Selected Web Sites Compiled by Debbie Cobb

For a guide to printed information in the library on this topic, see Native American Studies.

General

American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) Data and Links
American Indian Studies: the American Indian Studies Program at CSU, Long Beach, is dedicated to the presentation of unique art works, photographs, video and sound recordings which accurately reflect the history, culture and richness of the Native American experience in North America and has been expanded to include Indian people of Central America and Mexico.
American Indian Tribal Directory: a complete listing of federally recognized tribes and locations in the United States.
Index of Native American Resources on the Internet: Includes links to sites on culture, history, languages, art, music, literature, video, film, museums, law, government, nations and genealogy.
Native American Nations: information on individual Native tribes -- includes recognized and unrecognized tribes.
Native American Resources: links to sites for business, careers, events, food and nutrition, gaming, pow-wows, and statistics.
Native American Resources: includes tribal home pages, Native American organizations, Indian education and colleges, government resources and Native American art and culture.
Native American Sites: developed by a former librarian at the University of Pittsburgh to provide access to other sites that contain solid information about American Indians.
NativeWeb: a developing site which will link to resources for indigenous cultures worldwide, not just in the United States.
Other Native American Resources: links to official and unofficial tribal sites, news, literature, music, food, genealogy and languages.
Useful Sites for Tribal Libraries: Links for American Indian tribal libraries. to top of page

Education

American Indian Higher Education Consortium
American Indian Education Foundation: providing support for Indian Education throughout the United States
Bureau of Indian Education: devoted to providing quality education opportunities for American Indian people
Carlisle Indian Industrial School: links to history, primary and secondary sources and a list by nation of the students who were enrolled at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.
National Indian Education Association (NIEA):  the oldest and largest Indian education organization in the nation committed to increasing educational opportunities and resources for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students while protecting cultural and linguistic traditions.

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Health

American Indian Health: provides links to information on health topics, traditional healing, environmental health, healthcare access and more.
American Indian Health Resources: contains links to publications, government information, non-government resources and research and education sites.
Arctic Health: focused on  health issues of Alaska Natives
"If you knew the conditions . . ." : Health Care to Native Americans: online exhibit from the National Library of Medicine.
Indian Health Service: the IHS is the principle federal health care provider and health advocate for Indian people.
Native American Ethnobotany: a searchable database of foods, drugs, dyes and fibers derived from plants.
Native American Health page from MedlinePlus.gov:  specific information to Native health including prevention/screeing, specific conditions, Medicare saving, urban Indian resources, and more.
National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research:Sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health, the NCAIANMHR is the only program of this type in the country focusing specifically on American Indian and Alaska Native populations.
Native Health Databases: citations and abstracts to articles on Native American health. to top of page

History/Archives

National Museum of the American Indian
Native American History and Studies
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Journals

First Nations Periodical Index: this index provides access to Native American journals and newspapers, mainly Canadian but does include some US. No full text.
American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research: The Journal of the National Center. Table of contents only.
American Indian Culture and Research Journal: table of contents only.
American Indian Quarterly: tables of contents and abstracts only.
American Indian Law Review: indexes only
Canadian Journal of Native Studies: full-text
Indian Country Today Online: weekly newspaper.
Journal of American Indian Education: fulltext of past volumes -- 1961 - 1996
NARF Legal Review: this publication of the Native American Rights Fund is full text.
Native American Times: the Nation's largest independent Indian news source.
Native Peoples: some full text.
Tribal College Journal: journal of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium. Table of contents only
Tribal Law Journal: fulltext
Wicazo Sa Review: Table of contents only.
Winds of Change: Tables of contents only to top of page

Legal and Government

American Indian Data: Statistical data from the 2000 U S Census covering reservation housing, social and economic characteristics and languages.
American Indian Liaison Office: the National Park Service.
American Indian Policy Center: provides policy-makers with accurate information on American Indian legal history and contemporary issues.
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA): responsible for the administration and management of land held in trust by the United States for American Indians, Indian tribes, and Alaska Natives.
Code of Federal Regulations, Title 25: section of the Code of Federal Regulation dealing with Native American affairs.
Code Talk: a federal interagency web site managed by Native Americans at Housing and Urban Development.
Indian Defense League of America: site specific to North American indigenous rights.
Indian Reorganization Act Era Codes, Constitutions and Charters: links to
Indian land titles, treaties, constitutions, and Supreme Court Reviews.
Kappler's Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties: searchable
Native American Constitution and Law Digitization Project: a cooperative project of the University of Oklahoma Law Center and the National Indian Law Library which provides access to tribal constitutions, codes, and other legal documents.
Native American Documents Project: published reports of the commissioner of Indian Affaris (1871, 1872, 1874, 1875, 1876 and 1875 map.
Native American Law: links to the US Code, treaties, constitutions and other legal documents.
Native American Rights Fund: the oldest and largest nonprofit law firm dedicated to asserting and defending the rights of Indian tribes, organizations and individuals nationwide.
OAIT, Office of Self Governance
United States Code, Title 25: section of the US Code addressing Native Americans. to top of page

Literature

Electronic Text Center: Native Americans: located at the University of Virginia, this searchable database has one of the largest collections of 19th and 20th century Native American literature available online. Some items are RESTRICTED to University of Virginia users only.
Indigenous Peoples' Literature: includes artists and musicians as well as writers.
Native American Authors: provides information on Native North American authors with biographies, bibliographies of their published works and links to online resources.
Native American Book Resources on the Internet
Native American Women Playwrights Archive: original materials by Native women playwrights.
Storyteller: Native American authors online.
Teaching Native American Oral Literature: an essay from the Heath Anthology Newsletter. to top of page

Music

Index of Native American Resources on the Internet
Native American Music Awards
Native Music and Arts Organizations and Individuals
Somers Mountain Museum of Natural History and Primitive Technology: Native American music list -- alphabetical by artist. to top of page

Organizations

American Indian Movement Grand Governing Council (AIMGGC)
National Congress of American Indians
Native American Finance Officers Association
Index of Native American Resources on the Internet
Native American Resources
Native American Sites
UNITY- United National Indian Tribal Youth: this Native American youth leadership organization focuses on heritage, environment and community service.to top of page