IAIA - Institute of American Indian Arts

Native American Websites


  • Contemporary Native Artists
    The MoCNA Vision Project highlights the work and biographies of sixty contemporary Native artists who have made central contributions to the contemporary Native art field.
  • Contemporary North American Indigenous Artists
    A blog of student conducted, e-mail based interviews with Contemporary Native Artists from a class taught by Wendy Red Star, Adjunct Professor, Department of Art, Portland State University.
  • Native Artist Files in the IAIA Archives
    A collection of biographical vertical files containing primary and secondary documents related to over 4,200 Native artists.
  • VIRCONA – A Catalog of Native American Artists (Includes Images)
    The Visual Resources Catalog Of Native American Artists database is a subset of the Native American entries in the electronic catalog to the collections of over 300,000 35mm slides in the  Bunting Visual Resources Library at the University of New Mexico.





  • Indigenous Governance Database
    Educational and informational resources about nation building, sovereignty, governance, leadership, and sustainable economic and community development in Indigenous country.


  • Early Recognized Treaties with American Indian Nations
    The texts of treaties, created between the years 1722 and 1805, between a number of American Indian Nations and the British, and of two United States efforts.
  • Indian Affairs: Laws & Treaties
    Seven volume compilation of U.S. treaties, laws and executive orders pertaining to Native American Indian tribes. The volumes cover U.S. Government treaties with Native Americans from 1778-1883 (Volume II) and U.S. laws and executive orders concerning Native Americans from 1871-1970 (Volumes I, III-VII).
  • National Indian Law Library
    NILL serves the public by developing and making accessible a unique and valuable collection of Indian law resources and assisting people with their Indian law-related information needs.