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Native American Community


Traditions and Culture:
Learning more about Native Americans in This Region

An Annotated Bibliography of the Tohono O'odham (Papago Indians)
Tumacacori National Historical Park is hosting Bernard (Bunny) L. Fontana's 915-page annotated bibliography of the Tohono O'odham (Papago Indians) and of Mission San Xavier del Bac, and by extension, the Spanish and Mexican-period history of the Pimería Alta. It is in word searchable form and can be directly accessed on the Park's website. The bibliography is the culmination of an effort that began in 1956. Compiled by Bernard L. Fontana with the assistance of Michael U. Owens.

American Indian Studies Programs at the University of Arizona and Arizona State University

Arizona State Museum American Indian Programs
Major program areas include: the Arizona State Museum's Southwest Native Nations Advisory Board, American Indian Internship Program, special projects, and coordination of ethnographic repatriations.


Arizona State University's, The Labriola National American Indian Data Center and the College of Law's Indian Legal Program
"The Labriola National American Indian Data Center, part of the ASU Libraries, is a research collection international in scope that brings together in one location current and historic information on government, culture, religion and world view, social life and customs, tribal history, and information on individuals from the United States, Canada, Sonora, and Chihuahua, Mexico."

Encounters: Our Columbus Legacy
KUAT (Arizona Public Media) TV's 1992 Encounters: Our Columbus Legacy, written and hosted by Dr. James S. Griffith. [MPEG 4 video 23:36]


Index of Native American Nations on the Net
A resource of Karen Strom's, it provides "information resources to the Native American community and only secondarily to the general community. The information is organized, insofar as possible, to make it useful to the Native American community and the education community."


Native Seeds/SEARCH
Through seed conservation and community interaction Native Seeds/SEARCH works to protect crop biodiversity and to celebrate cultural diversity.



Poetics and Politics (1992 event)
A website developed from a conference presented by the UA Department of English that was held in May 1992. The series, which featured 13 of the country's most accomplished American Indian writers examines the extraordinary emergence of Native American literature within a living context. Included in this website are the original author introductions and seminar transcripts, a series of articles that appeared in the Tucson Weekly newspaper and video of the authors' readings their work. 

Poetics and Politics 2011
“Poetics and Politics” celebrates the 20th anniversary of the American Indian Studies Program at the University of Arizona. A series of public readings by five leading contemporary American Indian writers: Ofelia Zepeda, Luci Tapahonso, Frances Washburn, Leslie Marmon Silko, and Gerald Vizenor.


Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
"The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community was created by Executive Order on June 14, 1879 by President Rutherford B. Hayes. The Community is located in Maricopa County, aside the boundaries of Mesa, Tempe, Scottsdale, Fountain Hills and metropolitan Phoenix."


QTVR panoramas of the Tohono O'odham Nation Cultural Center & Museum, Sells, Arizona

Southern California's Tribal Digital Village
Promoting "culture, education, community, economy and infrastructure" among the Cahuilla, Cupeño, Lusienño, and Kumeyaay tribes.