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Indigenous Peoples: Web Resources

This guide supports Prof. Ulrike Wiethaus' courses on Indigenous Peoples.

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Web Resources

Economic Issues

Genealogy Resources

Non-Governmental Organizations


IWGEA:  International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs

Survival International  The movement for tribal peoples

UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Local and Indigenous Knowledge Systems Links from the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Web Resources

American Indian Factsheet
Provided by the Bureau of the Census, it give general statistics about this group.

Bureau of Indian Affairs
The bureau within the Department of the Interior

The Indigenous World 2010
This yearbook from the IWGA documents the current situation, challenges and issues for indigenous peoples around the world.  You can download the PDF version for free.

National Parks Service links to websites for parks and monuments with significance for the ethnic heritage of American Indians

Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Managemenet and Policy
An advocacy group on the topics of leadership, etc.

North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs
The state agency responsible for administering Indian affairs.

U.S. Federally Non-Recognized Indian Tribes
Indexed by state

United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Isuses

Economic Issues

Guilford County Economic Development
Discusses the county's resources for promoting economic development.

Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development
This organization researches and advocates on behalf of development issues related to American Indians

North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State
Here are the instructions for incorporating a non-profit organization in North Carolina

North Carolina Indian Economic Initiative


Access Genealogy: Indian Tribal Records
A site for Indian tribal records, genealogy and history

NC Cherokee Reservation Genealogy
See the section on sources and references.

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