Native Village Clothes, Food, and Shelter Library

Artwork by Noah Billie, Copyright Seminole Tribe

       "Children were encouraged to develop strict discipline and a high regard for sharing . When a girl picked her first berries and dug her first roots, they were given away to an elder so she would share her future success. When a child carried water for the home, an elder would give compliments, pretending to taste meat in water carried by a boy or berries in that of a girl . The child was encouraged not to be lazy and to grow straight like a sapling."
                               
                                                                       Mourning Dove"  

**Kah San Chako Haws
Recognized as a case study in sustainable construction in Indian Country by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. 
http://nayapdx.org/

The Organic Effect
What happens to a family who suddenly begins eating organic foods. 
https://www.coop.se/

**Making Regalia: Straight Dress Making
The fundamentals of straight dress making
http://www.powwows.com/

The Sustainable Molokai organization
Native Hawaiian sustainable program on the big island.

https://www.youtube.com/

Seeds of Native Health 
A campaign for Indigenous Nutrition
http://seedsofnativehealth.org/

Native Food  Health Fact Sheets
http://firstnations.org/
**The History of Native Fashion at IAIA
This online exhibition explores the textile and fashion program that emerged at IAIA in Santa Fe in the 1960s
www.iaia.edu/
**Wild Grain Bars Recipe
Chewy Native American-inspired snack bars
www.washingtonpost.com

**Winter Food Fun for Kids of All Ages
You’re never too old to play with your food!
http://blogs.usda.gov/

“Food Sovereignty Assessment Tool” (FSAT) for Native American communities
Helps Native communities in reclaiming their local food systems.
http://org2.salsalabs.com

National Good Food Network
Resources and community dedicated to scaling up good food sourcing and access.
http://ngfn.org/
Our Harvests -
An international Indigenous culinary e-newsletter covering Indigenous cuisine, restaurant openings, conferences, announcements from food producers and more
www.bronitskyandassociates.com/
**Native American Heritage Month Recipes
From the American Indian College Fund
http://community.collegefund.org



Miromoda
The Indigenous Maori Fashion Apparel Board 
www.miromoda.com/

**The Three Sisters
Corn, beans, and squash
https://www.nysm.nysed.gov

**Native Max Magazine
Native Fashion, style, art, culture, and more
http://nativemaxmagazine.com/

Ancient America: Northwest Coast Woodworking Tools
Their woodworking tradition included houses, canoes, bent boxes, totem poles, and household utensils.
www.dailykos.com

**Healthy Eating on a Budget
www.choosemyplate.gov/

USDA National Farmers Market Directory
http://search.ams.usda.gov/

**Native Food Sovereignty Summit
https://www.youtube.com/
**Native American Contemporary Jewelry
Explore the online collection from the National Museum of the American Indian
www.nmai.si.edu/
The health Benefits of Chocolate
Understanding ancient wisdom through modern science
https://www.youtube.com
**Making a Ladies Shawl
A basic how to video about how to tied a woman's shawl for powwows and other events
http://tv.powwows.com
A Life in Beads
The stories that a Plains Dress can tell
http://nmai.si.edu/
**Feeding America -- What does Hunger Look Like in Your Community?
View your area on an interactive map
http://feedingamerica.org/

\Reclaiming Native Food Systems Part II: Indigenous Knowledge and Innovation for Supporting Senior Health and Wellness
http://firstnations.org\

Food Systems and Implications for Economic Development
An overview of Native food systems as an asset and how traditional food systems can be an engine for economic development.
  http://firstnations.org/


Mercury Rising
A safety chart so you can enjoy eating fish without the risk
www.upworthy.com/t
 

The Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations 
Provides USDA foods to low-income households, including the elderly, living on Indian reservations,
www.fns.usda.gov
**Cooking Healthy in Indian Country
A series of videos on how to prepare delicious, healthy recipes!
https://www.youtube.com/
Traditional Native Foods and Health
How traditional foods are an integral part Native cultural practices, values and belief systems
http://firstnations.org
History of Native Food Systems
A brief history of Native food systems.
http://firstnations.org/

**My Plate Kids' Place
Games, songs, activities, exercise and more. So much fun!
www.choosemyplate.gov/

Eating Healthy in Native Communities
The value of traditional foods for optimal health in Native Communities
http://firstnations.org/

