Canku Ota - A Newsletter Celebrating Native America
July 1, 2000 - Issue 13

Favorite Sites
by Vicki Lockard from various sources

Project Dragonfly is a collaborative effort of Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), with funding from the National Science Foundation.
Dragonfly Webpages


For Native America, the bison is the elder brother and teacher. For the Great Plains, he may be the salvation.
Read Winona LaDuke's Message about the bison:
Buffalo Nation


Welcome to the Ruffled Feathers Too site. This is a comprehensive resource for First Nations People seeking Accountability from their Band Governments, The Treaty Process and the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs. Luqwuthut Lelum : Is a Hul'qumi'num Phrase, and a Teaching of the Khowutzun People. It means literally "Cleaning Up Our House".
Luqwuthut Lelum


We work to improve the quality of news and entertainment media both for children and about children's issues.
Children Now!

Introducing Four Important Sites from the Office of National Drug Control Policy(ONDCP)

FOR PARENTS/FAMILIES: ONDCP's flagship anti-drug Web site for parents/families, this online resource is featured on all national advertising for the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign. It provides high-impact drug education and prevention information, stressing that parent/caregiver presence in a child's life is the best deterrent to drug abuse. The site's content is built around 4 tenants: Truth, Honesty, Love and Communication. was also named one of USA Today's 'Sites of the Year- 1999.'
Anti Drug Site


FOR KIDS: Produced in partnership with Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) Offers drug education and prevention information vetted by the National Clearinghouse on Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI), message boards, games, and celebrity news. The 'Lowdown' section of this Web site provides an extensive database of information on particular drugs that our youth audience is able to comprehend. The goal of Freevibe is to provide positive peer reinforcement and highlight the benefits of a drug-free lifestyle.
Free Vibe


I-Count Advisors-The I-Count Advisors program gives young people the opportunity to voice their opinions online about significant teen/tween issues, such as drug and alcohol use and abuse. By joining the I-Count Advisors teens/tweens become part of a diverse group of responsible and intelligent young people who want to help and influence their peers to make informed and healthy decisions. This program allows them to improve their creativity and communication skills, while providing them with feelings of empowerment, responsibility,
respect, and a sense of a community.
I Count Advisors


Freevibe Teachers' Guide - - Created with educators and behavioral experts, this truly unique guide provides teachers with classroom activities and teaching tips to help prevent students from using drugs. The FreevibeTeachers' Guide is based on the popular Freevibe Web site that promotes drug-free lifestyles for adolescents.
Freevibe Teachers' Guide

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