Canku Ota
(Many Paths)
An Online Newsletter Celebrating Native America
AllNative.Com is a Native American e-commerce site. Our mission is to be the site to purchase authentic Native American products. Our products vary from traditional Native American goods to modern consumer products made by Tribally owned or Native American owned businesses. is majority owned and operated by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. has recently merged with provides original Native content and links to articles of interest from other sites. The combination of with AllNative allows us to be a one-stop shop for all your Native needs.
American Legion-Boys State
As a program of The American Legion, Boys State developed from the concept that youth should be offered a better perspective of the practical operation of government; that the individual is an integral part and commensurately responsible for the character and success of his government. As such, it is an activity of high educational value, born out of a need for youth training in practical citizenship.
AMMSA's Aboriginal Links Page -
The Aboriginal Multi-Media Society is an Aboriginal communications society dedicated to serving the needs of Aboriginal people throughout Canada. Incorporated in 1983 under the Alberta Societies Act, the Aboriginal Multi-Media Society has survived and flourished where others have faltered. The Society has steadfastly maintained its commitment to the quality of its products and its people.
A Walk to Remember
The “Walk To Remember” was a huge success! Friendships developed and the commitment to saving the lake and the region was affirmed and reaffirmed in lodges, city halls, mainstreets, back roads, sidewalks, and dusty paths. We all learned that standing side by side in a good way and asking the spirits to guide us will keep us strong and our lakes, homes, rivers, and forests will be protected!
Canadian Aboriginal News
For Information on This Date in Canada visit our friends at:
Canadian Association for Women and Sport
CAAWS is in business to encourage girls and women to get out of the bleachers, off the sidelines, and onto the fields and rinks, into the pools, locker rooms and board rooms of Canada.
Chicago American Indian Center
Discover Native America in Chicago
Children's Museum of Snohomish County
Join the thousands of parents, teachers, and family members whose children, instantly at home with our hands-on exhibits, have eagerly soaked up the county's history, art, science, and culture while having the learning time of their lives.
Congress designates Jim Thorpe as Athlete of the Century
Jim Thorpe was designated the "Athlete of the Century" by both houses of Congress (May, 1999). These resolutions and the information should be shared with students. It would be appropriate to do a ceremony honoring this during American Indian Day in September.
Corps of Discovery II
When Meriwether Lewis and William Clark arrived in North Dakota, on their way to the Pacific Coast under the charge of President Thomas Jefferson, they were greeted by members of the Hidatsa tribe. They were Gerald Baker's ancestors, and he said they probably greeted the two Louisiana Purchase explorers with an expression that, roughly translated, means "What are you guys doing here?"
Cory Witherill Official Site
Popular celebrity, role model and motivational speaker for the Native American community and has been presented with several awards from respected indigenous North American organizations. Finished fourth at California Speedway the last two years.
Dream Catching
Teachers are Dream Catchers. It is both a huge responsibility and a tremendous honour. The first hints of promise, the sparks of passion for a subject; these are yours to identify and cultivate into a dream which will last a lifetime. You can take a vague idea beyond the what if.
Earth Day Bags Project
Welcome to The Earth Day Groceries Project, 2002 - one of the oldest and largest educational efforts coordinated on the Internet. Earth Day is on April, 22nd (a Monday this year), so it is time to get started for the big event!
FIRST PERSPECTIVE, Aboriginal News and Events
News for and about Canada's First Nations
Honoring Nations
An award program that honors tribal excellence
Keep up with the latest Native American news. Find out what's in store for the future.
Kelvin Sampson
Just completing his eighth year as Oklahoma’s head coach, Kelvin Sampson has the Sooners positioned as one of the nation’s top college basketball programs. Sampson has guided OU to an average of 25.6 wins over the last five seasons and 28.0 victories over the past three years. He has directed the Sooners to eight consecutive NCAA Tournament berths, including a Sweet 16 showing in 1999 and a Final Four appearance in 2002.
KUTE, Inc. (operating KSUT) is a Colorado 501-(C)(3) non-profit corporation, and a community licensee of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe. Financial support comes from membership contributions, the business community, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, special events and foundation grants. The station is governed by the KUTE, Inc. Board of Directors.
