A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
Big Southern Butte is one of two domes rising from a sea of basalt near the center of the eastern Snake River Plain in Idaho. The butte is one of the largest volcanic domes in the world, but at 300,000 years old it is also one of the youngest. Hikers who trek to the 7,550-foot high summit are rewarded with spectacular panoramic views. Photo by Devin Englestead, BLM Upper Snake Wildlife Biologist.
First light at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico. Established in November 22, 1939, the refuge has provided a critical stopover and wintering spot for thousands of sandhill cranes, geese and other waterfowl for 75 years. Bosque del Apache's sandhill crane population has multiplied from 18 birds in the 1840s to more than 20,000 birds today. Photo by Kim Hang Dessoliers (www.sharetheexperience.org).
Native American Sites, with an easy to use index with countless links to Native Nations accessible on the web, Native Studies Programs, Business, Powwows, Arts and Music, and general Indian-Oriented home pages, maintained by Lisa Mitten of the University of Pittsburgh.
Native American Indian Resources, with a huge index with links to more than 300 sites, including books, Maya science, herbal knowledge, and more. Developed by Paula Giese, but no longer updated since her death a year ago.
American Native Press Archives' mission is collecting and archiving the products of the Native press and materials related to Native press history, collecting and documenting the works of Native writers, and constructing bibliographic guides to Native writing and publishing. Maintained by the Ottenheimer Library at the University of Arkansas.
Caribbean Amerindian, a research tool and venue for inter Amerindian communication, maintained by Maximilian Forte of the University of Adelaide, Australia.
Mohawk & Iroquois Homepage Index, including links about language, bibliography, archives, and the full text of the Constitution of the Iroquois Nations, supported by Kahon:wes.
Indigenous Bar Association, a non-profit professional organization for Aboriginal persons in the legal field. Its membership consist of legally trained persons who are lawyers, judges, law professors, legal consultants and law students. A Canadian site with many relevant issues and links.
Indian Law Resource Center, a non-profit organization, is devoted to helping Indian nations, tribes and other indigenous peoples prevent destruction of their cultures and homelands.