Click to search the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library Skip Navigation

Best of the Web: History & Social Sciences » Native North American Resources » Organizations & Societies

  • this site is maintained by Lisa Mitten and hosted by Nativeculture.com. AILA is affiliated with the American Library Association. It represents the interests of library service to American Indian and Native Alaskan tribal libraries.
  • For a description see listing under organizations.
  • "The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is the national organization representing First Nations citizens in Canada." In English or French.
  • "The Center fosters better understanding between peoples through the publication and distribution of literature written and voiced by leading contributors from Fourth World Nations. An important goal of CWIS is to establish cooperation between nations and to democratize international relations between nations and between nations and states."
  • "Through applied research and service, the Harvard Project aims to understand and foster the conditions under which sustained, self-determined social and economic development is achieved among American Indian nations."
  • An organization whose "mission is to create awareness and support for Native environmental issues and to develop needed financial and political resources for the survival of sustainable Native communities. Honor the Earth develops these resources by using music, the arts, the media, and Indigenous wisdom to ask people to recognize our joint dependency on the Earth and be a voice for those not heard."
  • "The IAAW is a non-profit organization, dedicated to the promotion, improvement and self-fulfillment of Aboriginal women within the concept of self-government and community, recognizing the Strength and Beauty of All Aboriginal Women."
  • An organization whose mission is to "To assist American Indian Women so they can enjoy a better quality of life for themselves and their families."
  • The NCAI "serves as a forum for consensus-based policy development among its membership of over 250 tribal governments from every region of the country." It features information on cultural events, legislative news and American Indian genealogy.