Adopting Sustainable Food Practices
A video (United Tribes Technical College) looks at how traditional indigenous subsistence practices were once sustainable, unlike today.
www.pbslearningmedia.org/
**Earth Lodges
Learn about the matriarchal culture and agricultural lifestyle of the native Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara people who encountered by Lewis and Clark.
http://wbgu.pbslearningmedia.org/

**Lewis Henry Morgan Collection at New York State Museum
A mid-nineteenth century display of Iroquois materials
http://collections.nysm.nysed.gov/

**Celebrate with Authentic American Indian Dishes
From the American Indian College Fund
http://community.collegefund.org/

**Traditional Foods Project
Traditional foods and sustainable ecology for good health and diabetes prevention among AI/AN communities. 
www.cdc.gov/

American Native Foods
www.tahtonka.com/food.html

**Reclaiming Native Food Systems
Reclaiming Native food systems and addressing  complex factors.
www.firstnations.org/

**American Indian Moccasins
www.sachinbhola.com/

Healthy Foods for Navajo Schools
Discoveries from the first year of a Navajo Farm-to-School program
www.firstnations.org

**Native Max Magazine
The only online Native American fashion magazine
www.native-max.com/

**N7 Fund
Nike footwear designed specifically for Native Americans
http://n7fund.com/

Native Food Systems Resource Center
For Communities, producers, and consumers
www.nativefoodsystems.org/
**Interactive Fast Food Menu
Select a restaurant and menu item to learn about the nutritional content.
www.extension.org/

**Food Composition
From the U.S. Dept of Agriculture
http://fnic.nal.usda.gov/

**First Nations Farm to School Guide
For Creating a Farm to School Program in an Indigenous community
www.firstnations.org/f

**Native American Food Recipes
From the American Indian College Fund
http://community.collegefund.org/
**Indigenous Foods First
Aboriginal youth share what they know about indigenous foods and learning how to harvest and cook them
http://iffculture.ca/
**The United State of GMOs - Keeping Us in the Dark
Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are in 90% of our processed food
http://foodbabe.com/
ERC Trailer Project August 2012
Video of donated home transported to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
https://www.youtube.com
**Two Farms Journal
"Exactly one year ago Robert Mirabal and I dreamed a dream to start farming corn at Taos Pueblo. It came true. Here's how it happened."
http://tiwafarms.blogspot.com/
DDP Recipes
Traditional Great Lakes indigeous food recipes.
https://share.nmu.edu

Nunavut Food Guide
From the Nunavut government: tips, ideas, recipes!
www.hss.gov.nu.ca

Native Diet 101
Watch the show on Maori Television
www.maoritelevision.com/
Atna:slahu:we Good Food for Life
Indigenous Healthy Eating

https://www.facebook.com/
Real Food
Uniting Students for just and sustainable food
www.realfoodchallenge.org/

**Nunavut Food Guide Coloring Book!
From the Nunavut government and in the national language!
www.hss.gov.nu.ca/
 

**Trading Ideas
Play a trading game through the Virtual Museum of Canada
www.letrocdesidees.ca/

Mercury Calculator
Type in your weight, select a fish and how much you'll eat to calculate your mercury exposure
www.teachersdomain.org/

**American Indian Foods: Introduction
Produced by the Intertribal Agricultural Council.
www.americanindianfoods.com/

Museum of Chocolate
The mysterious history of cocoa and its intimate relationship with the Mayan culture
www.ecomuseodelcacao.com/

**Traditional native Farmers Association
"Revitalizing traditional agriculture for spiritual and human need"
http://nativeharvest.com

**Trading Ideas
Play a trading game through the Virtual Museum of Canada
www.letrocdesidees.ca/

Seasoned With Spirit Series
Celebrates Native America's history and culture with delicious, healthy recipes inspired by indigenous foods
http://visionmaker.semkhor.com/

American Indian Foods
Program of the Intertribal Agriculture Council
www.americanindianfoods.com/

**INDIAN TOWNS AND BUILDINGS OF EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
As described by Roanoke Colonists
www.nps.gov/
*Solar Cooking
Make your own solar cooker and recipes with items from home.
www.knowledgehound.com/

