Native Americans
Native Americans 
General Information Individual Tribes Other Information
Native American Information for Kids (be sure to scroll down the page) - great site
     Also check for vocabulary word sets by tribe
        for legends and folktales by tribe

Lisa Mitten's site -

First Nations Seeker - Directory of North American Indian Portal Websites
    Lists First Nation and Native American communities with many links

North American Tribes -
New World Cultures (Meso-America and South America)   

National Museum of the American Indian -  

Carnegie Museum of Natural History -

Canada's First Peoples

Gateway to Aboriginal Heritage -

Native Nations Online  -

Learn about Native Americans - terrific site!!

Native American Website for Children

Native Peoples of the Great Lakes Region

First Americans - Dine, Muscogee, Tlingit, Lakota, Iroquois - tribes, history, games

Anasazi and Kokopelli from Canyonlands
Awesome Library.Org Native American Information

California Indian Tribes - lots of text

California Native Cultures and regions of the state

Creation Stories and Literature -

Desert Southwest People -
First Nations Histories

Gail Grainger's Native American links

History and Information about Native American Tribes - Kid Info - rich resource

Index of the North American Indian by E. Curtis - includes photos/gravure images

Indians of North America -

Indigenous Peoples creation stories -

Longhouses -
   Royal Ontario Museum -

    Research about longhouses -
    New York State Museum -
Native Web - Resources for Indiginous Cultures Around the World
   Resources -
   K-12 schools -
American Indian Reference Sites  lots of links from Phil Konstantin -
Be sure to scroll down the page.

Native American Culture - Great Dreams is a huge site - tribes, houses

Native American shelters - by region
Native Americans from SurfnetKids
Native American links -  astronomy; "bad" books, recipes, herbal info, games
Native American Resources on the Internet   
Native Tech site includes maps, books, astronomy, herbs, and games

Native American myths from PIB

Native American myths from Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Surrounded By Beauty -

The North American Indian by ES Curtis  - photos and articles Indians Northwest tribes from Canadian site

ProTeacher - Native Americans sites by region

Raven stories and NW Native American links

Smithsonian page - Teaching from Objects and Stories - Bering Sea people

Southwest Native Americans -

Totem Poles

Traditional Stories, Legends, and Myth

Tribes -

Individual Tribes



Algonquian or Algonkin -


Anasazi, Aztec, Maya

Anasazi plus worksheet

Aztecs, Incas, and Mayas -,Aztecs,Incas.html
        Foods -
        South American
Hopewell Mound Builders sites

Cherokee Nation - history - culture - arts - games - cooking - stories - FAQ


Chickasaw -

Chinook -

Choctaw - Go to History - Check Culture

Chumash -


Comanche -
Creek (Muskogee) -

Crow Tribe - Apsáalooke -

Gabrielino (Tongva) of Los Angeles
Gabrielino Food -
      Tremor Tales-Turtle Story -
      Tongva -

Haida - Haida Spirits of the Sea from Virtual Museum of Canada

      Haida Myths and Legends lesson plan -  

Haudenosaunee (Iroquois)
Iroquois Confederacy stories -
Iroquois Facts for Kids -
     The Iroquois from Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Another Hopi  site from the Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Inuit -
    Objects -
Inuit Life in Nunavik -
Labrador Inuit -



(see Haudenosaunee)

Kwakiutl -

   Art -
  Canoes -

Lakota -   

The Lenape -


Micmacs - Mi'kmaq


Mohegan -

Munsee -

Narragansett -
Navajo Nation -

Nez Perce


Nootka -

Ojibwe, (Anishinabe, Chippewa
) -
Oneida Indian Nation -
Culture and History


Pennacook -
  Franklin NH work on the Penacook

Pequot -

    Pequot Museum - check out Native Lifeways and Society & Culture

Pomo -

Potawatomi -


Pueblo Indians -

Seminole -
             literature -

Seneca Nation of Indians -

Serrano -


Shoshone -

Sioux -




          Tlingit pictures - national Museum of the American Indian
       More -
       People of the First Light -

Wappo Indians of Napa -

Yuma - also Quechan

Yurok of California - lots of text -     


Other Information 
Suggested Books about Native Americans -

Flags of Native Peoples

Fifth Grade Suggested Native American Websites from North Canton, Ohio -
List of Native American tribes and what their names mean (scroll down the page)        

Online word search of tribal names

Indian Dwellings Mix and match online game

Fifth Grade stamp designs

**Webquest that compares the Plains, Anasazi, and Woodland Indians
Native American Webquest -
Native American Stamps Webquest - Task
Ancient Cultures Webquest -
Do You Know Your tribes? Webquest -

Kwakiutl webquest -
**Webquest that compares the Pacific Northwest, the Southwest, the Plains, and the Eastern Woodland Indians tribes from Sharon Regner at Loma Prieta
 Student -  
    Teacher -

**Webquest - Native Americans: Their Lives and the Land Around Them

Teaching Materials from the National Museum of the American Indian -

Debra Morningstar Lesson Plans -

Mohawk Iroquois Village with building plans -

Dos and Don'ts for Teaching about Native Americans -'t.html
More dos and don'ts -
FAQ kids have -
Suggestions for Teachers

More ideas for teachers to use in planning lessons
Additional suggestions for teachers -


Pictographs and Petroglyph designs -
Interpreting Rock Art -
Pictographs -

Teaching about Thanksgiving -
                             The true story of Thanksgiving
    with a
rebuttal from Caleb Johnson

Mr. Donn's Native American Lesson Plans

The Truth about Pocahantas

Various educational activities from the Hudson Museum at the University of Maine

Native American Lessons -

What Story Does the Buffalo Hide Tell?