Native Peoples Resources
[Dewey numbers: 306.08]

Native Americans

General Resources

Indigenous Peoples' Literature -
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.
Native Web -
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 -
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.

Native Americans [970s; 980s]

California's Lost Tribes -
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.
Index of Native American Resources on the Internet -
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)
Native American Sites -
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 -
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.
A History of the Northwest Coast -
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 -
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.
Indian Schools, Colleges, Tribes -
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.
The California Indian Library Collections -
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 Bibliographies of Northern and Central California Indians.
Ancient Mexico -
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)
Mexico Pre-Columbian History -
"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)
Chichén Itzá -
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.
Mystery of the Maya -
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 the Museum.

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