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Native American/Indigenous Studies
Find books, eBooks, and more on Native American history and culture.
Interactive map that allows people to see which Indigenous Tribal land they reside on today. Many if not most of these tribes are still active and seeking to have their treaty rights and ecological stewardship of their land recognized. Within this resource are more maps, and decolonized educational resources that honor and recognize Indigenous land rights.
Real Rent calls on people who live and work in Seattle to make rent payments to the Duwamish Tribe. Though the city named for the Duwamish leader Chief Seattle thrives, the Tribe has yet to be justly compensated for their land, resources, and livelihood. You can do something today to stand in solidarity with First Peoples of this land by paying Real Rent. All funds go directly to Duwamish Tribal Services (DTS) to support the revival of Duwamish culture and the vitality of the Duwamish Tribe.
Issued by the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture, this guide provides information and calls "on all individuals and organizations to open public events and gatherings with acknowledgment of the traditional Native inhabitants of the land. Acknowledgment is a simple, powerful way of showing respect and a step toward correcting the stories and practices that erase Indigenous people’s history and culture and toward inviting and honoring the truth."
This handbook is an initiative of the “A Learning Bridge for Aboriginal Adults” (ALBAA) Research Team, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, British Columbia. The goal of the ALBAA project is to identify and develop strategies and support systems that will result in increased student success and retention among Aboriginal adults transitioning into post-secondary education institutions from community-based Adult Basic Education (ABE) programs. One of the initiatives of the ALBAA Project is to provide hands-on tools for faculty to increase their understanding of the needs of Aboriginal learners.
This site provides an extensive digital collection of original photographs and documents about the Northwest Coast and Plateau Indian cultures, complemented by essays written by anthropologists, historians, and teachers about both particular tribes and cross-cultural topics.
Our program provides support in qualifying for specialized academic services, non-academic support to students, staff who support Native students, and families of Native students, access to various district/program engagement opportunities, professional development for Highline Public Schools staff, and post-secondary/career guidance and culturally-responsive leadership development to American Indian and Alaska Native students who attend Highline Public Schools.
OSPI - Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, The Indian Education Office, private and public agencies, and several of the 29 Federally Recognized Tribes in Washington State have partnered and funded this ground-breaking curriculum initiative. All 29 tribes have endorsed its importance and use. This site houses resources, materials, lessons, and entire units to support the teaching of tribal sovereignty, tribal history, and current tribal issues within the context of OSPI recommended units for Washington and US history in the elementary and middle school levels and US history and Contemporary World Issues in the high school level.