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Web resources on native American topics have been classified in the following categories
Including tribes recongized by the governments of the United States and Canada, tribes not recognized, and Federal, State and Provincial government organizations.
The “tribes” are the cultural, linguistic groups into which the first peoples were divided. Some have been recognized by the current national governments, others have not. Still other tribes are extinct. This list is far from comprehensive, but we hope it will be a useful starting point. Please let us know of official and unofficial sites related to tribes and nations.
Official and Unofficial sites related to the tribes
Palm Springs-based tribe with more than 400 members and a community base that includes families, businesses and civic organizations. Operates teh Agua Caliente Casino in Rancho Mirage. Palm Springs, CA
Living in Texas' oldest reservation in the Big Thicket in east Texas, the Alabama-Coushatta share information about their history and people, their government, and their economic development initiatives.
Offers material on tribal government, history and culture, enterprises, and recreation. Whiteriver, AZ.
Offers material on tribal government, history and culture, enterprises, education, services and recreation. Also material on tribal grants and galleries of art/cultural works. The Northern Arapahoe share the Wind River Reservation with the Eastern Shoshone. Riverton, Wyoming.
Shares material about these people, originally from the Arkansas/Texas/Louisianna area. History, government agencies, education, facilities are described. Binger, OK.
The Cherokee of North Carolina, provide information about their government and history. Extensive information is also offered for tourists relating to the “Unto These Hills” museum, and village, and additionally material on the tribe's bottled water.
Official site of the Cherokee of Oklahoma, the site offers extensive resources relating to the nation's government, cultural/historical material, news, information on services, and job announcements.
The official site of the Tsististas and So'taa'eo'o people. Their reservation is licated in souteastern Montana. The government operates three branches, and the website shares news, employment opportunities and info on the tribal school.
The official site of the Chickasaw Nation. Located in south central Oklahoma, the Chickasaw were one onf the tribes removed to the Indian Territories of Oklahoma in the Trail of Tears. The site gives notice of upcoming community meetings, history, links to the nation's government, and services to members.
On official site of the Choctaw Nationw, with their capitol in Tushka Homma, Oklahoma, publishes cultural items, annoucements of events, news, history, and links to their government.
Indigenous Peoples whose ancestry comes from the Channel Islands and the Coast of California between Santa Monica up to Ragged Point and as far inland as the Bakersfield area. CBCN began in 1969 and is one of the 161 groups that have petitioned for Federal Recognition. CBCN petitioned for Federal Recognition in 1982 and is still not recognized. Santa Barbara, CA.
Describes the government, council, enterprises, and departments of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation. the 9000+ registered members belong to a number of peoples: tribes, commonly known by English and French names, are: the Colville, the Nespelem, the San Poil, the Lake, the Palus, the Wenatchi (Wenatchee), the Chelan, the Entiat, the Methow, the southern Okanogan, the Moses Columbia and the Nez Perce of Chief Joseph's Bands. Nespelem, Washington.
Describes the tribal services, governance and the area surrounding the Warm Springs reservation and the Wasco and Paiute Native American Tribes on the Deschutes River in Central Oregon. Warm Springs, OR.
Describes the council, committees, administration, economic ventures and programs of the Coquille tribe of North Bend, Oregon.
Based in Driftpile, Alberta, this Cree nation shares extensive resources on their history, current community and governance, economic development, maps and landuse.
Official site. The Creek (Muscogee) Indians in Alabama remained behind when most of their people were forcibly removed to Oklahoma. The only federally recognized tribe in Alabama, the Poarch Creek operate three gaming facilities. They share information on their government and history. Atmore, AL.
Official site. Home to two separate American Indian nations, each composed of numerous bands and divisions. Operating as a single tribal unit for purposes of reservation governance, the site offers a directory, material on the new constitution (under development), comminity and committees. Poplar, MT.
Site for the Kenaitze and Dena'ina people. Shares community news, link to the tribal government site, material on the Kenai peoples' language and information for visitors. Kenai, Alaska.