**How to build a longhouse
Animated assembly of a historically accurate longhouse
www.youtube.com/

**The Center for Indigenous Knowledge for Agriculture and Rural Development
From Iowa State University
www.ciesin.org

**The Nuu-chah-nulth Traditional Foods Toolkit
The six-booklet online collection teaches that food security begins at home.
http://uuathluk.ca/

**Foods indigenous to the Western Hemisphere
From the American Indian Health and Diet Project. Includes Geographic areas

www.aihd.ku.edu/

**Food Sovereignty Assessment in Native American Communities
Participate in a brief survey

www.surveymonkey.com/

Tohono O'odham Community Action
Dedicated to creating cultural revitalization, community health and sustainable development
www.tocaonline.org/

**American Indian Health and Diet Project
Recipes using mostly traditional indigenous ingredients to improve our health
www.aihd.ku.edu/recipes/index.html

*Waste Free Lunch
Information for enjoying a waste-free lunch at school work.
www.wastefreelunches.org/

**Bowhead Whaling
Interactive activity of history of Indigenous Whaling
www.echospace.org/assets/701

 ** The Pollinator Frocks Project
Clothing that actually feeds butterflies and moths!
www.kareningham.org

**North American Clothing after 1500
www.historyforkids.org/

**Ways to the Heart: Food and Foodways in Hawai'i
www.echospace.org
**Native American Housing
www.ewebtribe.com/NACulture/housing.htm
**Mi'kmaq Family (Migmaoei Otjiosog)
Online documentary:  Journey into the extended family of Nova Scotia’s Mi'kmaq community
www.nfb.ca/
**eating  Well with Canada's Food Guide - First Nations, Inuit and Métis
A food guide tailored specifically for Canada's indigenous peoples.
www.hc-sc.gc.ca/f*

**Intertribal Agriculture Council
Pursues and promotes Native agricultural resources to help the people. 
www.indianaglink.com/

**Dream of Wild Health
We teach the old ways of growing food and living healthy liv

**Native Women and Youth in Agriculture
www.indianaglink.com/

**The Hunters of Greenland
A slideshow of Inuit hunters.
www.nytimes.com/

**Buffalo Nutrition Facts and Recipe Collection
From the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians Health Services
www.americanindiancenter.org/

Inupiaq Whale Hunt
Video: An amazing story about this historical and traditional Inupiaq search for food
Inupiaq Whale Hunt
**Barbecue: A History
The World's Oldest Culinary Art given to us by the Taino Indians
www.loc.gov/
*Native American Food and Recipes
www.ewebtribe.com/

Fernando and Marlene Divina
Owners of Divina Restaurant Concepts
www.loc.gov/t

Tribal Nations Conference: Public Safety and Housing Panel
From the 2009 Tribal Nations Conference
www.whitehouse.gov/p

**Making Palanqueta de Cacahuate Candy
From the Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2010
www.youtube.com/
*History of Pumpkin Pie
Settlers weren't impressed by the Indians' squash or pumpkins until their first harsh winter in America.
http://whatscookingamerica.net/
**Online Video: SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park
Go back to that time to experience how a group of Ohio's early farmers lived.
www.archaeologychannel.org/c

**Suquamish Virtual Longhouse
http://longhouse.suquamish.nsn.us/

**Traditional native food
4 CBC radio interview with traditional Native elders about traditional Native Foods. Don't miss!
http://archives.cbc.ca/

*America by Food
Travel through 500 years  and from coast to coast as you explore how Americans grow, prepare, and serve foods.

http://keyingredients.org/
**Chocolate, the Exhibition
Online interactive event about one of our favorite (and indigenous) foods!
www.fieldmuseum.org/chocolate/
Genetically Modified Food: A Growing Debate
From the CBC
http://archives.cbc.ca/
Hopi Fires   
online video: Why is the burning at the 14th Century Chevelon Ruin of the Homol'ovi village in northeastern Arizona so extensive?
www.archaeologychannel.org/
**Gila Cliff Dwellings
Online video: New Mexico's Mongollan's Gila Cliff Dwellings were more than cold stone walls. Small children played and families laughed together.
www.archaeologychannel.org/
*Yuungnaqpallerput  
Masterworks and science of Yupik tools and life in an interactive format.
http://yupikscience.org/
eating  Well with Canada's Food Guide - First Nations, Inuit and Métis
A food guide tailored specifically for Canada's indigenous peoples.
www.hc-sc.gc.ca/f

