Aboriginal Resources

Links to support for Aboriginal people and organizations. These websites are generally initated by peoples outside a particular community but focus on supporting aboriginal people.

Alaska Native Knowledge Network

The Alaska Native Knowledge Network is designed to serve as a resource for compiling and exchanging information related to Alaska Native knowledge systems and ways of knowing. It has been established to assist Native people, government agencies, educators and the general public in gaining access to the knowledge base that Alaska Natives have acquired through cumulative experience over millennia.


Amazon Conservation Team

The Amazon Conservation Team is based on a simple concept: by helpingthe rainforest peoples manage and protect their cultures, we can alsohelp them manage and protect the forest ecosystems that surround andsustain them.

Center for World Indigenous Studies: Advancing Cooperation and Consent Between Nations

The Center for World Indigenous Studies (CWIS) is an independent,non-profit research and education organization dedicated to widerunderstanding and appreciation of the ideas and knowledge of indigenouspeoples and the social, economic and political realities of indigenousnations.

The Center fosters better understanding between peoples through thepublication and distribution of literature written and voiced byleading contributors from Fourth World Nations. Chief George Manuel(1929-1989) of the Shuswap Nation was a co-founder of the CWIS.


Native Americans and the Environment

A sizeable collection of articles on environmental issues on such subjects as GIS, resource management and traditional ecological knowledge. These articles are searchable by geographic region.