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  Native American   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Native Americans (also Indians American Indians First Nations Alaskan Natives Red Indians or Indigenous Peoples of America) are the indigenous inhabitants of Americas prior to the European colonization and their modern descendants.
Native Americans officially make up the majority the population in Bolivia Peru and Guatemala and are a significant element in other former Spanish colonies with the exception of Costa Rica Cuba Argentina Dominican Republic and Uruguay.
Classification of Native Americans is a list of the tribes
www.freeglossary.com /Native_American   (3380 words)

  
 The Ultimate Native American - American History Information Guide and Reference
Most often, the term Native American may be construed to either include or exclude the Métis of Canada and the Mestizos and Zambos of Latin America.
Native Americans make up the majority of the population in Bolivia and Peru, and are a significant element in most other former Spanish colonies.
In the American Southwest, especially New Mexico, a syncretism between the Catholicism brought by Spanish missionaries and the native religion is common; the religious drums, chants, and dances of the Pueblo people are regularly part of Masses at Santa Fe's Saint Francis Cathedral.
www.historymania.com /american_history/Native_American   (4711 words)

  
 CMMR - Native American Resources
The Native American History Archive is designed for use by K-12 students using the Web for classroom projects, in the spirit of the Native American History Archive Inquirer, a model for collaborative group projects in History, offered as a starting point for teachers seeking authentic uses of the World Wide Web in their classrooms.
Native Americans at Princeton is a student organization/support group for students comprised of Native Hawaiian, American Indian, and Native Alaskan members.
Effective Language Education Practices and Native Language Survival is the proceedings of the Ninth Annual International Native American Language Issues (NALI) Institute co-sponsored by the NALI Board of Executors and the Montana Association for Bilingual Education and held in Billings, Montana, June 8 & 9, 1989.
www-rcf.usc.edu /~cmmr/Native_American.html   (4318 words)

  
 CNN.com - Reading into Native American writers - Jan. 10, 2004
However, Bruchac's listing is incomplete because, in the late 1990s, as the number of American Indian writers soared, her press began specializing in writers from the Northeast.
Ortiz and other American Indian writers tell of childhoods in which they were pressured to speak only English at school: Ridicule and social isolation awaited youngsters who dared to utter even "good morning, teacher" or "thank you" in Pueblo.
Writer Geary Hobson, a Cherokee and Quapaw writer who grew up in Arkansas, says that when he was in elementary school, teachers often pressured him and other American Indian students to speak English only.
www.cnn.com /2004/SHOWBIZ/books/01/10/indian.literature.ap/index.html   (1442 words)

  
 Native American
'''Native Americans''' (also Indians, Aboriginal Peoples, American Indians, First Nations, Alaskan Natives, or Indigenous Peoples of America) are the indigenous inhabitants of The Americas prior to the European colonization, and their modern descendants.
Depending on the context, the terms "Indian" or "Native American" may or may not include the Eskimos (Inuit, Yupik, and Aleut peoples), whose culture and genetics are distinct from the other groups.
Several anthropologists, historians, and archeologists have suggested that Native Americans are descendants of Europeans or Africans who crossed the Atlantic Ocean in prehistory.
www.keywordmage.net /na/native-american.html   (4193 words)

  
 Native American   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Native Americans (also Original Americans, Aboriginal Peoples, Aboriginal Americans, American Indians, Amerindians, Amerind, Indians, First Nations, First Peoples, Native Canadians, or Indigenous Peoples of America) are those Peoples indigenous to the Americas, living there prior to European colonization.
The terms "Amerindian" and "Indian", both of which are derivatives of "American Indian" (as is "Amerind", though this term is more popular in linguistic circles), are not necessarily completely synonymous with "Native American".
The term Native American may be construed to either include or exclude the Métis of Canada and the Mestizos and Zambos of Latin America.
native-american.mindbit.com   (4854 words)

  
 Native American Studies
American Indian Studies: the American Indian Studies Program at CSU, Long Beach, is dedicated to the presentation of unique art works, photographs, video and sound recordings which accurately reflect the history, culture and richness of the Native American experience in North America and has been expanded to include Indian people of Central America and Mexico.
National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research:Sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health, the NCAIANMHR is the only program of this type in the country focusing specifically on American Indian and Alaska Native populations.
Native American History Class Projects: based on documentary sources from Duke University's Special Collections Library, these projects include transcribed text from manuscripts, scanned images of photographs and manuscript pages.
www.southalabama.edu /univlib/picks/native.html   (855 words)

  
 List of writers from peoples indigenous to the Americas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of writers from peoples indigenous to the Americas
This is a list of Native American and First Nations writers from North and South America.
Ward Churchill), and only excludes writers such as Forrest Carter and Grey Owl whose status as non-Natives is in no way in doubt.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Native_American_writers   (241 words)