** New World Foods
New World foods changed the eating habits of the entire world.
http://latino.si.edu

**Conquests of Chocolate
Listen to radio program or read about Europeans' introduction to cacao by the Mesoamericans
http://learner.org

**Native People and the Land: the A:shiwi (Zuni) People
How the A:shiwi  adapt to the semi-arid climate of New Mexico through a centuries-old farming technique known as a “waffle garden.” 
www.nmai.si.edu/

**Beauty, Identity, Pride:  Native North American Footwear
Online exhibit of footwear from North America, including the North American Indian and Circumpolar region.
www.batashoemuseum.ca/

**Right Bite Card
A pocket-sized list of the right fish to buy that are healthier for the environment and sustainability.
www.sheddaquarium.org/

**A River of Recipes
Native American recipes using commodity foods.
www.fns.usda.gov/

**Tortilla al rescoldo
Cooked in the ashes of a fire
www.beingindigenous.org/i

**SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park
www.archaeologychannel.org/
**Lu'au Foods
The lu'au is a celebration that brings together an entire family and community.
www.folklife.si.edu/hawaii/food.htm
**INDIAN TOWNS AND BUILDINGS OF EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
As described by Roanoke Colonists

www.nps.gov
*Dorothy Grant
Fashions from reknown Haida designer, Dorothy Grant.
http://store.dorothygrant.com
American Indian Council of Architects and Engineers
A listing of Native architects for design and construction projects
www.aicae.org/
**North American Clothing Before 1500
www.historyforkids.org/
**I Can't Believe It's Vegan  
Listings of brand name food items that do not contain animal products
www.peta.org

Makah Whaling, WA
www.nativereligion.org

Nutrition Insight: The Diet Quality of American Indians
A 1999 report from the USDA
www.ncidc.org/food/insight.pdf
**"Eat It to Save It"
First-ever field guide to Northwest food traditions
www.slowfoodusa.org/raft/
**Yaxuná: Archaeology of an Ancient Maya City    
www.archaeologychannel.org/
**Healthy Native Foods and Commodity Food Items Cookbooks
Recipes, food banks, and more for those in California.
www.ncidc.org/food/
Indian Agriculture in Eastern North Carolina
As described by Roanoke Colonists
www.nps.gov/fora/test/agricult.htm
Native Men and Nutrition
www.ncidc.org/food/pdfs/june06.pdf

Canadian Aboriginal Creations
A photo collection of items from many Canadian aboriginal nations.
www.mccord-museum.qc.ca/

**Native People and the Land: the A:shiwi (Zuni) People
How the A:shiwi  adapt to the semi-arid climate of New Mexico through a centuries-old farming technique known as a “waffle garden.”  www.nmai.si.edu/

**International Center for Tropical Agriculture
Concerned with the viability of crops across the world
www.ciat.cgiar.org/

Leis
All Hawaiians practice the making and giving of leis
www.folklife.si.edu/hawaii/lei.htm

**Native American Students Association Salmon Bake
A podcast from Southern Oregon University about the Native Students' annual salmon bake.
www.archive.org/details/N

**Fishing Trip to Old John Lake
Media presentation by Neets'gaii Gwichen elementary student about this seasonal subsistence activity.
www.bridgesweb.org/
California Food and Nutrition Program
food and nutrition newsletters and information to California Tribes and community based organizations
www.ncidc.org/food/index.html
Sustaining the Future
Series of articles on sustainable cuisine (or "green cuisine"),
www.epicurious.com/

**INDIAN FOOD AND COOKING IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
As described by Roanoke Colonists
www.nps.gov

*Snowshoes and Sled Dogs: Wintering in the Yukon
A look at the fun side of winter life in the Yukon, Canada
http://tc.gov.yk.ca/archives/winter/
 

**Genetically Modified Food: A Growing Debate
From CBC, 8 TV clips and 9 radio clips on the topic
http://archives.cbc.ca/