Laura Festival
Within the shadows of the world's oldest art galleries lies a place of magic and beauty. Every two years a meeting of ancient wisdom and youthful energy takes place and transforms this sacred area into a ring of music, dance, colour, hope and life……….
Mid-America All-Indian Center
The public is encouraged to come to the Mid-America All-Indian Center to participate in, and learn about, the rich heritage of our Native Peoples.
Migration Project
On June 25, 2000, a group of individuals gathered together and formed a network of communities in order to bring awareness of the state of the environment around the Great Lakes.
My Two Beads Worth
Welcome to My Two Beads Worth - Native American Indian/First Nations/Indigenous Peoples' News Online.
National Aboriginal Achievement Awards
The establishment of the National Aboriginal Achievement Awards (NAAA) best exemplifies the efforts of the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation (NAAF) to encourage and celebrate excellence in the Aboriginal community. In 1993 NAAF established the awards in conjunction with the the United Nation's International Decade of the World's Indigenous peoples. The awards recognize career achievements by Aboriginal professionals in diverse occupations. Now entering its tenth anniversary, the awards system is the only one of its kind and has become a Canadian institution.
N.A.I.A.N. Heritage Month
The theme of this year's National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month Celebration is "Celebrating Our Strengths."
Native Americas Journal
Native Americas is the award-winning publication of Akwe:kon Press of the American Indian Program at Cornell University. It features articles that cover the most important and critical issues of concern to Native (indigenous/ aboriginal) peoples throughout the Western Hemisphere, synthesizing the many voices, perspectives and streams of information that currently permeate the communication highways. Native Americas writers, thinkers and doers are firmly rooted in Native American community life. It is therefore a source of significant and reliable information. Many of the articles in Native Americas feature breaking news from in-depth investigative reporting.
Native News
NEW! One stop news for Indigenous News Online
New Perspectives on THE WEST
In a conversation with us several years ago, the Kiowa poet N. Scott Momaday remarked that the American West "is a place that has to be seen to be believed, and it may have to be believed in order to be seen." For five years we have travelled that landscape, photographed its vistas, talked to its people, sought out its history, all as part of our production of THE WEST, an eight-part documentary series for public television. Now -- 100,000 air-miles and 72 filmed interviews and 74 visits to archives and collections and more than 250 hours of film later -- we have begun to understand at least something of what Momaday meant.
North American Indigenous Games
In our cultures, to vision quest is strong and good medicine. To have a vision for the people is powerful and to fulfill a vision for the people is sacred. Our ancestors were given visions by the Creator, which lead the peoples to govern themselves. The North American Indigenous Games was a vision.
Northern CA Native Events and News
This group is for Native organizations and individuals in Northern CA to share news about special events and issues. Hopefully it will grow into a great networking site where all can come to find out what's up in our little corner of Indian Country.
Peace and Dignity Journey 2012: Dedicated to the Water
Peace and Dignity Journeys was started in 1992 to continue in the spirit of the traditions of our ancestors. Every four years Indigenous communities all over North, Central and South America witness and partake in the tradition of receiving runners with ceremonies unique to their community, sharing stories, song, dance, and the wisdom that comes from community elders and ceremony. Peace and Dignity Journeys runners start simultaneously from both ends of the continent in Chickaloon, Alaska and Tierra del Fuego, Argentina traversing the entire continent by foot from community to community and joining together for a final gathering in Central America, Panama. The 2012 run is dedicated to Water, reminding all who have forgotten that Water is an important resource and a shared resource for all.
Pechanga.Net is perhaps the nation’s premier source of Indian gaming information. Owned and operated by Victor Rocha, an enrolled Pechanga, the service disseminates the essential stories to Indian Country’s decision-makers. Each day tribal leaders, casino managers, bankers, analysts, journalists, politicians, and government officials avidly read the news on Indian gaming and other Native issues.
Phoenix Indian Center
The Phoenix Indian Center, Inc., was established in 1947 to serve the needs of the American Indians who came to downtown Phoenix to sell their arts and crafts or shop for their families. They needed a place to receive messages, freshen up, or socialize with other Indians. After years of using volunteers to help maintain the location on Wall Street (Downtown), the Center received funding and began to incorporate. In 1954, the Center incorporated with the State of Arizona as a private non-profit 501(c)3 status. Today, the Center is the primary resource of social, economic, educational, leadership, employment and training for urban American Indians of Maricopa County.
