TopLinks: Native Americans

American Indian Education Foundation
http://www.aiefprograms.org/
The American Indian Education Foundation provides support for Indian education throughout the United States. Check this site for more information on the history of Native American education, from the assimilationist policies of the past two centuries to the self-determination policies of recent years.

American Indian Sports Team Mascots
http://www.aistm.org/1indexpage.htm
This site provides thorough coverage of the use of Native American mascots by national and academic sports teams. It includes a chronology of the use of the mascot-particularly the Native American mascot-in American sports, a yearly summary of the continuing debate regarding this issue, and links to additional resources on this topic.

IMDiversity.com
http://www.imdiversity.com/
Though IMDiversity.comís first objective is to provide career and job information to underrepresented minority groups, it offers a wealth of articles on politics, education, art and culture, and family and lifestyle, as well as special online "villages" particular to African, Asian, Hispanic, and Native American issues and concerns.

Index of Native American Electronic Text Resources on the Internet
http://www.hanksville.org/NAresources/indices/NAetext.html
Part of the WWW Virtual Library, this index includes images, speeches, articles, and other Native American-related resources.

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
http://www.indianpueblo.org/
The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is "dedicated to the preservation and perpetuation of Pueblo Indian culture, history, and art."

Indians.org
http://www.indians.org/
The American Indian Heritage Foundation was established to provide relief services to Indian people nationwide and to build bridges of understanding and friendship between Indian and non-Indian people.

My Sistahs
http://www.mysistahs.org/
This site is for and by women of color and serves as a community forum for topics in health, gender, culture, and body image. Read essays on the role of women in hip-hop vs. self-esteem, and access information about the myths of body size and eating disorders.

Native Networks
http://www.nativenetworks.si.edu/frameset_flash.html
Native Networks, part of the National Museum for the American Indian at the Smithsonian Institute, provides "information about film, video, and radio produced by indigenous peoples of the Americas and Hawaii." The "Close Ups" link on this site includes background information, interviews, and political contexts for various Native Networks media productions.

NativeWeb
http://nativeweb.org
This site provides resources about and for indigenous peoples around the world. It includes current news as well as geographical, demographic, and historical information about Native Americans.

PBS: Circle of Stories
http://www.pbs.org/circleofstories
The PBS offers an online companion to its Circle of Stories documentary honoring Native American storytelling. Users can listen to narratives by Native American storytellers at this site, which offers multimedia presentations, collages of text and media, and links to external resources.

The Internet Public Library: Native American Authors
http://www.ipl.org/div/natam/
This site provides biographical and bibliographical information on Native American authors (including Leslie Marmon Silko, N. Scott Momaday, Michael Dorris, and Paula Gunn Allen), and links to online interviews, essays, and tribal Web sites.