**Mayan home
Photo and floor plans of a Pre-Hispanic Maya houses.
www.mrtravers.com/homes.html

**The Caribou Skin Lodge Project
A photo gallery of the creation of a Dogrib shelter.
http://pwnhc.learnnet.nt.ca/exhibits/lodge/index.html
**GMO European Map
An interactive map showing areas in Europe free of Genetically Modified Organisms
www.foeeurope.org/GMOs/gmofree/
**Pine Nut Blessing songs
Four traditional Pine Nut Blessing songs stories of the Pine Nut Blessing Ceremonies
http://wisdomoftheelders.org/
**Seminole Food
Taal-holelke (Boiled Swamp Cabbage) and other recipes
www.seminoletribe.com/
** Smithsonian TV: Building a Native Place
Explore the architectural design of the National Museum of the American Indian.
http://smithsonian.tv/videos/nmai
** Native American Culinary Association
The research, development, refinement and Preservation of Native American cuisine
http://nativeculinary.com/forum/index.php 
** Curanto
Must be prepared outside of the house in a pit, in contact with "the warm mother earth," stones, and leaves of nalca.
www.beingindigenous.org/
Merken
Made primarily of a long, pointed chili pepper called "aji", or "cacho de cabra" in local dialect.
www.beingindigenous.org/
**GILA CLIFF DWELLINGS       
www.archaeologychannel.org/
** Empanadas de Horno de Digüeñes
A dough with filling made from an edible fungus of the oak tree
www.beingindigenous.org/
**Kwakuitl Recipes circa 1914
How to cook a whale, salmon guts, sea slugs, halibut heads, and fresh salmon.
www.hallman.org/indian/recipe.html
** Alfish Iyagel (toasted peas)
Only two ingredients needed for this dish
www.beingindigenous.org
Is that where they live?
The Powhatans lived in homes called yi-hakans
www.mariner.org/
**What did they look like? What did they wear?
Precontact information about the Powhatans
www.mariner.org
**Map of North America and Native American Moccasins
The wide variety of styles on display here
www.native-languages.org/
Mesa Verde Mug
Partially restored from Mesda Verde National Park
www.cr.nps.gov
Thunderbird Chilkat Robe
Woven by Dorica Jackson at the Southeast Alaska Indian Cultural Center.
www.cr.nps.gov/
Beaded Leather Vest
An example of early reservation beadwork
www.cr.nps.gov/
* Quecha Cooking
Recipes for La Chichade Jora and Quiwilla
www.beingindigenous.org/index/cooking/
**Vanilla Beans
The Aztecs shared their belief that the vanilla bean was the food of the gods.
www.bostonvanillabeans.com/
*What Is the Recipe for the Tortilla?
The traditional process for making tortillas from scratch.
www.public.iastate.edu/
*Native Pre-Contact Housing Types map
The map shows distributions of housing types in the pre-contact eras.
www.nativemaps.org/
Ghost Dance Dress
The Ghost Dance was the vision of a Paiute prophet, Wovoka
www.150.si.edu
**Arviat Iglu Web Site
Details different aspects of traditional shelters such as the iglu
http://collections.ic.gc.ca/
*Kitchen Gadgets
Includes household items used by Native Alaskans and other indigenous peoples for thousands of years.
www.pbs.org/
MyPyramid.gov
The latest government food pyramid customized for you.
 
http://mypyramid.gov
*Greenroofs 101
"vegetated roof covers, with growing plants taking the place of bare membrane, gravel ballast, shingles or tiles.
 
