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The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network
APTN is sharing our peoples journey, celebrating our cultures, inspiring our children and honouring the wisdom of our Elders. (In English and in French)

Alberta Sweetgrass On-line
The Aboriginal magazine/newspaper of Alberta. This is a valuable resource for information in many areas. has many books. Some are excellent, others not, so be selective.
See "Four Winds Indian Books" link below for a complete selection of American Indian books, audios, videos, etc. (no commission for site, but excellent for you :o)

An editorial roundtable featuring Native American authors and authors who write about Native American culture.

Beyond Words Publishing, Inc.
Beyond Words publishes excellent Native American books by Native American authors.

Black Elk’s World
offers the full text of the twenty-first century edition of "Black Elk Speaks" (as told through John G. Neihardt by Nicholas Black Elk). Links within the text allow the reader to access biographies, historic and contemporary photographs, and maps of geographical features, towns, and battle sites. The glossary allows readers to view a current transcription and translation of each Lakota word within the text. Available in HTML or PDF version.

Books on the Blackfeet
This book list is provided by the official Blackfeet Nation Web site.

Canku Ota (Many Paths)
Canku Ota is a free, bi-weekly, online Newsletter celebrating Native America, its traditions and accomplishments.

Cherokee Advocate Publication
Cherokee Phoenix And Indian Advocate: Celebrating 173 years of Native American Journalism. Phoenix Winter 2002 Issue.

The Cherokee Link
- Your link to the Cherokee Nation. These newsletters contain much useful and interesting information. They are well worth subscribing to. It is the second one down in left-hand menu on this main page.

Community News
This is a positive information forum that highlights Alaska Native news, entertainment, and local resource numbers, based in Wasilla, Alaska.

Discovering the Sacred Land Film Project
8/11/01. This Award winning documentary was nationally broadcast on the PBS series POV on August 14th at 10:00 PM (local times differ). Ten years in the making, In the Light of Reverence juxtaposes reflections of Hopi, Wintu and Lakota elders on the spiritual meaning of place with views of non-Indians who have their own ideas about how best to use the land. The film captures the spiritual yearning and materialistic frenzy of our time.

Four Winds Indian Books
This company located in York, NE, has a complete selection of only Native American (Indian) book, audio and video titles in stock, and available on-line, covering every conceivable category.

Golden Triangle Newspapers
This site features news from the Cut Bank Pioneer Press, the Glacier Reporter, and the Shelby Promoter, all northwest Montana newspapers, as well as National New, Entertainment, Classifieds, etc.

Indian Country Today
This newspaper, distributed in 50 states and 17 foreign countries, provides coverage of stories and issues from a Native American perspective.

Journal of American Indian Education
This journal publishes papers specifically related to the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives - Arizona State University.

Lakota Journal
These articles are just a small example of what is available in the printed version of Lakota Journal. If you want to get all of the news from the Northern Plains and Lakota Country, call 605-399-1999 for a subscription.

Lakota News
News and announcements for the Oyate Community. This is an excellent, well organized site, kept updated, and pleasant to look at as well.

Native American Authors
Part of the Internet Public Library, 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.

Native American Times
Official website for American Indian news, formerly Oklahoma Indian Times and its website, NativeTimes is the only independent newspaper that serves all of Oklahoma's federally recognized Indian Nations.

Native Career Magazine
"Native Career Magazine is an online ezine. We are a sole proprietorship that highlights jobs, articles, and information for all Aboriginal people, First Nations, Metis and Inuit People in Canada."

Native News Online
Another good electronic newspaper featuring articles for the Native community.

Native Peoples Magazine
This link is to the Current Issue. Index to past issues: "Here's your chance to check on the topics that we have covered in the last ten years."

Navajo-Hopi Observer
The Flagstaff Navajo-Hopi Observer online, is a weekly published on Wednesdays. The submission of general interest news items is encouraged. Deadline is 5:00 PM each Thursday for following week's issue.

News by Noah's
This online news and resource center provides current articles that are important to Native Americans.

Red Thunder
This link opens a small pop-up window on this site with detailed information on Red Thunder, a novel by David Matheson. Many of the stories are actual oral histories of the Schi'tsu'umsh, known as the Coeur d'Alene Tribe, --- including tales not revealed publicly until now.

Seminole Tribune
The online version of The Seminole Tribe of Florida's official newspaper is both beautiful and interesting.

Sioux Heritage
The Lakhota Reference & Resource Page recommends a book on Spiritual information, and there is a long list of books on History, Culture, etc. that my be purchased from Lewis & Clark Visitor Center Bookstore.

Topica Email List Directory
This is a list of Native American "Email Lists" - places where you can sign up to receive their newsletters and/or posts by other members. Includes a short description of each "Email List"

Turtle Island Native Network
Canada's Aboriginal news and information network. A well managed intersection for Aboriginal Peoples on the Information Highway. This site has a multitude of information, and several discussion Forums. "Independent Aboriginal Owned and Operated"; "this is a business and commercial web site. It is NOT a non-profit organization."

Newspaper of the Hopi Tribe. This is a nice, clean, well organized page. Public Information about the so-called Navajo-Hopi "Land Dispute."

Winds of Change
Winds of Change is the only national, full-color magazine published by and for American Indians with a focus on career and educational advancement for Native people.

We Have Many Voices
"We Have Many Voices" is a free, bi-weekly, online Newsletter addressing issues of interest to Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and First Nations people. We do not provide subscriber or visitor names to anyone.

Wotanging Ikche, Native American News
This weekly newsletter's latest version is usually posted online within 6 to 12 hours of being emailed to regular subscribers.

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