Monday, November 10, 2003

U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: American Indian/Alaska Native Heritage Month: November 2003

(Re-posting since the first posting was lost)

Contains facts and statistics regarding American Indians and Native Alaskans of the United States. Topics include population and age distribution, income, families, businesses, homeownership, veterans, and language. Features quotes and audio.
Subjects: American Indian Heritage Month | Indians of North America -- United States
http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/releases/archives/facts_for_features/001492.html
(SOURCE: LII.org. Posted by tm. October 29, 2003)

Two more related listings from the Librarians Index to the Internet:

National American Indian Heritage Month

"To promote awareness of and appreciation for the history and culture of American Indians during National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month," this National Park Service site presents monuments, buildings, and other places associated with the prehistory and history of Native Americans.
http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/feature/indian/
Subjects: American Indian Heritage Month | Indians of North America -- History | Historic sites -- United States | Special months
Created by pf - last updated Oct 27, 2003

Native American Documents Project

This project was designed "to develop methods for making documents of federal Indian policy history accessible by computer." The site includes reports of the commissioners of Indian affairs from the 1870s, allotment data for 1887-1915, documents related to the Rogue River War, and information about California tribes. Browsable and searchable. From California State University, San Marcos.
http://www.csusm.edu/nadp/
Subjects: Indians of North America -- Government policy -- United States | Indians of North America -- History
Created by je - last updated Sep 9, 2003