www.greenroofs.com
*Grand Village of the Natchez indians
The Grand Village was a main ceremonial center for the Natchez Indians in Mississippi ca. between 700-1730
www.mdah.state.ms.us
NCIDC Community Food and Nutrition newsletters
Available to download.
www.ncidc.org/food/pdfs.html
* Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)
Individuals who pledge support to a farm operation so that the farmland becomes ... the community's farm
www.nal.usda.gov/afsic/csa/
* Potatoes
The natives of Peru began cultivating the earliest forms of potatoes 4500 years ago.
http://collections.ic.gc.ca/
CALifornia  Indian Foods
Video Archive from the Tillie Hardwick Lecture Series
www.cimcc.org/lect.htm
* Make and Taste Pataska
The Atacameo make this spicy stew from mote (boiled maize) with charqui (salted/dried meat) and potatoes
www.beingindigenous.org/
**Mapuche Cooking
Make your own catutos
www.beingindigenous.org/i
Dance Regalia
Worn by a tribal member on the Lower Klamath River
www.ncidc.org
**Poe
Prepare Poe from bananas, pumpkin, coconut, and other ingredients using a Papa Nui recipe.
www.beingindigenous.org/index/
**Ricing Time: Harvesting on the Lakes of White Earth
www.npr.org/
**The Archaeology of an Iroquoian Longhouse
Explore an Iroquoian village clicking anywhere on the picture
www.rom.on.ca/
*Stone Age Toolkit
Would you know what to use an ancient stone tool for if you unearthed one?
www.pbs.org/
The Fenn Cache
Ten exquisite Clovis stone tools reveal the artistry and skill of America's early flintknappers
www.pbs.org
**Native American food Guide
A tribal food pyramid from the Yakama Tribal WIC Program
www.aaip.com
*Taking Stock of Indian Ranching
Native Californians in the cattle industry
www.americanindian.ucr.edu/
  International Year of Rice: 2004   
The vital role that rice plays in agriculture, food security, the environment, culture and science
 
www.fao.org/rice2004/
*food cycle in action
It may be how we survive, but eating can be brutal. A photo series of the
www.pbs.org
*How Much Water Do You Use?
Take this quiz to see how much water you use around the house.
www.nwf.org/national
*Cicada Recipes
Cicada Rhubarb Pie, El Chirper Tacos, Soft-Shelled Cicadas
www.npr.org/
*Hair Pipes in Plains Indian Adornment
A Study in Indian and White Ingenuity
www.sil.si.edu/
*DRINKING WATER WEEK
All across the country, Drinking Water Week brings attention to our most precious Natural resource: water
www.awwa.org/advocacy/dww
*Search for Native Tourism Destinations
Travelling this summer? Check it out!
www.nativetourism.org/
*Indian Dwelling Mix & Match
   www.surfnetkids.com
*Cajun Jambalaya
For the little ones.
http://pbskids.org/l
*Gifting and Feasting in the Northwest Coast Potlatch
An On-Line Exhibition from the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
www.peabody.harvard.edu/
*Pemmican, boiled corn, wild green salad...
www.teachersfirst.com/
* Chewing Gum
For thousands of years Indians throughout the Americas chewed the sap of plants to relieve hunger and thirst and to freshen breath. Indian people also relied on chewing gum for routine dental hygiene.
www.kporterfield.com
*Ketoh (Wrist Guard)
Navajo archers wore ketohs (GAY-toe) to protect their forearms from the snap of their bowstrings
www.artsmia.org/
* Harvest Songs
Songs from several cultures and how the people gave thanks to Creator for the harvest.
http://wisdomoftheelders.org/
**Wild Rice and Ojibwe People
Watch the 23-minute Video
www.nativeharvest.com/
* Search To Feed
SearchToFeed is the first Meta Search Engine on the Internet dedicated to fighting world hunger
www.SearchToFeed.org
From the Alaska Native Science Commission
www.nativeknowledge.org/start.htm
The Aboriginal Mapping Network
A collection of resource pages for mappers belonging to indigenous peoples
www.nativemaps.org/
Waste Free Lunches
Learn how you can pack waste-free lunch while saving the environment AND money.
www.wastefreelunches.org/
Putting Fishers' Knowledge to Work 
www.fisheries.ubc.ca/
 Three Sisters Cookbook
   Includes dishes featuring the Iroquois "three sisters," corn, beans, and  squash
   
http://oneida-nation.net
*Weapons of HAWAI’I
LEI-O-MANÖ , PÄHOA NEWA and LÄ’AU PÄLAU 
http://home.hawaii.rr.com/
Rapa Nui Cooking
From Easter Island, a recipe for POE
www.beingindigenous.org/i
Salt Institute
The world's foremost source of authoritative information about salt (sodium chloride) and its more than 14,000 known uses

www.saltinstitute.org/
Indigenous Peoples traditional food systems 
Results of a questionnaire from the International Indian Treaty Council
website.

