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First People of America and Canada - Turtle Island.

Native American Beadwork by Painted Pony.
America Indian Jewelry by Barbara Shingingstar.
Powwow Drums by timothy-abdella.
Lakota Sioux dolls by Diane Tells His Name.
Native greeting cards by James King Studio.
Medallion and rosette necklaces by Joni Stinson.
Possible bags by Kate Goodhands.

Welcome to our site, dedicated to all First People of North America and Canada, better known as Turtle Island. This is a child friendly, educational site about Native Americans (American Indians) and members of the First Nations.

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In the early 1800s, our tribe was relocated to the High Desert of Central Oregon. There were two other tribes who were placed here with us. We are now the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation. The US government sent us here because the early settlers did not want this area. They made their homes in the rich lands that used to be ours. In 1865, we signed a treaty with the war department who now call themselves the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA).

One of the greatest things in life is change. We had no problem adapting to the High Desert because we knew all too well that our Creator lived here, too. Here in Warm Springs, we have an approximate 15-20 acre community garden where all of our people, including our children and elders, have been planting their own supplementary foods. The garden is a wonderful place to come together each year, watching the miracle of seeds turn into an abundance of healthy edibles.

It's almost late this year in planting some foods. Soon, it will be summer. The man who always cultivated this land for our tribe recently retired so the acres can no longer be prepared for our yearly harvests. It requires larger equipment to cultivate the many acres.

We are in dire need of a small tractor and cultivator to continue on with our yearly planting. Our tribal garden could use your help. It would be a to see this labor of love between our people, continue on for many years to come.

Our goal is to raise a maximum of $19,700 through a few fundraisers for our community garden. This will provide our people a new tractor and the much-needed 72" cultivator to be self-sufficient in caring for a large parcel of land. If we are unable to reach this main goal for the two larger pieces of equipment, all donations will go to the community garden for other needed tools and smaller equipment, much of which is very old and well used.

If you prefer to donate by phone, feel free to call me at 1-888-590-1150.

On behalf of myself and my people of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation, thank you for your consideration.

Charles Littleleaf
Enrolled Tribal Member of Warm Springs

Native American Legends

We have nearly 1400 American Indian Legends online and plan to add more.

Native words of wisdom and quotes

Read the words of wisdom from such people as Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce, Chief Luther Standing Bear and others.

Shopping Area

We have a collection of shops on the site where you can purchase Native American Jewelry including barrettes, necklaces, bracelets and anklets, genuine bear claw Jewelry, turquoise jewelry, possible bags and the odd hairpipe choker or two.

Other shops include Seed Bead Earrings and Medallion Rosette Necklaces by Joni Stinson. Native American Books by various authors, posters, and more.

We've made a new site called Red Path where you can purchase Native American Regalia such as War Bonnets, Bone Feather Earrings, Breastplate Chokers, Ceremonial Pipes and a whole lot more.

Treaties and Agreements

Looking for a treaty or an agreement? Well, we have over 400 so far with the Cherokee Treaty of 1868 being the most read by our visitors. We are sure you will find the one you are looking for.

Native Poems and Prayers

So far we have over 220 Native American Poems and Prayers - over 120 of them were submitted by our readers.

Free Native American Indian Clipart

Need some graphics or clipart for your website or brochure and are fed up of seeing the same old stuff on every site? Well, we have a growing collection of...

This section is continually expanding and we plan to add other categories as time permits.

American Indian Photographs

Currently we have over 4500 pictures of Native American Indians throughout the site. These are split into different categories.

Animal Photographs and Paintings

All creatures are sacred to the First People. Some, like the

appear in stories and legends. So we decided to include some photographs and paintings of these beautiful beings. Many of these pictures are "wallpaper" size, so you can use them for backgrounds on your PC.

Our favorite artists that paint Native Americans.

This section is dedicated to our favorite artists that paint either Native Americans (First People) or Native American related items. We have 86 works from the artist Frank Howell, 159 from JD Challenger, and 128 works from Howard Terpning.

Note: These artworks are copyrighted© to the related artists. These pictures are SOLELY for educational purposes.

Native American Artwork

We have 631 Native American Artwork images so far added to the site. Some are wallpaper size, so you can use them for backgrounds on your PC.

This site gets a lot of visitors from New Zealand and Australia, so we added two pages by the artist Charles Goldie, and some Maori Backgrounds for your PC.

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