All BIA sites are unavailable until Department of Interior Secretary Gale Norton decides to return them to the Internet. Last checked on 10/12/03.
Bureau of Indian Affairs
This is the government agency responsible for administering various
laws and programs in regard to Native peoples. The BIA is infamous for
past mismanagement and abuse.
Committee on Resources - Witness Statement
9/15/99 - Hearing on H.R. 361 - The Indian Federal Recognition
Administrative Procedures Act of 1998. This statement was submitted on behalf of
several tribes by the Native American Rights Fund.
General Reference - Native American Law
An excellent list of Resources/Links in the NATIONAL INDIAN LAW LIBRARY maintained by Native American Rights Fund
Indian Affairs 108th Legislation
This page lists the bills currently before the 108th Congress,
both Senate and the House of Representatives. At this writing, 10/12/2003,
it had been updated on September 16th, 2003 .
Indian Health Services
This agency, responsible for providing Federal health services to
American Indians and Alaska Natives, has a beautifully designed page
with excellent and helpful links.
National Congress of American Indians
The National Congress of American Indians was founded in 1944 and is the oldest and largest tribal government organization in the United States. NCAI serves as a forum for consensus-based policy development among its membership of over 250 tribal governments from every region of the country.
Office of Native American Programs
HUD's Office of Native American Programs page has listings of ONAP Area offices,
and links to programs, a new Block Grant, a Newsletter,
application forms, etc.
Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, UN
The Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues is established as an advisory
body to the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). They met at United
Nations Headquarters from 12 to 23 May, 2003.
Search full Text of Bills - 108th Congress
Put "native american" in Search Box, check "Search for word variants
e.g. plurals," "All Bills," and "Both House and Senate Bills."
Our search produced 50 bills!
Tribal Entities List
This is a list of the 561 Native entities, within the lower 48 states, currently recognized and eligible for funding and services from the Departments of Interior and HHS by virtue of their status as Indian tribes. List Current as of May 9, 2001.
Alaska Native Entities are listed separately for the purpose of
Tribal Leaders Directory
Information contained within this list includes the name of the Chief, Chairperson,
Governor or President of the Tribe, their address, phone number and, where
available, telefax number. Also available in PDF format.
U.S. House of Representatives
This official site has links to all offices and committees;
also to legislation, past and pending, and
addresses to communicate your support or non-support.
This very nice site, with links to various offices, is the official site of the
United States Senate. You can contact your Senator from here.
The White House
This official White House page has some interesting links.
Send email to the President!