www.treatycouncil.org 
Native American Ethnobotany Database~
 Native foods, dyes, and fibers of Native North American Peoples.
www.umd.umich.edu/
Subsidized Apartment Search
Assists very low-income   families, the elderly, and the disabled to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing in the private market
www.hud.gov/apps/section8/
Native American Holiday feast
Inspired by Loretta Barrett Oden. Her mother is a daughter of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation in Oklahoma. And her father is part Irish with Mayflower connections. 
www.sunset.com/sun
Cherokee Dyes
Yellow, brown and red were the main Cherokee colors. 
www.cherokee.org/
The Coffee Connection 
Find out how you can make a positive difference by drinking bird-friendly coffee. 
www.nwf.org/nationalwildlife/article.cfm?a 
  A Mohawk Iroquois Village: An Exhibit at the New York State Museum
Sketches and photographs from three museum dioramas: the village, an agricultural scene, and  longhouse. There are also photographs of artifacts. 
     
www.nysm.nysed.gov
Cultivating Canadian Gardens
Begins with the earliest recorded information on the plantings of the Hurons who had been tending their crops long before Europeans arrived in North America 
www.nlc-bnc.ca/garden/
Recipe Source
32 Native recipes, from acorn bread to Zuni Indian Bread
www.recipesource.com
Early Popcorn History Native Homes
The oldest ears of popcorn ever found in New Mexico range in size from smaller than a penny to about 2 inches. They are about 4,000 years old. 
www.popcorn.org/
Excellent Dishes, Great Experiences
History, Poetry, and Recipes from the Pascua Yaqui 
www.library.arizona.edu/
Excellent Dishes, Great Experiences
History, Poetry, and Recipes from the Pascua Yaqui 
www.library.arizona.edu/
"Noche de Rábanos" (Radishes Night)
Celebrated in Oaxaca, Mexico, to honor the tradition datong back to colonial  times, when missionaries taught natives how to cultivate radishes. 
http://oaxaca-travel.com/
Historic Photos of Tipis
Oldest known Photo of a tipi 1847c. 
www.tipis-tepees-teepees.com/
Native Homes
Includes Haida House models, Iroquoian longhouse, tipi
www.aboriginalcanada.gc.ca/
 [Click "Kids" button] 
Moccasin Quiz
How much do YOU know about Native American moccasins?
http://home.achilles.net
The Tipi
The Museum of Western Expansion offers a brief history of the tepee at
www.nps.gov/jeff/mowe-tipi.htm
CAS Anthropology--Native Watercraft
Photos of two models of Native American canoes.
www.calacademy.org/r
Exhibition
The history of chocolate and activities  for children (including a recipe for chocolate modeling clay)/
 
www.fieldmuseum.org/Chocolate/
Moccason Collection
A photo gallery of moccasins.
http://home.achilles.net/~
CAS Anthropology--Tools and Implements
A variety of photos and descriptions of Native tools and implements.
www.calacademy.org/r
Sipapu: Chetro Ketl Great Kiva
This site presents a three-dimensional reconstruction of a Great Kiva found in many prehistoric Anasazi communities in the Southwestern United States.
http://sipapu.ucsb.edu/html/kiva.html
Fire on the Prairie
Centuries ago, Native Americans living on the tallgrass prairie would set fires near their villages. They knew that after a fire, nutritious shoots of new grass would appear, and bison would come to graze.
www.kidscastle.si.edu/
Niitoy-yiss: The Blackfoot Tipi 
A photographic essay on Niitoy-yiss (the tipi) about Blackfeet traditional homes. 
www.glenbow.org/blackfoot/index.htm
Machu Picchu
Learn more about machu Picchu, built near Cuzco, Peru, among the world's great buildings.
www.greatbuildings.com/
How to Build an Igloo
Igloos are houses made of blocks of snow and ice used by the Inuit peoples of Canada. They are still in use today, by many people for different reasons. Build your own from a step-by-step guide.
 
http://i.bigchalk.com/
North American Wild Edibles
Wild foods like cattails and dandelions are edible. But with today's pollution, be sure to read the disclaimer. 
www.olivenaturals.com/
Enjoy it like the Maya and Aztecs
immerse yourself in the story of chocolate
www.fmnh.org/Chocolate/index.html
Oliver Christian Herold
Named a "Rising Star"in the fashion industry, protesting the exploitation of Native American symbolism drives his fashion endeavors to this day. 
www.fashionwindows.com/f
Digging Ditches
In the late 1500s, Spanish colonizers marveled in their diaries at the pueblos' fairly advanced irrigation systems
www.smithsonianmag.si.edu/