  
 American literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
At the beginning of the 20th century, American novelists were expanding fiction's social spectrum to encompass both high and low life and sometimes connected to the naturalist school of realism.
Among the themes and issues explored in African American literature are the role of African Americans within the larger American society, African American culture, racism, slavery, and equality.
Before the American Civil War, African American literature primarily focused on the issue of slavery, as indicated by the popular subgenre of slave narratives.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/American_literature   (4081 words)

  
 WOMEN WRITERS
American Female Poets, an 1853 anthology, is one of the books in fulltext in the American Verse Project at the University of Michigan.
Native American Women Playwrights Archive at Miami University of Ohio includes author information, synopses, and more.
Sisters in Crime (SinC) "is an international organization of writers, readers, booksellers, librarians, agents, editors, reviewers and teachers interested in promoting the work of women mystery writers." Site includes a bibliography, arranged by author and books-in-print catalogs, which currently works for children and young adult and works in German.
www.library.wisc.edu /libraries/WomensStudies/writers.htm   (821 words)

  
 On-LINE SOURCES: For Native American Materials
Native Rights--Carswell Publishing, a Canadian publisher of lawbooks, has a good selection of legal and historical books on this subject for Canadian Natives.
Purchase of books through these non-profit Native sources contributes to various Native causes or to the continuation of the nonprofit distributors, which are attempting to make books by/about Native peoples more accessible to broader publics.
For Native children, it is important for them to know who they are and what they come from.
www.kstrom.net /isk/books/online.html   (1081 words)

  
 Native American Web Sites
Alice Fletcher (1834-1923) was America's first woman anthropologist and a pioneer in the study of Native American culture and society.
Native American Political Systems and the Evolution of Democracy: An Annotated Bibliography Compiled by Bruce E. Johansen.
Dedicated to pursuing excellence in Native American health care by promoting education in the medical disciplines, honoring traditional healing practices and restoring the balance of mind, body, and spirit.
www.jammed.com /~mlb/nawbt.html   (3034 words)

  
 Native American Indian Publications- Native American Magazines
Crazy Crow Trading Post offers this list of Native American Indian related links to help you in your search for information about American Indian tribes, associations, history and related information.
Independent Native American newspaper operating to expose corruption and demand accountability from tribal, state and federal government entities.
In the fall of 1987, Native Peoples magazine was founded as a benefit of membership for The Heard Museum.
www.crazycrow.com /links_nativeam/pubs_online.php   (510 words)

  
 Native American Writers
Neon Pow-wow : new Native American voices of the Southwest.
Voices of the rainbow : contemporary poetry by Native Americans.
Waterboro Public Library This is a multi-ethnic list, so scroll down to the Native American section.
www.scls.lib.wi.us /mcmillan/booklists/native_american.html   (204 words)

  
 Native American - Article from FactBug.org - the fast Wikipedia mirror site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Native Americans (also Aboriginal Peoples, Aboriginal Americans, American Indians, Amerindians, Amerind, Indians, First Nations, First Peoples, Alaskan Natives, Native Canadians, or Indigenous Peoples of America) are those peoples indigenous to the Americas, living there prior to European colonization.
Ironically, the horse had originally evolved in the Americas, but the last American horses, (species Equus Scotti and others http://www.acnatsci.org/museum/jefferson/otherFossils/equus.html) died out at the end of the last ice age.
Military defeat, cultural pressure, confinement on reservations, forced cultural assimilation, outlawing of native languages and culture, forced sterilizations, termination policies of the 1950s, and 1960s, and slavery have had deleterious effects on Native Americans' mental and physical health.
www.factbug.org /cgi-bin/a.cgi?a=21217   (4744 words)

  
 American Writers: Video Clip List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Steinbeck is a subtle writer; he wrote in layers.
The National Steinbeck Center is a historical museum so it creates a historical context for each of his writings; includes some diaries from his field work and a video of his third wife from the mid-ninety's; there are over 30 hours of tapes for use by the National Steinbeck Center.
Steinbeck the writer vs. Steinbeck the father; the writer was a professional and very serious, the father was cheerful and fun; Steinbeck's marriages
www.americanwriters.org /classroom/videolesson/clips29_steinbeck.asp   (1805 words)

  
 Native American Indian Resources
The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian is dedicated to the preservation, study, and exhibition of the life, languages, literature, history, and arts of Native Americans.
Established by an Act of Congress in 1989, the museum works in collaboration with the Native peoples of the Western Hemisphere to protect and foster their cultures by reaffirming traditions and beliefs, encouraging contemporary artistic expression, and empowering the Indian voice.
Archived sound recordings, photographs, and textual materials (such as books, journal articles, unpublished manuscripts and field notes, many of which were gathered by Berkeley researchers in the early years of this century) have been duplicated and installed in twenty-one northern and central California libraries.
melvil.chicousd.org /amind.html   (597 words)