Red Earth, Inc. began in 1978 with the establishment of the Center of the American Indian, a museum dedicated to showcasing Native American arts. In 1987, a group of influential community and tribal leaders founded the Red Earth American Indian Cultural Festival to showcase Native American dance and art. The two groups merged in 1992 to create Red Earth, Inc., which is now one of the most respected organizations of its type in the United States.
Red Ink
RED INK's primary mission is to cultivate and highlight Native American intellectual and creative expression through the media of poetry, short stories, creative non-fiction, scholarly articles, original artwork and photography, and book, music and film reviews.
About Reznet
Reznet, a new online newspaper, will pay American Indian students to write for their school newspaper – even if their colleges don't have one.
Reznet is a project of The University of Montana School of Journalism and the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, a non-profit corporation working to expand journalism opportunities for people of color. A grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation funded the project.
Ross Anderson
A 26-year-old Cheyenne-Arapaho/Mescalero Apache athlete who has the distinction of being the world's fastest Native American whose fastest recorded speed in competitions 137.86 mph/220.588 kph
Sand Creek Massacre Project Study
We are now asking the public to comment on the draft Sand Creek Massacre Special Resource Study (SRS)/Environmental Assessment (EA) and the proposed management options. The comment period begins on May 8, 2000, and closes on June 8, 2000. We will be using the Internet and this website as well as other media to keep you informed as our process moves forward.
Southern California Indian Center Inc. Headquarters
Southern California Indian Center, Inc. (SCIC) goals are to promote social and economic self-sufficiency for American Indian, Native Alaskan, and Native Hawaiian people.
Taraumara Children's Hospital Fund
The Tarahumara Children's Hospital Fund was established in 1983 as an independent, non-profit, tax deductible organization. Our purpose is to raise money in the United States to support vital services provided to the Tarahumara Indians in Creel, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Click on the banner to donate your minute of free hospital care!
Teaching Tolerance
Our Teaching Tolerance program is working to foster school environments that are inclusive and nurturing – classrooms where equality and justice are not just taught, but lived. The program points to the future, helping teachers prepare a new generation to live in a diverse world.
The Band - AYN Homepage
The Aboriginal Youth Network is foremost an online resource created by youth for youth. We are accountable to youth through our youth advisory committee which meets in person twice yearly and twice again via teleconference. The committee is consulted on an ongoing basis, informally using mailing lists, Microsoft NetMeeting, message boards and chat rooms.
The Eastern Door is a community based newspaper serving the Mohawks of Kahnawake regardless of birth, sex, age, language, politics or religion. The paper strives to be a factual, balanced, authoritative source of information with access to all segments of the community.
"the People's Paths home page!" Paths To Changing News
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The Tracking Project
THE TRACKING PROJECT is a non-profit organization in Corrales, New Mexico, dedicated to community education through natural/ecological and cultural awareness.
UNITY is a national network organization promoting personal development, citizenship and leadership among Native American youth. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, UNITY has served American Indian and Alaska Native youth since 1976. The organization grew out of a need to combat wasted talent and negative peer pressure among Native American youth.
Winds of Change
Winds of Change is the only American Indian- published and nationally distributed full-color magazine with a focus on career and educational advancement for Native people. Articles highlight cross-cultural issues of interest to both Native and non-Native people. In recent years, Winds of Change has explored such current topics as recovery and healing within Indian communities, mentoring, long-distance learning, and bridging traditional science with technology.
World Peace and Prayer Day
World Peace and Prayer Day has become a reality for thousands of people around the world, many honoring their Sacred Sites. Wopila, a great thank you! After completion to the four directions we return to the center, "Heart of Everything that is,"Paha Sapa" the Sacred Black Hills.
Youth Vote
Learn how you'll get a chance to have your voice and vote heard this fall. Youth-e-vote gives every student the chance to vote, right here on this site, for President, for your state's Governor and Senator, and for a number of important national issues.
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