9: An Annotated List of Reference Websites
Indians of North America: Libraries, Museums and Archives
Located in Phoenix, Arizona, the Museum focuses on Native American
art and culture with an emphasis on the American Southwest. Includes
a museum library and archives.
National Museum of the American
Administered by the Smithsonian Institution, this museum is
the first national museum dedicated to the preservation, study,
and exhibition of the life, languages, literature, history, and
arts of Native Americans. Established by an act of Congress in 1989,
the museum works in collaboration with the Native peoples of the
Western Hemisphere to protect and foster their cultures by reaffirming
traditions and beliefs, encouraging contemporary artistic expression,
and empowering the Indian voice.