  
 VG: Links: Links
A collection of course syllabi on African American Literature compiled as part of the Archive of Teaching Materials and Resources to complement the T-AMLIT LISTSERV maintained at Georgetown University, which focuses on the teaching of American Literatures.
A listing of African American fiction writers and their works, created and maintained by the Evanston, IL public library.
Housed at the University of Michigan, this list is supported by the Association of College and Research Libraries' Women's Studies Section.
voices.cla.umn.edu /vg/resources/links/index.html   (1248 words)

  
 Thanksgiving Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In any culture at any time, settlers on a frontier are most often outcasts and fugitives who, in some way or other, do not fit into the mainstream of their society.
To many writers and educators at the end of the last century and the beginning of this one, this also meant having a common national history.
Quickly re-read the lesson and as you read, make a list of vocabulary words that are new to you and write a definition for each one.
www.2020tech.com /thanks/temp.html   (6125 words)

  
 Native Americans - Internet Resources.
Internet School Library Media Center Native American page.
Lists over 3,000 events which happened to or affected the indigenous
History of Native Americans in West Virginia (WV)
falcon.jmu.edu /~ramseyil/native.htm   (485 words)

  
 CPL Selected List: Asian American Writers
Premonitions: the Kaya Anthology of New Asian North American Poetry.
Kim, Elaine H. Asian American Literature: An Introduction to the Writings and Their Social Context.
Peck, David R. American Ethnic Literatures: Native American, African American, Chicano/Latino, and Asian American Writers and their Backgrounds: An Annotated Bibliography.
www.chipublib.org /001hwlc/litlists/asian_american.html   (595 words)

  
 American Writers: Video Clip List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Kerouac's popularity among Americans; how Kerouac handled his fame
His writing process; loved Proust and Shakespeare; he was not afraid to draw from American life; hoped his prose was fresh and authentic; he edited and worked hard at writing
How Sampas makes decisions about managing Kerouac's estate-doesn't want to be too commercial; wants to preserve image of him as a "writer" and of a good looking "American" writer
www.americanwriters.org /classroom/videolesson/clips35_kerouac.asp   (772 words)

  
 Internet Public Library: Native American Authors
We are working to change this, and hope you will have patience with us during this transition.
This website provides information on Native North American authors with bibliographies of their published works, biographical information, and links to online resources including interviews, online texts and tribal websites.
Currently the website primarily contains information on contemporary Native American authors, although some historical authors are represented.
www.ipl.org /div/natam   (204 words)

  
 NEA: Native American Booklist
To mark the 13th anniversary of Native American Heritage Month (November), NEA has released a recommended reading list that includes titles ranging from such pre-K classics as Mama, Do You Love Me to Tony Hillerman's Joe Leaphorn Series that has been thrilling young (and older) adults for more than a decade.
The following titles are listed by grade level and include fiction, non-fiction and poetry.
Bloodlines: Odyssey of a Native Daughter by Janet Campbell Hale.
www.nea.org /readacross/resources/nabooklist.html   (499 words)

  
 VG: Links: Native American
Lannan Foundation programs identify and support exceptional contemporary artists and writers, as well as inspired Native activists in rural indigenous communities.
The Native American Women Playwrights Archive lists a number of Native women playwrights, plays by them in the Archive, bibliographies of Native plays, links to programs, and an online exhibit of Spiderwoman Theater.
This link provides a list of Native American writers and links to relevant research/information pages.
voices.cla.umn.edu /vg/resources/links/native_american   (141 words)

  
 Middle School List Index: NATIVE AMERICAN BOOKS
EARTH UNDER SKY BEAR'S FEET: NATIVE AMERICAN POEMS OF THE LAND,by Joseph Bruchac, illustrated by Thomas Locker,Legend,General, 207
NATIVE AMERICAN GARDENING: STORIES, PROJECTS AND RECIPES FOR FAMILIES,Michael J. Caduto and Joseph Bruchac,Science, environmental,General, 812
NATIVE AMERICAN ROCK ART: MESSAGES FROM THE PAST,Yvette La Pierre, illustrated by Lois Sloan,Science, petroglyphs,General, 808
www.kstrom.net /isk/books/middle/mididx.html   (600 words)

  
 Native-American Tribes Links
Produced by the Oklahoma State University library, this site has a small, but very organized, list of Native American treaties.
Also includes listing of Canadian First Nations Treaties.
Beautiful page with Native American information and links.
www.suite101.com /links.cfm/history_oto_tribe   (153 words)

  
 **native** - OneLook Dictionary Search
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n a native or inhabitant of tasmania specifically ethnol
Show only matches that are related to this concept:
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 TIME Magazine - ALL-TIME 100 Novels
» Managing Editor James Kelly talks about the list and shares his John Le Carre favorite (which didn't make
I checked your list twice, I can't believe you did not list either author.
TIME critics Richard Corliss and Richard Schickel offer their list of 100 great films
www.time.com /time/2005/100books   (149 words)

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