Material on the tribal council, lands, and programs of the Klamath, Modoc and Yahooskin peoples of the Klamath basin, Oregon.
Located near San Diego, on both sides of the US/Mexico border, the Kumeyaay Nation shares information specifically for members and for the interested general public, including governance, history, arts and culture.
Not fully recognized, the Republic of Lakotah states that since the US broke its traty obligations, the Lakotah Republic witdraws from the treaties unilaterally. Led by Russell Means.
Located in Southern Oregon, the Latgawa share information on tribal law, their government and their history.
Based at Saltsburg, Pennsylvania, the local Lenapé share culture and history, a mission statement, events calendar and photo gallery
This official site of the Iowa based Meskwaki shares a short video/and song in addition to the more usual information on tribal government, program and time of their next powwow, material on their gaming facility, school, news and public services information.
This official site of the Caribou, Maine based Micmacs, shares community, governance material, history, newsletters.
This official site of the Mississippi Band of the Choctaw Indians, shares tourism, community, governance material, history, newsletters. Also information on tribe operated television news. Choctaw, MS.
The official site of the Mohegan Tribe explains its governance, heritage and history, shares press releases, and offers educational material for use in classrooms. The site describes the Mohegan Way, emphasizng cooperation with the immigrants who are now the majority population in historic Mohegan lands.
Reports on the Pow Wow at the ancestral home of the Monacan people, Bear Mountain in Amherst county, Virginia. Also tribal news, a photo album.
The official site of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation shares details of services offered, government, culture, history, economic development and tourism. Also offiers information on the College of the Muscogee Nation.
Reserve lands occupy 30% of Cormorant Island, north of Vancouver Island. The 'Namgin share thier history, videos of Potlatch celebrations and info on their government. Alert Bay, British Columbia
The official site of the Navajo nation offers news, job announcements, history, visitor information, information on upcoming events, and more.
The official site of the Nez Perce tribe offers biographical sketches of the members of the government, a description of how the government and judicial systems are organized, a calendar of upcoming events and a brief history.
Shares the history and notes on the culture of the Ojibwe in general and the Mille Lacs Band in particular. Links to the tribe's casino, material on language, events, governance. Onamia, Minnesota.
The Okanagan (syilx) represent several smaller related bands of native people whose ancestral areas are in British Columbia. Under the direction of an executive council, they work together to achieve collective goals. They share documents on their history, culture, natural resources and economic development initiatives. Westbank, British Columbia.
The official site of the Pamunkey tribe of Virginia. Shares a shad fishery, history and visitor information.
The official site of the Yaqui tribe and government, the site shares information about their beliefs and culture, government, departments and the Yaqui Enterprises, including the Del Sol Hotel, Casino and Resort. Tucson, Arizona.
The Pee Dee, like many Native Americans in the south, had their historical records cast into confusion by state racist policies. This Pee Dee tribe is now recognized by the state of South Caroline but not by the federal government. The site offers information on lands, tribal government, events. Bennettsville, SC
The official site of the Potawatomi of Oklahoma, the site offers information on tribal government, services available to members, news, announcements of events, and historical/cultural material.
The official site of the Prairie Tribe of the Potawatomi offers information on tribal government, services available to members, news, announcements of events, administratin, housing and historical/cultural material. Mayetta, KS
Site describes tribal history, current status, tribal government and enterprises and Pojoaque Pueblo sovereignty.
Provides material on the history and culture of the Salish abd Kootenai tribes as well as offering information on services, tribal government, employment, tribal resources, and visitor information.
Offiicial site of the nation which was moved to Oklahoma on the Trail of Tears. Offers informaion on the nation's government, services, administration and education.
Offers information on the history of the Seminole people, an online version of the tribes newsletter, the Seminole Tribune, material on reservation attractions, an event calendar, employment opportunities, and a description of the tribal government.
Offers material on careers, education, tribal government, tribal enterprises, and culture. Wyandotte, Oklahoma and Seneca, Missouri.
