Peoples' Literature - http://www.indigenouspeople.org/natlit/natlit.htm
Much more than a site about native peoples' literature this site has a
collection of links to the entire spectrum of the arts of native peoples
across the globe although the emphasis is on native American peoples. Includes
the following full-text sections: Americas; Arabic Literature; Artists;
Chiapas Menu; Columbus-1492; Coyote's Tales; Daily Inspirational Words;
Europe, Asia, Africa, and Oceania; Famous Documents; Famous Quotes; Five
Generations of a Blackfoot Family; Four Directions Inc.; Frontera de la
Palabra (Mayan Books); Gaelic Literature; Great Chiefs & Leaders; Greetings;
Hawai'ian Book of Days; Honor and Respect for Our Elders; Indigenous Nations
- Active Home Pages; Indigenous Nations of North America; Indigenous Peoples
of Mexico; Latino Spectrum; Legends of the Columbia; Mother Earth Prayers;
Music; Midwest Consortium for Latino Research (MCLR); Native Art; Persian
Literature; Poetry; Prescencia Taina; Stereotypes/Racism; Stories; Virtual
Art Gallery of Chiapas; World's People; Writers/Speakers; Writings of Native
Youth and the Zapatista Art Gallery.
Large collection of links to Web resources related to Native Peoples. Search
or browse by Subject, Nations, Geographic Region, Document, or several
other ways. International in scope; not limited to the Americas. Nations
index is especially good as a starting place for research.
Center for World Indigenous
Studies - http://www.cwis.org/
The Center for World Indigenous Studies (CWIS) is an independent, non-profit
research and education organization dedicated to wider understanding and
appreciation of the ideas and knowledge of indigenous peoples. The Center
fosters better understanding between peoples through the publication and
distribution of literature written and voiced by leading contributors from
Fourth World nations. An important goal of CWIS is to establish cooperation
between nations and to democratize relations between nations and between
nations and states.
Americans [970s; 980s]
Lost Tribes - http://www.sacbee.com/news/projects/native/index.html
A four part series of articles from the Sacramento Bee, which examines
the situation of Native Americans in California. Includes photographs from
the series as well.
Native American Resources on the Internet - http://www.hanksville.org/NAresources/
One of the most thorough and well-organized collections of links to Native
American Indian Internet resources available. Covers cultural, artistic,
political, social and other varied aspects relating to Native American
Indians. (WWW Virtual Library)
American Sites - http://www.nativeculture.com/lisamitten/indians.html
This site has links through the following categories: Individual Native
Nations; Native Organizations and Urban Indian Centers; Tribal Colleges,
Native Studies Programs, and Indian Education; Native Media; Powwows and
Festivals; Sources for Indian Music; Native Arts; Native Businesses; General
Indian-Oriented Home Pages.
The Oneida Indian
Nation - http://www.oneida-nation.net/
The Oneida Indian Nation, one of the original members of the Iroquois Confederacy,
enjoys a unique role in America's history having supported the Colonies
in the struggle for independence from England. The Nation exists as a sovereign
political unit which predates the Constitution of the United States. The
site includes links to other tribes and American Indian resources.
of the Northwest Coast - http://www.hallman.org/indian/.www.html
A number of full-text, first-person stories of historic contacts between
Europeans and the people who were originally living along the Northwest
coast of North America.
National Museum of the
American Indian - http://www.nmai.si.edu/
The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian is dedicated to
the preservation, study, and exhibition of the life, languages, literature,
history, and arts of Native Americans. See also Native
American links at the Smithsonian site.
Schools, Colleges, Tribes - http://www.kstrom.net/isk/schools/schools.html
These Web pages are running on the Fond du Lac Tribal Community college
Web server. It has links to many school and college related sites for both
students and teachers.
California Indian Library Collections - http://www.mip.berkeley.edu/cilc/brochure/brochure.html
This Web site gives access to archived sound recordings, photographs, and
textual materials (such as books, journal articles, unpublished manuscripts
and field notes, many of which were gathered by Berkeley researchers in
the early years of this century) which have been duplicated and installed
in twenty-one northern and central California libraries. Each county collection
contains materials specific to the tribes within that county. See also
of Northern and Central California Indians.
Mexico - http://www.trace-sc.com/cgi-bin/mxndx?history
Links to sites covering the history of ancient Mexico. Includes links to
the categories of: Archaeological Sites; Aztec World; Interesting Facts;
Maya World; Mexican History; Mesoamerica; Other Cultures; and Precolumbian/Prehispanic.
(Mexico's Index Channel)
History - http://www.mexonline.com/precolum.htm
"Provides information on the Aztecs, Maya, Mexica, Olmecs, Toltec, Zapotecs
& other Pre-European cultures, as well as information on museums, archeology,
language & education. (Mexico Online)
La civilización maya es fuente inagotable de hallazgos en materia
de organización social, pero también de sorpresas. Los primeros
especialistas en la materia consideraban que esta civilización estaba
dividida en clases sociales; sin embargo, nuevas investigaciones han demostrado
que esta separación es más compleja en el seno de cada ciudad
o sitio prehispánico.
of the Maya - http://www.civilization.ca/membrs/civiliz/maya/mminteng.html
The information at this link is in support of the new IMAX film, Mystery
of the Maya, co-produced by the Canadian Museum of Civilization, presents
here information on Maya civilization and several exhibits inside and outside
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