The Longhouse Education and Cultural Center
Excerpt: "The 'House of Welcome' Longhouse Education and Cultural Center (Longhouse) opened in 1995 at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. As a public service center of The Evergreen State College, the Longhouse's mission is to promote indigenous arts and cultures through education, cultural preservation, creative expression, and economic development."
Intertribal Deaf Council
Excerpt: "The Intertribal Deaf Council (IDC) is a non-profit
organization of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing American Indians
whose goals are similar to many Native American organizations.
IDC promotes the interests of its members
of fostering and enhancing their cultural, historical and linguistic
Ndakinna Cultural Center
"Ndakinna Cultural Center is a group of Native Americans and
our non-native friends that have come together to teach people
about the Native American way of life through, classes, demonstrations
and workshops. Our goal is to maintain our culture by passing
on our Native American traditions to the youth in our community
so that the knowledge is restored for the future."
of the Elders
Excerpt: "Wisdom of the Elders, Inc. records and preserves traditional
cultural values, oral history, prophesy and other messages of guidance from
indigenous elders in order to regenerate the greatness of culture among today’s
and future generations of native peoples. As First Peoples, we are humbled
by the wisdom of our elders and the deep connection they share with Great Spirit,
the world of nature and family. We regard our elders as rapidly vanishing,
irreplaceable keepers of oral history, tradition and environment. Values they
extol represent an ancient legacy of knowledge which has become as endangered
as many disappearing species in our fragile ecosystem." (added April 2005)
Indian Heritage Foundation
Excerpt: "The American Indian
Heritage Foundation was establised to provide relief services
to Indian people nationwide and
to build bridges of understanding and friendship between Indian and non-Indian
Excerpt: Announcing publication
Indigenous Languages," a selection of papers presented at the Fifth Annual
Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium "Strategies for Language Renewal
and Revitalization" held in Louisville, Kentucky, in May 1998.
Week in American Indian History
each section of the exhibit are classroom
activities to promote
the learning experiences of fourth and
eighth grade students as they process the exhibit. OV asserts that cross-cultural
understanding and critical thinking are better developed through structured
classroom interactions with other students as well as personal reflection."
This web site lists events which happened to or affected Native Americans when
such events could be traced to an exact date.
An excellent site of Indigenous people all over the world. This site has
been around for a while and has very useful