian centers; tribal colleges, native studies programs, and Indian education; languages; the mascot issue; native media (organizations, journals, newspapers, radio and television, powwows and festivals); native music and arts organizations and individuals (singers, drums, artists, performers, celebrities, actors, actresses, storytellers, authors); and native businesses.
http://www.nativeculture.com/lisamitten/indians.html

Techniques for Evaluating American Indian Web Sites
Elaine Cubbins of the University of Arizona has presented these techniques for evaluating American Indian web sites. There are links to sources of books and reference materials as clear explanations of the criteria used to compile these techniques
http://www.u.arizona.edu/~ecubbins/webcrit.html

WWW Internet Bibliographies - American Indians
This site is constructed primarily to provide information resources to the Native American community and only secondarily to the general community. It is part of the W3 consortium project. Topics covered include cultural resources, indigenous languages, history, archaeology, education, indigenous knowledge in the sciences, legal resources, health, non-profit organizations, art, museums, music, electronic texts by and about Native Americans, bibliographies of material relevant to Native Americans, film and video resources, organizations, activist sites, tribal gaming, Native American media, genealogy, government resources especially for Native Americans, commercial resources, home pages for Native Americans, announcements with Native American related content, job notices, resources for other nations on the Internet, movie stars, and miscellaneous.
http://www.hanksville.org/NAresources/

Business

IM Diversity - Native American Village
Information on career and job opportunities with employers committed to workplace diversity.
http://www.imdiversity.com/villages/native/village_native_american.asp

National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development
This organization seeks to increase the number of tribal and individual American Indian businesses and to develop and expand an Indian private sector that employs Indian labor.
http://www.ncaied.org/

Education

American Indian College Fund
An organization that raises money to fund scholarships and build endowments for tribal colleges.
http://www.collegefund.org/

American Indian Higher Education Consortium
The tribal colleges have developed this organization in order to promote legislation, support the tribal colleges, and encourage American Indians to participate in higher education.
http://www.aihec.org

National Indian Education Association
This organization has been in existence since 1969. Its board is made up of twelve (12) American Indian and Alaska Native individuals from all across the country. It deals with advocacy and legislative issues related to education.
http://www.niea.org/

Office of Indian Education Programs
This government organization is devoted to providing quality education opportunities for American Indian people from early childhood throughout life.
http://www.bia.gov/WhatWeDo/ServiceOverview/IndianEducation/index.htm

Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
This society encourages both education and career development in the sciences for Native American and Latino students.
http://www.sacnas.org/

The Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education
This website contains both scholarly and journalistic articles on subject areas of great importance to Native Americans.
http://www.tribalcollegejournal.org/

Federal Government

Indian Country Justice Statistics
These statistics are issued by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, which measures victimization, law enforcement, courts, corrections, the Criminal Justice Data Improvement Program, and related links and information experienced by American Indians.
http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=tp&tid=200000

Bureau of Indian Affairs
This bureau provides information on education, federally recognized tribes, history, legislation, tourism, and other areas in which the federal government is involved. Frequently asked questions are answered on this site.
http://www.bia.gov

Codetalk
A federal inter-agency Native American web site designed specifically to deliver electronic information from government agencies and other organizations to Native American communities. This Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) focuses on providing information about home ownership, housing, and community development.
http://www.hud.gov/offices/pih/ih/codetalk/

FCC's Tribal Homepage
The FCC's website has information on tribal telecommunication initiatives including a newsletter, a brochure, booklet, and fact sheet.
http://transition.fcc.gov/indians/

Indian Health Service
This agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is responsible for providing federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives.
http://www.ihs.gov/

Miscellaneous

20th Century Warriors
This Navy webpage contains information about Native American participation in the United States military.
http://www.history.navy.mil/faqs/faq61-1.htm

American Indian History and Related Issues
This site contains unique artwork, photographs, video and sound recordings which reflect the history and culture of the Native American experience in North America as well as the Indian people of Central America and Mexico.
http://www.csulb.edu/projects/ais/

American Indian Science and Engineering Society
AISES provides resources for American Indian high school and higher education students with an interest in science and technology.
http://www.aises.org/

American Indians and the Natural World
Site for the Carnegie Museum of Natural History Exhibit examines the belief systems, philosophies, and practical knowledge that guide Indian peoples' interactions with the natural world.
http://www.carnegiemnh.org/online/indians/index.html

The American Native Press Archives
This university website is devoted to the preservation and dissemination of the written words of Native peoples. It also contains a bibliography, index, digital library, and more.
http://www.anpa.ualr.edu/

The Avalon Project at Yale Law School
A list of the United States and Native American treaties and statutes of the United States which can be searched or browsed by century or tribe.
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/subject_menus/ntreaty.asp