Chocolate: A Mesoamerican Luxury 
www.fmnh.org/

 American Foods
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College presents this Web site all about Native American foods, native herbs, and Native American cultures.
www.kstrom.net
Homes of the Past: The Archaeology of an Iroquoian Longhouse
The Royal Ontario Museum presents introductory information about the longhouse and allows you to tour a virtual site as an "archaeologist".
http://romlx6.rom.on.ca

The Gathering Song
How an Alaskan Yup'ik village survived starvation by singing and dancing an ancient Yup'ik song.

http://wisdomoftheelders.org/

California Native Food and Nutrition Program
List of useful programs and information
www.ncidc.org/food/index.html
Teotihuacan 
Built in 200-800 AD in Mexico, these cut stone masonry buildings are among the greatest in the world. 
www.greatbuildings.com/
Tikal
Made from cut stone masonry, Guatemala's Tikal is among the world's greatest group of buildings. 
www.greatbuildings.com/
The Tipi
The nomadic lifestyle of the People of the Plains required portable dwellings. The tipi was an ideal answer.
http://collections.ic.gc.ca/l
Chocolate’s History at a Glance 
www.fmnh.org/
Pueblo Photo
The Taos Pueblo in New Mexicoo is over 700 years old, and people havem lived here all that time.
www.photo.net/
Igloo, the Traditional Arctic Snow Dome.
www.kstrom.net
Native American Shelters
What Native Homes were built where you live?
www.anthro.mankato.msus.edu/
Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development
www.ksg.harvard.edu/hpaied 
Knife River Indian Village site
The 1,758 acre site preserves historic and archaeological remnants of the culture and agricultural lifestyle of the Northern Plains Indians 
www.nps.gov/knri/
Navajo Hogan Photo
http://gowest.coalliance.org/
Food & Recipes 
From Nativetech, one of the best Native American websites on the Internet
www.nativetech.org/food/
The True Food Shopping List
The True Food Shopping List: dividing thousands of common foods into genetically engineered (GE) and GE-free categories.
www.commondreams.org/
Take a virtual tour of a longhouse
www.longhouse.ubc.ca/ 
 Second Harvest
The nation's largest hunger-relief organization with over 200 food banks and food rescue programs.
www.secondharvest.org/
*Gifting and Feasting in the Northwest Coast Potlatch
An On-Line Exhibition from the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
www.peabody.harvard.edu
Join Starbucks, Conservation International, and coffee farmers
www.starbucks.com/s
*Pemmican, boiled corn, wild green salad...
 Native American Recipes~ 
www.teachersfirst.com/summer/na-recipes.htm

NativeTech: Virtual Paper Dolls

Drag the eight articles of late 17th century clothing to dress the Indian girl.
http://nativetech.org/
**The Future of Food
A must-see documentary that exposes the biotech threat to life on our planet
Future of Food  part 1
www.youtube.com/
Future of Food  part 2
Future of Food  part 3
Future of Food part 4
Future of Food  part 5
Future of Food   part 6
www.youtube.com/
 Future of Food part 7
www.youtube.com/=
The Aboriginal Housing Management Association
Develop a self management organization that meets the needs of native communities.
http://topics.developmentgateway.org/

Code Talk 
Code Talk is a federal inter-agency Native American website that provides information for Native American communities. Code Talk is hosted by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Native American Programs.
www.codetalk.fed.us

Wild Peppermint Tea, Beaver Ball Soup, Blueberry Wojapi...almost 100 authentic Native recipes 
NativeTech: Food and Recipes 
www.nativetech.org/food/

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*Tradition, Change and Celebration in Native Women's Dresses
From the National Museum of the American Indian
www.nmai.si.edu/exhibitions/identity_by_design/

 
**Sustainable Table
Introduces you to the exciting and hugely popular sustainable food movement.
www.sustainabletable.org


Hopi, Navajo, Sinagua...
Photos from Northern Arizona, its pueblos, and historic regions.
http://phoenix.about.com/

Mesoamerica 
Enjoy a slideshow or simply enjoy pictures of Aztec, Inca, Olmec, Mayan, Toltec architecture through the ages

http://library.thinkquest.org/

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