Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

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Haaku Museum
Opened in the spring of 2006, Haak’u Museum showcases the history, art, and life way of the Acoma People that has endured for a thousand years. The Haak’u Museum and Sky City Cultural Center also serves as an education and research institute which focuses on the preservation of Acoma history, the revitalization of lost art forms, and the retention of traditional language. Back to top

The Poeh Center
Located at Pojoaque Pueblo north of Santa Fe, the center emphasizes arts and cultures of all Pueblo People with focus on the Tewa-speaking Pueblos of Nambe, Pojoaque, San Ildefonso, San Juan, Santa Clara and Tesuque; and the Tiwa-speaking Pueblos of Picuris and Taos.
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A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center
is a cultural center at Zuni Pueblo dedicated to serving the community with programs and exhibits that help reflect on their past and are relevant to  current and future interests of the Zuni people. Back to top

Hopi Cultural Preservation Office
Information and images of contemporary Hopi Arts and Crafts. Back to top

The School for Advanced Research
in Santa Fe, New Mexico is a research center for the advanced study and communication of knowledge about human culture, evolution, history, and creative expression.  The focus of this facility is the American Southwest, anthropology, and indigenous arts and they present programs, publications and initiatives that impart the learning of social scientists, humanists, and artists to inform the thoughts and actions of scholars, artists, educators, and the interested public.   Fellowships for Native American artists and scholars are available through their Indian Arts Research Center.
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The Maxwell Museum of Anthropology on the campus of the University of New Mexico, has extensive holdings contain worldwide collections of material culture together with their accompanying documentary records, and houses two permanent exhibitions in their Main Gallery - People of the Southwest Exhibit and Ancestors Exhibit. Two other galleries accommodate changing, short-term exhibitions — the North Gallery and the Contemporary Southwest Gallery, presenting the contemporary voice of the people who share in the history and traditions of the Southwest.  They have many special programs which feature contemporary Pueblo artisans.  Back to top

The Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian
website has information about tribes throughout the Americas, interpretive exhibitions with accompanying on line activities, pod cast lectures and presentations, many on-site programs, and a wide array of resources available through this site. Back to top

Seminole’s Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum
In the Seminole language, Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki means ‘a place to learn.’ You are invited you to come to the Big Cypress Reservation and learn about Seminole history and culture. The museum exhibits and rare artifacts show how Seminole ancestors lived in the Florida swamps and Everglades Back to top
From the University of Michigan-based Internet Public Library, an online exhibition of Southwestern pottery, ranging from 100 A.D. to the present and arranged by Pueblo. Also with a history of Pueblo Indian culture, a glossary, and a bibliography. Back to top

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Crow Canyon Archaeology Center
A good basic introduction to understanding Southwest archaeology and ancient Pueblo culture in this region, from the Crow Canyon Archaeology Center in southwestern Colorado, which is dedicated to understanding, teaching, and preserving the rich history of the ancestral Pueblo Indians. Back to top

Petroglyph National Monument
located nearby on Albuquerque’s west mesa, contains a series of trails which map over 3,000 petroglyphs made by early Puebloan residents of this region. Back to top

Chaco Canyon National Park
is interpreted as a major center of Puebloan culture between AD 850 and 1250. The Chacoan sites are part of the homeland of Pueblo Indian peoples of New Mexico, the Hopi Indians of Arizona, and the Navajo Indians of the Southwest Back to top

Bandelier National Monument
Provided by the National Park Service, this Web site gives extensive information, including detailed visitor information, about Bandelier National Monument. Illustrated and linked to related information, the site is educational and useful. Back to top

Native Seeds Search
is a southwest based organization which was established to created a seed bank for indigenous plants, specifically the seeds of crops and wild plants traditionally used as food, fiber and dyes by ancient and more recent cultures inhabiting the arid southwestern U.S. and northwestern Mexico.  A great resource to learn about ethnobotany of this region.
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Native Peoples Magazine
This magazine  focuses on the arts, culture and lifeways of the Native peoples of the Americas, and also reports on topics related to business, health, education, politics, sports, travel in “Indian Country”, the environment, food, language, history and other subjects associated with Native American life past and present.  Many articles are available on line from back issues. 
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“NativeWeb is an international, nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to using telecommunications including computer technology and the Internet to disseminate information from and about indigenous nations, peoples, and organizations around the world; to foster communication between native and non-native peoples; to conduct research involving indigenous peoples' usage of technology and the Internet; and to provide resources, mentoring, and services to facilitate indigenous peoples' use of this technology”  .  Extremely valuable resources and hundreds of other resources identified here.  Back to top
Native American Ethnobotany database from the University of Michigan Back to top

Popé Myspace Page

The historic leader of the 1680 Pueblo Revolt, Popé, has a MySpace page.   Learn more about Pueblo history, read about the dedication of Popé’s sculpture in Statuary Hall in the US Capitol building, watch the trailer of a new documentary about his life and legacy Back to top
Keeping people up to speed about what's happening in Native America. Back to top