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Anthropological Linguistics, published quarterly by the Department of Anthropology and the American Indian Studies Research Institute, provides a forum for the full range of scholarly study of the languages and cultures of the peoples of the world.

Archaeological Field School in Montana & Wyoming

Archives of Traditional Music fosters the educational and cultural role of Indiana University through the preservation and dissemination of the world's music and oral traditions.

Department of Anthropology has over twenty faculty members spanning all four subfields, archaeology, biological anthropology, linguistics and sociocultural anthropology.

First Nations Educational and Cultural Center

Folklore Institute, widely-recognized as a leading center for the study of the world's traditional creative and expressive forms.

The Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology is an independent research unit within the Bloomington campus of Indiana University. The fundamental mission of the Laboratory is the conduct of high-quality, original archaeological research on the prehistory and history of Indiana and to train professional archaeologists as a part of this research.

The Lilly Library, Indiana University's rare book and manuscript library.

The Mathers Museum of World Cultures, Indiana University's museum of world cultures, where artifacts from near and far are collected, preserved, researched, and exhibited to increase our understanding of the unity and diversity of human cultures.


The University of Nebraska Press and the University of Oklahoma Press are two publishers who carry a broad range of books on Native American topics. In conjunction with the American Indian Studies Research Institute and its faculty, the University of Nebraska Press publishes two series of books relating to American Indian studies, Studies in Anthropology of North American Indians, Sources of American Indian Oral Literature, and Studies in the Native Languages of the Americas.

The Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian has links to a variety of useful sites.

The Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas is the major organization for professionals and other individuals interested in the study of the native languages of North and South America. It publishes a quarterly newspaper and directory of linguists currently studying native American languages. It also sponsor two annual meetings.

The American Anthropological Association is the country's preeminent anthropological association and should of interest to many who are interested in Native American studies. The association publishes a journal, newsletter, and holds annual meetings.

The American Indian Quarterly and American Indian Culture and Research Journal are two quarterly interdisciplinary journal that discusses a variety of American Indian topics.

The American Society for Ethnohistory web site. The Society brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines to develop histories of native groups using ethnographic, linguistic, archaeological, and other data sets.

Arikara Cultural Center

The Western History Association is an organization focuses primarily on the American West and publishes the Western Historical Quarterly.

The Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma is a museum and educational center that has a numerous resources related to the anthropology and history of Native Americans.

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West encompasses five world-class museums, including the Buffalo Bill Museum, Whitney Gallery of Western Art, Plains Indian Museum, Cody Firearms Museum, the Draper Museum of Natural History, and the McCracken Research Library. Materials may only be used at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center. The Library Exhibition Gallery, adjacent to the reference room, permits rotating exhibits that relate to McCracken Research Library collections.

The Newberry Library in Chicago is home to the D'Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian History, one of the nation's finest manuscript collections for American Indian studies.

Lakota na Dakota Wowapi Oti Kin, or The Lakota Information Home Page, is a joint project by Martin Broken Leg at Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD, and Raymond Bucko, S.J. at Creighton University, Omaha, NE. This page has an exceptional variety of resources of use to those who have an interest in the Lakota and Dakota people.