In our research we have found the
following web sites to contain a great deal of helpful information regarding
all types of Native American issues.
American Indian Business Network (AIBN)
National Indian Gaming Commission
The mission of the NIGC, is to ensure that Indian crime and other corrupting
influences, to ensure that the Indian tribe is the primary beneficiary of the
gaming operation and to assure that gaming is conducted fairly and honestly by
both the operator and the player."
The National Congress of American Indians
Founded in 1944, NCAI is the oldest and largest national Indian organization,
serving the needs of a broad membership of American Indian and Alaska Native
Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy
The Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy has a rapidly developing program
in Indian policy analysis and research. It is focused largely on reservation
economic development, tribal sovereignty, tribal governance, reservation environmental
issues, and Indian health. This website also has a link to the Udall Center Library.
Useful Websites for Tribal Librarians
This Website has numerous lists of bibliographies, ideas for teaching about Native
American issues at every level, book reviews and other useful information. It
is run by the University of Arizona.
Indian Country Today On-Line
America's Largest Indian Newspaper. The goal is to provide coverage of the stories
and issues that matter to Native Americans from a Native American perspective.
The Institute of Social and Economic Research at the University of Alaska
ISER is devoted to studying economic and social conditions in Alaska. The Alaska
Legislature established the Institute of Social and Economic Research in 1961.
ISER has analyzed major public policy issues in Alaska for the past 35 years.
It has conducted numerous large surveys of individuals, industries, and regions.
Department of the Interior
U.S. Interior Department information including links to BIA and information on
Interior Appropriations Budget and process.
Department of Justice
The mission of the Office of Tribal Justice is to advise the Attorney General
on matters that impact Indian tribes, to coordinate the Department's policies
and positions on tribal issues, to consult with federally recognized Indian tribes,
and to cooperate with appropriate federal, state, and local governmental institutions.
This site also lists the Presidential Executive orders on tribal sovereignty.
American Indian Research and Policy Institute
Our mission is to provide government leaders, policy makers and the public with
accurate information about: the legal and political history of American Indian
nations. the contemporary situation for American Indians. By providing knowledge
and education, we hope to foster better-informed and culturally-sensitive responses
to the challenges of American Indian life.
Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development
The Harvard Project is directed at understanding the conditions under which sustained,
self-determined socio-economic development is achieved on American Indian reservations.
The Harvard Project's central activities include research and the application
of research results in service to Indian Country.
This Website is has a wider array of information on Native American art.
Native American Rights Fund/National Indian Law Library
The National Indian Law Library (NILL) is the only law library specializing in
legal practice materials which are essential for practitioners of Indian law.
Thousands of legal pleadings and opinions from virtually every major Indian law
case since the 1950's exists within the NILL collection.
The Center for World Indigenous Studies
CWIS is an independent, non-profit [U.S. 501(c)(3)] research and education organization
dedicated to wider understanding and appreciation of the ideas and knowledge
of indigenous peoples and the social, economic and political realities of indigenous
California Nations Indian Gaming Association
This site currently focuses on indigenous groups in the Americas. It includes
resources, contacts and links to indigenous communities.