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Anthropology Outreach Office: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

The Anthropology Outreach Office at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History serves "to promote the understanding of the field of anthropology and the research conducted in the Smithsonian's Department of Anthropology." This office publishes AnthroNotes (a newsletter for educators), along with a range of leaflets, bibliographies, and packets of material for teachers. The AnthroNotes...
Arizona State Museum

Located at University of Arizona, the Arizona State Museum features a variety of programs and exhibits, many of which offer an introspective look into the culture of the American Indian groups in the region. One of the main highlights of the site are the several online exhibits that feature objects and photographs from recent shows. The most recent of these is the "Connections Across Generations:...
De Colores: The Raza Experience in Books for Children

For librarians, educators, and parents in search of books for young readers, De Colores is a blog dedicated to "review[ing] and critiqu[ing] children's and young adult books about Raza peoples throughout the Diaspora." De Colores is authored and edited by educator Beverly Slapin and authored by a team of literature scholars, librarians, educators, and activists. Visitors can find the most recent...
Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian

The latest addition to the peerless Library of Congress American Memory collection is a complete collection of the images included in Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian, "one of the most significant and controversial representations of traditional American Indian culture ever produced." Originally published in 20 volumes between 1907 and 1930, the work contained over 1,500 illustrations...
George Catlin and His Indian Gallery

George Catlin is considered one of the foremost chroniclers of the Native American experience in the early 19th century, and his dramatic and honest paintings form the main part of this virtual exhibit produced by the Smithsonian American Art Museum. In the 1830s and 1840s, Catlin journeyed throughout the American West documenting the transformation of different Native American groups,...
Grand Canyon Glass Skywalk creates excitement and controversy

Skywalk at Grand Canyon making its debut Grand Canyon National Park [pdf] Hualapai Tribe ASU Libraries: Native Americans Online Grand Canyon Skywalk [Macromedia Flash...
Indian Peoples of the Northern Great Plains

Created with grant support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services National Leadership Grant Program, this online database highlights the photographic and visual record of current and former Indian groups from the Northern Great Plains. Housed at Montana State University, this particular online collection was designed to provide students, researchers, and the general public with direct...
Lakota na Dakota Wowapi Oti Kin

The Lakota na Dakota Wowapi Oti Kin is a one-stop information portal containing Internet resources on people of Lakota and Dakota descent (also known as Sioux or Siouan peoples). Created and maintained by Professor Martin Brokenleg of Augustana College and Dr. Raymond Bucko, S.J. of Creighton University, this site offers Web links in various categories including art and artists / music and...
Natalie Curtis Burlin, Ethnomusicology and Folklore

"Natalie Curtis Burlin (1875-1921): A Pioneer in the Study of American Minority Cultures" was a paper that appeared in the Connecticut Review in the Spring of 1994. Written by Al Bredenberg, President and Senior Associate of Broad Mountain Associates, the paper has recently been made accessible to Internet users. A musician, author, researcher, and human rights advocate, Natalie Burlin has...
National NAGPRA

The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) is a Federal law passed in 1990 that provides a process by which museums and Federal agencies (such as the U.S Corps of Engineers) to return certain Native American cultural items, including human remains and sacred objects, to lineal descendants, culturally affiliated Indian tribes, and Native Hawaiian organizations. Given that...
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