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General Resources

International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity 
Anishinaabe Mino-Bimaadiziwin (The Way of a Good Life) 
by D'Arcy Ishpeming'enzaabid Rheault
Indigenous Peoples Council on Biocolonialism (IPCB) 
Results of the Protecting Knowledge: Traditional Resource Rights in the New Millennium Conference 
The Ivory Wiigiwaam: Aboriginals and the Academy by D'Arcy Ishpeming'enzaabid Rheault

Astronomy, Math and the Physical Sciences

1054 Supernova Petrograph  in Chaco Canyon
Aboriginal Star Knowledge , from Paula Giese
Lakota Astronomy, Medicine Wheels , Crab Nebula Pictograph and more.
Alaska Native Knowledge Network 
Ancient Observatories 
Ancient Observatories: Timeless Knowledge 
Archaeoastronomy  from Pomona College
Archaeoastronomy Web Sites  by David Dearborn, on About.com
Articles on Native American (and other) astronomy by Von Del Chamberlain, Hansen Planetarium
Calendar of the Aztecs 
Center for Archaeoastronomy 
Ethnoastronomy  by Claire (Ginger) Farrer, California State University-Chico
Indian Moons, Day and other Calendar Material 
Indigenous Knowledge Resources in Information Technology , includes the virtual bead loom
Inuit Astronomy 
Lords of the Earth 
Mayan Astronomy , including Math and the Calendar
Mayan Calendar 
Mayan Math 
Mayan Numbers 
Meteors and the Native Americans 
Models of Chaco Canyon sites 
Native American Geometry 
Reflections on Rock Art & Astronomy , Von Del Chamberlain, Hansen Planetarium
Skywatchers of the Americas 
Solar Astronomy in the Prehistoric Southwest 
Solstice Project 
Turtle and the Serpent , upper plains Medicine Wheels
Venus at Uxmal 

Life Sciences

Aboriginal Plant Use in South-Eastern Australia 
American Indian Ethnobotany Database 
Center for Indigenous Knowledge for Agriculture and Rural Development  (CIKARD)
Cobble Mulch: An Anasazi Water Conservation Gardening Technique 
Carleton S. White, David R. Dreesen & Samuel R. Loftin (PDF)
Ethnobotany of the Middle Columbia River Native Americans  [Missing 3/2014]
Ethnobotany of the Southwest  from Ft. Lewis College, Durango, CO
Indigenous Agricultural and Environmental Knowledge Systems , a CIESIN Thematic Guide
Ix Chel Farms and the Panti Medicinal Trail 
Maize Page 
Native American Herbs and Plants of the Southwest 
Native Americans and the Environment 
Native Seeds/SEARCH 
Native Tech 
Dedicated to disconnecting the term "primitive" from perceptions of Native American technology and art
Nitsitapiisinni - Stories and Spaces: Exploring Kainai Plants and Culture 
Ricing Time: Harvesting on the Lakes of White Earth 
Seeds of Strength for Hopis & Zunis 
Toqwa’tu’kl Kjijitaqnn / Integrative Science  University College of Cape Breton
Traditional Food, Health and Nutrition 
Use of Plants by Australian Aboriginals , Australian National Botanic Gardens

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