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Indigenous Peoples

Studies of indigenous peoples of the world are crucial to understanding our collective past--and being better prepared for our future.

American Indian Quarterly
Indexed and abstracted since 1993, the University of Oklahoma's American Indian Quarterly publishes articles that go beyond the normal academic treatise about Native Americans, to set issues into contexts of people and humanity.

American Indians of the Pacific Northwest
From the truly fabulous American Memory project, a digital collection of 2,300 photographs and 7,700 text articles on the original inhabitants of the American northwest coast and plateau.

Bill Henderson's Links to Native Resources
A comprehensive list of links to laws affecting indigenous people, art, literature, news groups and human right.

Indigenous People's Literature
Glenn Welker's electronic text connection to world-wide indigenous literature and music

Native American Consultation Database
An online database from Arkansas's NADB site for identifying required NAGPRA consultation contacts for each Indian tribe, Alaska Native corporation, and Native Hawaiian organization.

Native American Inventions
From your About guide to Inventors, Mary Bellis, a description of several of the inventions created by North America's first residents.

Aboriginal Peoples
The term aboriginal peoples or, more simply aborigines, is an anthropological term referring generally to the native people of an area, in contrast to invading or colonizing peoples.

Carib Indians
Native American group who had the unfortunate honor of being the first to meet Columbus in the New World in 1492. Within a decade, they were reported to have been destroyed by diseases brought by the Spanish explorers; but their ancestors continue to populate the Caribbean Islands.

Numic Speakers
Numic speakers are ancestral Ute, Paiute and Shoshone, thought to have moved into the Great Basin of the United States from California about AD 1000.

Bushmen
The Bushmen is a collective term for a modern cultural group in subsaharan Africa, primarily the Kalahari Desert.

Berbers
The Berbers are a modern ethnic group in north Africa and Europe, with a deep history.

Navajo
The Navajo Nation are modern-day people of the American southwest; their history has a special importance for archaeologists as well.

Indigenous Peoples
The term indigenous or aboriginal peoples or, more simply aborigines, is an anthropological term referring generally to the native people of an area, in contrast to invading or colonizing peoples.

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