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The following links include information resources available at the national level or that have a national implication. Please contact us at [email protected] if there are other resources you think would be useful for policy makers, community leaders, students and others interested in research, policy and leadership development at the national level.

Career Development  |  Education  |  Energy  |  Family & Health  |  Population  |  Legislative Resources  | Native Email Listservs  |  Philanthropy

Career Development
» Career Planner

Info on future jobs, job search advice and an online career test.

Education
» AAAS Minority Science Writers Internship

10-week internship at the headquarters of AAAS’s Science Magazine in Washington, D.C. for minority students. Interns receive a weekly stipend of $450 and paid airfare. Housing is not provided. Journalism majors are preferred.

» Alaska Fisheries Science Center Internship Program

10-Week paid internship in Seattle, Newport, or Alaska. Internships do not pay for travel or housing.

» Students.gov Info Source

InfoSource provides useful tips and info for college students and their families. Published periodically, InfoSource is sponsored by the US Department of Education, Federal Student Aid office.

» U.S. Department of Education

No Child Left Behind Act Updates- A bi-weekly update on U.S. Department of Education activities relevant to the Intergovernmental and Corporate community and other Stakeholders.

» Where the Guys Are Not: The Growing Gender Imbalance in College Degrees Awarded

“Where the Guys Are Not: The Growing Gender Imbalance in College Degrees Awarded.” Postsecondary Education Opportunity. Number 104. February 2001.

Energy
» Alliance to Save Energy

Provides detailed list of automotive gas-saving measures.

» Environmental Protection Agency

Covers driving, driving alternatives and car maintenance tips for saving gas.

» Federal Trade Commission

Highway driving and car maintenance gas-saving measures.

» Saving Gas through Proper Care

Information on smart driving and fuel-efficient cars.

Family & Health
» Regional Differences in Indian Health, 1998-99

Regional Differences in Indian Health, 1998-99. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service, Office of Public Health, Division of Community and Environmental Health, Program Statistics Team.

» Trends in Pregnancy Rates for the United States, 1976-97

Ventura SJ, Mosher WD, Curtin SC, Abma JC, and Henshaw S. Trends in pregnancy rates for the United States, 1976-97: An update. National vital statistics reports; vol 49. no. 4. Hyattsville, Maryland: National Center for Health Statistics. 2001.

Population
» 1990 Census of Population: Characteristics of American Indians by Tribe and Language

Paisano, Edna L. “1990 Census of Population: Characteristics of American Indians by Tribe and Language” US Department of Commerce. Economics and Statistics, and Bureau of the Census.

» Deaths: Final Data for 1998

Murphy, SL. Deaths: Final Data for 1998. National vital statistics reports; vol 48 no. 11. Hyattsville, Maryland: National Center for Health Statistics. 2000.

Legislative Resources
» THOMAS Legislative Information on the Internet

THOMAS, named in honor of Thomas Jefferson, is brought to you by the U.S. Library of Congress to make Federal legislative action available to the public. Through THOMAS you can view current and past legislation, view the congressional record for the 108th Congress, and view Committee information.

» U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

The U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is a standing committee of the U.S. Senate. The Committee has jurisdiction to study the unique problems of American Indian, Native Hawaiian, Alaska Native Peoples and to propose legislation to alleviate these difficulties.

Native Email Listservs
» Bowman Performance Consulting

This company, Indian owned by Nicky Bowman (Mohican), has a website available in which an Indian listserve, Indian journal, Indian magazines, Indian newspapers, have been compiled.

» Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement?s Native NewsClips

Bringing you today?s stories on issues important to Native communities. NewsClips is a complimentary service of the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement. CNHA is a national association of Native Hawaiian organizations. Operating an active Public Policy Center, Grants Training Institute, Community Development Consulting Services, and the Hawaiian Way Fund, we unify our members around solutions that embrace the strength of Native culture and knowledge in meeting community challenges. CNHA coordinates the Annual Native Hawaiian Convention in Honolulu every year to bring practitioners, community and policy makers together around issues important to Hawaiians.

» Harvard University Native American Program Opportunities

Compiled by the Harvard University Native American Program and includes internship, scholarship, fellowship, grant, and career opportunities as well as announcements for conferences, workshops and symposia. To subscribe to this free service, please send an email to [email protected] In the body write: subscribe hunapopportunities ‘your email address’.

» Indigenous News Network

For news of interest to Native Americans, Hawaiian Natives & Alaskan Natives join the Indigenous News Network. The editor of Indigenous News Network, Andre Cramblit, serves as the Operations Director of the Northern California Indian Development Council. To subscribe send an email to: [email protected]

» Native Movement

Native Movement is launching a listserv that will provide brief emails about the happenings and updates from Native Movement.

» NativeShare

Moderated by Alyssa Macy, Political Director for the Center for Civic Participation (Minneapolis, MN).

Philanthropy
» Charities.org

Brief overview of tax-deductible charitable orgs.

» Council on Foundations
» Federal Funding
» First Nations Development Institute
» GrantStation
» Guidestar
» IRS Tax information for Charitable Contributions
» Native Americans in Philanthropy
» Philanthropy Northwest
» Tax-Deductible Contributions

Basic rules to avoiding charity scams.

» The Chronicle of Philanthropy
» The Foundation Center
» The Independent Sector