Resources for Native American Culture and History

Resources for Native American Culture and History for Robbinsdale Area School Students

Native American History (general)
The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe
Aninishinaabe (Ojibwe) Culture and History

Native American History (General) 
The National Museum of the American Indian

Native American Culture and Language

The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe

The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, comprised of the Bois Forte, Fond du Lac, Grand Portage, Leech Lake, Mille Lacs, and White Earth reservations, is a federally recognized tribal government that, through unified leadership, promotes and protects the member Bands while providing quality services and technical assistance to the reservation governments and tribal people.

Aninishinaabe (Ojibwe) Culture and History


Links to

Culture, Art, History, 
Language & People
A Resource of Ojibwe Stories Culture and History, including the clan system and modern fisheries information.

Ojibwe History
This history's content and style are representative. The normal process at this point is to circulate an almost finished product among a peer group for comment and criticism. At the end of this History you will find links to those Nations referred to in the History of the Ojibwe.   Click here to read more.   

This Picture of Ojibwe Dancers comes from The Ojibwe Art and Dance website Click here to visit.

Dakota Culture and History
The Dakota Culture website: A free resource for Dakota Teachers.

This site has been created to provide a resource schools and educators. All of the educational resources on this site are available to be used for education purposes. We have a huge amount of tools and materials for people to use for learning the Dakota culture and language. Check out our lesson plans, online dictionary, and other resources that we have made available. We will be continuing to update this site and add new content so come back and check it out often.

History of the Mdewakanton Dakota

For generations, Dakota families fished from the rivers, gathered rice from area lakes, hunted game on the prairies and in the river valley woodlands, and established villages along the riverbanks and surrounding lakes. Our ancestors lived in harmony with the world around them, and Dakota culture flourished. 

˜Sioux Culture and History –

As a complement to our Sioux language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Sioux tribe and their society. Please note that Siouxs and other American Indians are living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Sioux history is interesting and important, but the Sioux Indians are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as well as traditional folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and issues and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday.
Official homepages of individual Lakota and Dakota Sioux nations in the United States, with information about tribal leadership, services, and events:
Rosebud Sioux Tribe (Sicangu Lakota)
Prairie Island Indian Communit

An Introduction to Dakota Culture and History

An Explaination of the Language Families of the Dakota: The terms Dakota, Nakota, and Lakota refer to dialects of the Siouxan language and also groups of people. Lakota, for example, Click here to read more.  Here you will find introductory information on Dakota Language Spirituality (which the dominate culture often calls mythology).