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Etymology of "Hooch" goes back to Alaska of 1867. There the Hoochinoo Indians made a liquor dubbed "hoochinoo" or "hoch" by American soldiers sent there when Alaska was sold to the U.S. by Russia.

AMERICAN INDIAN FILM GALLERY GALLERY has reached a milestone: its 400th film is now online. The AIFG website offers access to educational movies about native peoples residing from the Arctic Circle to the southern tip of Chile.


Native Village Fabuous resource for everyone.

Cradelboard Project by Buffy Sainte-Marie
Delivering a lot of the Project online including testing, student handouts, teacher lesson plans etc.

Native Geometry

LitSite Alaska is an online magazine and gathering place for readers and writers of all ages.

Click to Hear, See and Learn the Word of the Week - How do you say "hi" in Alutiiq? What is the origin of the word Kodiak?

Alaska Native Curriculum and Teacher Development Project involves educators across the state who develop and publish online Native curriculum and resources.

Omaha Indian Tribe Music includes The American Memory Collection of the Library of Congress just added songs of Omaha Indians from the 1890s to their website; 44 recordings made by Francis La Flesche and Alice Cunningham Fletcher between 1895 and 1897, as well as recordings made by staff of the American Folklife Center at the 1983 Omaha harvest celebration pow-wow and the 1985 Hethu'shka Society Concert held at the Library of Congress.These were recorded between 1895 and 1897. There are wax cylinder recordings from the 1890s that are still viable. Also included with this collection are interviews with members of the Omaha tribe that provide background information about the songs performed, fieldnotes and tape logs made by Center staff during the 1983 pow-wow, and photographs and related publicity materials from the various performances. Collection Finder

Omaha Indian Music - American Memory Library of Congress

Spirit of White Earth, a six-part story of the people of White Earth -- and the legacy of one remarkable woman, Winnie Jourdain, grandmother of the reservation. Designed both for the general public and for classroom use. It uses text, photos, the spoken word, music, video and interactive graphics to bring the sights and sounds of Ojibwe (Chippewa) culture into the home or classroom.

The Seminole Tribe of Florida has a children's educational packet and LOTS of great legends and songs.