Guide to Shawnee departments and services, tribal government, community events. Also offers a tribal directory and a history of the Shawnee people. Miami, Oklahoma.
The Absentee Band of the Shawnee separated from the Cape Girardeau Shawnees after the Louisianna purchase and eventually settled in the Canadian River Valley in Oklahoma. The website offers a guide to tribal government, police, cultural and other resources. Shawnee, Oklahoma.
Siletz, Oregon. Confederatoin of 27 northwestern tribes living on a self governing reservation in Lincoln County.
Centered on the Wind River Indian Reservation, Fort Washakie, Wyoming, the Eastern Shoshone share mateiral on government, history, schools, services, cultural events, and a tribal directory.
Gives material on tribal government and the six districts of the Lakota nation, with channels to communicate with government officials.
Shares material on tribal government, the tribes reservation lands, its casino and tourism. Lower Brule, SD.
The Icangu Lakota Tetunwan Oyate or burnt thight people, give their history, material on government, photos, a job center and a calendar of events. Rosebud, SD.
Located in east-central North Dakota on the southern shores of Devils Lake. Established in 1867 in a treaty between Sisseton Wahpeton Bands and the United States government. News, tribal departments, tribal businesses and programs. Fort Totten, ND
Lakota, Yanktonai and Dakota Indian reservation in North Dakota and South Dakota. Records the activities of the tribal government, describes tribal programs, history and reports on past and upcoming events. Fort Yates, ND.
Apparently an unofficial site, Texas Indians nevertheless presents voluminous information on Native Americans currently or historically in Texas.
Once one of the six tribes of the Miami, the Wea Indian Tribe is incorporated and is headquartered in Clinton, Indiana. The Wea Indian Tribe is working toward federal and state recognition.
Headquartered at Fountain Hills, AZ, the Yavapai site shares press releases, information on the people's history and culture, upcoming events, and tourism/enterprises.
Sovereign nation of two distinct people speaking two different languages. The site shares their history, material on their government, busienss enterprises and a calendar of upcoming events. Headquartered at Camp Verde, AZ.
With administrative offices in Zuni, NM, the Pueblo of Zuni share photos, material on their government, information on tribel enterprises and programs, and descriptions of tourism and recreation opportunities.
Official Tribal Government Sites - this includes confederations and associaitons of governments. Additionally, some of the tribes and nations maintain separate sites for their governments. Those are enumberated here.
A consortium of Indian Nations established in 1944 to assert and protect the rights, both treaty and human rights, of Native American people and nations. Today the NCAI engages in a variety of programs including lobbying, negotiations, and the attempt at solving some of the most serious problems facing individual tribes and Native Americans generally.
Biographical sketches of the President and Vice President, press releases, photos, audio and video.
Government Sites concerning to Indian relations
The US Government agency officially charged with acting as a liaison with Indian nations is famous, some might say notorious for its history. The site contains links to many resources and the bureau's press releases.
Commission appointed by governor and resident tribes publishes information on the activities of the nations, bills before the state legislature and those already enacted and serves as an intertribal liaison.
Originally established in 1949 as the Office of Indian Affairs, its internet resources offer material on the nine tribes of South Dakota, state tribal agreements, tribal links, commissioner biographies, and a South Dakota powwow schedule.
Special committee reporting to the Virginia governor, consisting of representatives of eight state recognized tribes and the government of the Commonwealth.
Owing not only to pride in ancestry, but also to legal burdens placed on native Americans by their state and national governments and their nations which require proof of ancestry for registary and for claim to benefits reserved to “officially recognized&rdquo native peoples, geneological sites are of special importance to native Americans.
Query based retrieval system to access geneological records for the 5 tribes removed to Oklahoma in the “trail of tears” period. Accesses records for ancestors living in the Oklahoma based nations between 1894 and 1914.
Other Tribal Associations Sites
An association of native Americans in Kentucky, a jursidiction with no reservations. The council attempts to represent the interests of native Americans.