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Ethnic and Cultural Diversity: Native Americans

Web Resources

Native Americans

American Indian and Alaska Native Populations: A compilation of demographic information prepared by the U.S. Census Bureau, including data tables on social and economic characteristic, housing, and historical trends.

Bureau of Indian Affairs: The official site of Bureau of Indian Affairs of the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) provides information on a variety of topics, including BIA history, a directory of tribal leaders, and links to information about Native American ancestry and genealogy.

The Dakota Access Pipeline: Native American Perspectives: A highly recommended library research guide from the University of New Mexico.

EPA American Indian Environmental Issues: The American Indian Environmental Office (AIEO) coordinates the Agency-wide effort to strengthen public health and environmental protection in Indian Country, with a special emphasis on building Tribal capacity to administer their own environmental programs.

Federal Websites For and About Native Americans: A guide to federal agency websites that feature information for or about Native Americans. Subjects include agriculture, art and exhibits, business and employment, education, environment and wildlife, federal and tribal government, grants and funding, health and human services, highways, history, housing and land, the military, reference tools, and taxes.

Health of American Indian or Alaska Native Population: From the Centers for Disease Control. Updated daily, this award-winning website provides quality news and information on a range of topics from a Native American perspective as well as resources on issues facing Native Americans today.

National Indian Law Library: Native American Rights Fund. A comprehensive collection of past and present Tribal governmental documents, and literature about Native legal issues.

National Museum of the American Indian: National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institute. See sections on Research, Education and Film & Media for a wide range of well-presented academic resources. 

Native American Constitution and Law Digitization Project: This project is a cooperative effort among the University of Oklahoma Law Center, the National Indian Law Library (NILL), and Native American tribes providing access to the constitutions, tribal codes, and other legal documents.

NativeWeb: NativeWeb was desgned to serve as a virtual community center. The goals of the site include disseminating information from and about indigenous nations, peoples, and organizations; fostering communication between native and non-native peoples; and providi

Sacred Texts -- Native American Religions: A volunteer run site collecting sacred texts from traditions around the globe. The Native American Religions site takes a respectful approach and lists historical texts and ethnographic accounts by culture group.


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