Edward S. Curtis's: The North American Indian
The Library of Congress American Memory Project site has links to over 2000 photographic images taken between 1907 and 1930. The volumes are organized by tribes and locations encompassing the Great Plains, Great Basin, Plateau Region, Southwest, California, Pacific Northwest, and Alaska.
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award98/ienhtml/curthome.html

Images of Native Americans
The Bancroft Library's companion to their exhibit of rare books, photographs, illustrations, and other archival and manuscript materials.
http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/Exhibits/nativeamericans/

Indian Country Today
America's largest Indian newspaper is a weekly newspaper that covers national news and events.
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/

Indigenous People's Literature
This website contains links to a variety of Native American literature available online.
http://www.indians.org/indigenous-peoples-literature.html

Institute of American Indian Arts Museum
The Institute of American Indian Arts Museum is the home of the National Collection of Contemporary Indian Art located in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
http://www.iaia.edu/museum/

Living Voices
An online audio series available in both English and Spanish containing profiles of Native Americans and Native Hawaiians.
http://www.nmai.si.edu/livingvoices/

Museum of the Native American Resource Center
This webpage contains art, crafts, memories, literature, music, and history information from various Native American people across the United States.
http://www.uncp.edu/nativemuseum/

National Congress of American Indians
The National Congress of American Indians is an organization which works for the security and protection of treaty and sovereign rights for American Indian and Alaska Native peoples.
http://www.ncai.org/

National Museum of the American Indian
With a collection spanning more than 10,000 years, the Smithsonian museum is dedicated to the preservation, study, and exhibition of the life, language, literature, history, and arts of Native Americans.
http://www.nmai.si.edu/

National Native American AIDS Prevention Center
NNAAPC provides information on about HIV/AIDS prevention programs and care services aimed at the Native American population.
http://www.nnaapc.org/

Native American Authors
This page contains an annotated bibliography of print and web resources about Native American authors which can be browsed by name, title, or tribe.
http://www.ipl.org/div/natam/

Native American Constitution and Law Digitization Project
The University of Oklahoma Law Library and the National Indian Law Library provide online versions of tribal codes, constitutions, and other legal documents of Native American tribes.
http://thorpe.ou.edu/

Native American Languages
Contains information and links for specific languages, preservation of specific languages, language family and regional sites, general Native American language sites, books, and endangered languages discussion.
http://www.indians.org/welker/americas.htm

Native Peoples Magazine
A quarterly journal dedicated to portraying the arts and lives of Native Americans. Select articles from current and archived issues are available on the site.
http://www.nativepeoples.com/

Native Web
This web site has resources for indigenous cultures around the world. Some of the database categories include art and literature, business and economy, genealogy, history, languages and linguistics, law and legal issues, libraries and collections, news and media, reference materials, and society and culture.
http://www.nativeweb.org/

NativeTech
This site is dedicated to disconnecting the term "primitive" from perceptions of Native American technology and art through education. Original articles with graphics and photographs focus on the Eastern Woodlands. Some examples of topics include beadwork, clay and pottery, games and toys, stonework and tools, and weaving.
http://www.nativetech.org/

United National Indian Tribal Youth
This is a national Native American youth leadership organization designed to help young people make positive differences in their tribes, villages and communities.
http://www.unityinc.org/

New York


Akwesasne
This is a local resource web site for the Mohawk-Akwesasne community of northern New York and the southern region of Quebec province, Canada.
http://akwesasneculturalcenter.org/

Ganondagan
Ganondagan is a historic site of a 17th century Seneca town.
http://www.ganondagan.org

Iroquois Indian Museum
This museum in Cobleskill, NY,  provides information about Iroquois culture and history.
http://iroquoismuseum.org/

Mohawks of Kahnawake
This web site provides information on tourism, business, history, and political structures of the Mohawks of Kahnawake.
http://www.kahnawake.com/

Oneida
This site contains a history of the Oneida nation and a description of the Oneida land claim.
http://www.oneida-nation.net/

Ohwejagehka: Ha`degaenage:  Iroquois Language and Songs
This is a nonprofit organization based on Six Nations of the Grand River in Ontario, Canada that was established to help preserve and nurture the Iroquoian languages and songs.
http://www.ohwejagehka.com/

Seneca
The homepage of the Seneca Nation of Indians has information on their culture, history, genealogy, and reservations.
http://www.sni.org

Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory
This web site provides history and current information on the Tyendinaga Mohawks who originally lived in the Mohawk Valley and who are now located in Ontario, Canada. This site is also the home of the First Nations Technical Institute, an education and training facility.
http://www.mbq-tmt.org/

Last Updated: September 12, 2014