Wiki For Native American Information

Nobody sent me any information on this one; I was just poking around Wikipedia to see if it had an entry on Robert Conley. It does, but it’s very brief. There’s a much more extensive biography at NativeWiki, available at .

NativeWiki describes itself as “a free, open-to-the-public library of information about indigenous nations and peoples (past and present) of the world.” Though it’s much smaller than Wikipedia (something over 1100 pages) in some respects it’s much more detailed. Not only Robert Conley, but there’s an extensive section on Native American authors, from Abenaki authors to Pueblo authors. Sometimes the entries seem very similar to Wikipedia (Simon Ortiz) while sometimes there’s a NativeWiki entry where there’s no Wikipedia entry at all (Edgar Gabriel Silex).

In addition to the author information there are several sections for the wiki, including nations and peoples, documents and materials (looks more like an outline of topics that hasn’t been filled in yet), geographic regions, and a picture gallery. There are also pointers to other Native American resource sites NativeWeb and NativeTech.

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