Culture and History
- Facts on File: American Indian History Online
Offers thorough access to more than 15,000 years of Native American culture, history, and heritage.
- American Indian Heritage Foundation
This organization was established to provide relief services to Indian people nationwide and to build bridges of understanding and friendship between Indian and non-Indian people.
- Indian Reservations in the Continental United States
Includes a map of Native American reservations that can be downloaded and printed at a copy center with a numerical index indicating the location of the various tribes.
- Native American Organizations
An index of websites with information about Native American organizations.
- Native American Languages
Information about various native languages. Includes some vocabulary lists and some photos of common objects identified with native words.
- Census Data – American Community Survey – American Indians and Alaska Natives
Up-to-date information on Native Americans, derived from the 2009 American Community Survey for the American Indian and Alaska Native population.
- U.S. Department of the Interior – Bureau of Indian Affairs
The United States has a unique legal and political relationship with Indian tribes and Alaska Native entities as provided by the Constitution of the United States, treaties, court decisions and Federal statutes.
Missouri and Vicinity
- Kansas City Indian Center
The Kansas City Indian Center serves as the cultural focal point for Native Americans in and around the metropolitan Kansas City area.
- Missouri Indian Tribe
National Geographic depiction of the Missouri Indian Tribe.
- Missouri Indian Tribe--History
Link includes a history of the Missouri Indian tribe, including a timeline.
- Oklahoma Historical Society
The Oklahoma Historical Society research centers have a large amount of information regarding Native Americans in Missouri and surrounding states.
- Osage Indians
The Osage Indians were known as the most common Indian Tribe in the Mid-Missouri region.
Places to Visit
- Little Bighorn Battlefield
This area memorializes the U.S. Army's 7th Cavalry and the Sioux and Cheyenne in one of the Indians' last armed efforts to preserve their way of life.
- Trail of Tears National Historic Trail
The Trail of Tears National Historic Trail passes through the present-day states of Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Tennessee.