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Native Americans in North America
Native American History and Related Issues
A collection of onsite material and links to outside resources presenting "unique artwork, photographs, video and sound recordings which accurately reflect the history, culture and richness of the Native American experience in North America.
A Journey to a New Land
"How did people first travel to the Americas 12,000 years ago? Did they cross the Bering Land Bridge or come in boats down the Pacific Coast? Ponder this and learn about the ice age and some animals that are now extinct. " -- From
Simon Fraser University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.
Indian Country Diaries
Website for a two-part series of documentaries that, for the first time, explore the challenges facing Native Americans in the 21st Century, in both urban and reservation settings. This site includes the history of relationships between Native Americans, Europeans and other immigrants.
National Congress of American Indians
The National Congress of American Indians was founded in 1944 and is the oldest and largest tribal government organization in the United States. Users can find information on tribal self-government, treaty rights, and a broad range of federal policy related issues.
American Indians of the Pacific Northwest Digital Collection
"This digital collection integrates over 2,300 photographs and 7,700 pages of text relating to the American Indians in two cultural areas of the Pacific Northwest, the Northwest Coast and Plateau. These resources illustrate many aspects of life. of Native Americans from the Pacific Northwest. Cultural topics include work, education, transportation, treaties, housing, clothing etc.
Native Americans in World War II
[Excerpted from Army History: The Professional Bulletin of Army History, No. 35 (Fall 1995), pp. 22-27] by Thomas D. Morgan.
American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States Wall Maps
"The American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States wall maps show American Indian and Alaska Native Areas reported or delineated for the specified Census. They also contain population related graphics."
The Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development.
"The Harvard Project aims to understand and foster the conditions under which sustained, self-determined social and economic development is achieved among American Indian nations.
At the heart of the Harvard Project is the systematic, comparative study of social and economic development on American Indian reservations. What works, where and why? Among the key research findings are Sovereignty Matters, Institutions Matter, Culture Matters, and Leadership Matters."