In addition to these sites, see listings for American Indian Agencies for assistance in researching your heritage.
American Indian Tribe
This site provides assistance for researching the historical backgrounds for many American Indian Tribes.
California Native American Heritage Commission
This site serves as a resource for California Native Americans, with links to Federal and State laws, govt. codes, and local ordinances for entire State of California .
California on the Eve – California Indians
Historical Stories of California’s Native people
The Bear’s Byte
Site includes information on Pow Wows, Drum Groups, Resources, Hopi Prophesies, Stories, Legends, Herbal information.
American Indian Studies / California State University
History and related issues, “dedicated to the presentation of unique artwork, photographs, video and sound recordings which accurately reflect the history, culture, and richness of the Native American experience in North America and has been expanded to include Indian people of Central America and Mexico .”
Index of Native American History Resources on the Internet
Publications, collections, archives, chronologies, photographs, stories on Native Americans listed by region.
American Indian Resource Center
Huntington Park Library
6518 Miles Ave.
Huntington Park , CA 90255
Cherokee Ancestry / Northeastern State University
Victoria Scheffler, Records Management Coordinator
Tahlequah , OK 97764
(918) 345-5511 x3220
27978 Margarita Parkway
Mission Viejo , CA 92691
674 S. Yorba
Orange , CA 92669
National Archives and Records Administration
Natural Resources Branch Civil Archives Division
8th and Pennsylvania , NW
Washington , DC 2-4-9
Indian Circle web links
This site provides web links to Native American reservations web pages – nationwide resource.
Chumash Indian web site
history and culture of the Chumash Tribe of the Central Coast of California with link to the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.
Juaneno Band of Mission Indian
History and culture of the Acjachemem Nation of the area known as Orange County (including parts of Los Angeles), San Bernardino, Riverside, and San Diego Counties.
The Kumeyaay Story
The Kumeyaay Nation extends from San Diego and Imperial Counties to 60 miles south of the Mexican border. This site is “dedicated to the promotion and preservation of the Kumeyaay culture.” Listing reservations, history, education, discussion forums, and News and Events.
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
“Dedicated to the preservation and perpetuation of Pueblo Indian Culture, History, and Art. “ includes links to Museums, programs, murals, services, and institute for Pueblo Indian tudies.
South Dakota Historical Society - provides listing of Tribal Enrollment, Bureau of Indian Affairs offices, demographic information, and Tribal heritage
National Indian Law Library - Provides links for Tribal Enrollment requirements, procedures and recourse, and tracing your roots.
National Indian Law Library site containing Tribal documents, i.e. tribal codes, constitutions, and compacts
Minnesota Indian Affairs Tribal Enrollment site provides mailing addresses and phone numbers for those seeking information on tribal enrollment and ancestry for the Minnesota area.
Minnesota Indian Affairs Council
Provides protocols for working with tribes within the State, protection of burial sites, demographics, and legislative updates.
- Chumash Interpretive Center
Thousand Oaks, CA
The Museum offers storytelling, and educational activities for elementary,
middle, and high school students, guided tours of the Chumash Indian sites
in the local Santa Monica Mountain Range.