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    Resources: 10 listings
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    Blue Lake Rancheria, California
      US - Southwest
    Blue Lake Rancheria is a federally recognized Indian reservation shared by Wiyot, and a few Yurok and Hupa people. Located in northern California, 12 miles north of Eureka and 5 miles east of Arcata, it currently has only 31 acres. During the period (1959-83) when it was terminated, the BIA deeded 2 parcels of its land to the non-Indian town of Blue Lake which is not yet recovered.
    MAPS - GIS Windows on Native Lands, Places, History
    A major listing of cultural, historical & political maps. Geographical Information Systems, where maps are used as windows to organize and examine data of various kinds that relate to location, to places. Canadian cartography grad student collects some basic explanations of GIS and what some tribes are doing (mostly finding out they can't afford it; been seeing the wrong consultants!)
    Native American Indian Art, Culture, Education, History Science -- Gateway
    Paula Giese's Meta-site including Native maps, stories, First Nation's Issues, articles on art including painting, beadwork, basketry, Native astronomy, herbal knowledge, food & recipes, Native books and schools and much much more. (Paula sadly passed away a few years ago, Karen Strom now houses her website.)
    Native Basketry: Survival, Beauty
    Basketry, Native Philosophy, Environment, California Basketry Story, Qualla Eastern Cherokee (Tsalagi) basketry, Gallery of baskets for utility, Multi-tribal Gallery: Northeast, Linkpage of other Native basketry sites, and Bibliography.
    Native Nations - Official and Unofficial Tribal Sites
    Native Nations in the U.S. and Canada are recognized (often only after considerable struggles and litigation) as indigenous nations with a measure of sovereignty. It is therefore necessary to distinguish between national websites prepared by or with acknowledgement of and responsibility to, these nations, and unofficial sites about history, culture or current events for a particular tribe. That distinction seems especially important on an educational "metasite" such as this one, whose users range from people totally naive about all of Native history to people deeply involved in actually making that history now.
    Native Recipes - Wiisiniwan -- Food Recipes
    Webmistress Paula Giese -- Frybread--Tasty Symbol of all-Indian unity --Native cookbooks --Nutrition info, cookbooks for kids --Wild rice recipes --Maple sugar/syrup recipes --Corn, hominy, cornmeal -- Beans and Greens --Squash, pumpkin --Deermeat, Meat --Fish, birds --Fruit and Berries --Herbal Teas, Culinary Herbs --Xocoatl (Chocolate), Aztecs (and south).
    Traditional Food, Health and Nutrition
    Anishinaabe US - Northeast
    What we eat -- where it comes from, how it is raised, processed, cooked -- affects our health in many ways. Traditional native diets in those few places in the world where people still mostly eat what they raise, hunt, gather, fish -- have been found to promote health and long life, for reasons only gradually coming to be understood.
    Traditional Herbal &Plant Knowledge, Identifications
      US - Northeast
    Herbs for teas, flavorings, foods -- Herbs used mostly by Anishinaabeg people; Indian names may be individual to the person describing and furnishing plant specimens. Different names were given to different parts of the plant, and to its different uses in food or medicine sometimes. Botannical names are current international standard.
    Tribes-by-States Map Index
    A list of federally-recognized tribes with contact info for that region, plus BIA area office and field office contact info. Map is color coded for areas administered by BIA Area Offices. This is information assembled by Paula Giese, and now hosted by Karen Strom. Tribal names and placements on the map come from the maps and data in Veronica Tiller's "American Indian Reservations and Trust Areas", Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1996. Tribal listings modified from the BIA webserver. Last Updated: 4/5/97
    Wampum, Treaties Sacred Records
      US - Northeast
    Its name comes from the Narraganset word po-qua-hock. Belt-wampum beads were rectangular cutouts, with drilled holes, rolled smooth on sandstone, then woven into a shell-beaded fabric. They recorded agreements, with the purple color predominant if the agreement was considered more important, serious, or sad.

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