Links

Resources:

– help us build a resource directory and suggest a site:

E-mail us at Diehls@aol.com

Write or phone us:  NWIHA, P. O. Box 3785, Seattle, WA 98124-3785 TEL (206) 290-5498  FAX (206) 526-8662

 

Related Housing and Links to Indian Country:

Federal Reserve Bank – Community Development Web Site:  http://www.frbsf.org/community/native/index.html
HUD Office of Native American Programs: http://www.codetalk.fed.us/seaonap.html 
National American Indian Housing Council Web Site:  www.naihc.net
AMERIND Web Site: http://www.AMERINDrisk.org 
Bureau of Indian Affairs:  http://www.doi.gov/bureau-indian-affairs.html
Governer Locke’s (WA) Office of Indian Affairs:  www.goia.wa.gov
Oregon Housing and Community Services Department: http://www.hcs.state.or.us
Indian Health Service:  http://www.ihs.gov  
ATNI Web Site:  http://www.atni.org
Homebuyer Education:  http://www.homepath.com
VA Direct Loan Program:  http://www.homeloans.va.gov/native.htm
HUD Homebuyer Web Site: http://www.hudhcc.org/agencies/agencies.html
National Congress of American Indians Web Site:  http://www.ncai.org
USDA/Rural Development (administers rural housing development and loan guarantee programs):   http://www.rurdev.usda.gov
WA State Housing Finance Commission (provides bond and tax credit financing for affordable income projects within the State of Washington):   http://www.wshfc.org/
Aboriginal Links – An Indigenous Peoples Web Directory:  http://www.lakeheadu.ca/~napewww/links/index.html
United Indians of All Tribes, Daybreak Star, Seattle:  www.unitedindians.com
Department of Community, Trade and Economic Development:  www.cted.wa.gov
Specializing in home loans for Native Americans: 1st Tribal Lending

Native American Culture and Resource Links

Recommended Native American Reading: recommended-native-american-readings.aspx
Collection of Vancouver First Nations Audio:A Collection of Vancouver First Nations Audio Resources: Subject Index
To the Totem Forests: To the Totem Forests; Emily Carr and Contemporaries Interpret Coastal Villages
Monumental Cultures of the Northwest: The Monumental Cultures of the Northwest Coast Peoples
BC settlers encounters A history of the NW Coast with First Peoples
Feasting in the Northwest: Gifting and Feasting in the Northwest Coast Potlatch

 

Emily Carr

Emily Carr At Home and At Work
To the Totem Forests; Emily Carr and Contemporaries Interpret Coastal Villages

Tribal Gaming

1999 Summary Of United States Gaming Jurisdictions
Willamette Week article on casinos in Oregon
Oregon Indian Casinos
Gambling in Oregon – Governor Kitzhaber’s Response
Comparing Non-Problem and Problem Gamblers in Oregon
Oregon lags in gambling addiction treatment
Tribe’s Study Of Gambling Contributions Met With Skepticism
Gambling and Spirituality, A New Anthropological Perspective
National Indian Gaming Association
Oregon Gaming Compacts
Native American Gaming
NORC–Gambling Impact and Behavior Study

Links sites

Multnomah County Library Homework Center – Native American Sites
Index of Native American Resources on the Internet
Native American Home Pages
Native American History and Culture
Oregon Native American Tribes and Resources

Images

Tribal leaders say land needs a century to heal – Klamath tribal land claim – AP article from January 2000
Oregon Office of Energy: Native American Interests at Hanford
A Place Called Oregon – Native American Index – Historical documents related to settlers contacts with Native Americans
American Indian and Alaska Native Areas 1990 Census – 1990 Census information for Native American Lands
American Indians of the Pacific Northwest (American Memory, Library of Congress) – Library of Congress site
American Historical Images on File – general images and descriptions
Digital Librarian: Native American Resources – a links page
GDSC Maps Supporting BIA Office of Tribal Services
Judicially Established Indian Land Areas 1978 – map
Indian Land Areas for Northwest – a map
Statistics from the Bureau of Indian Affaiers
North American Indian Bibliography: Northwest Coast – extensive critical bibliography of educational resources
National Congress of American Indians
A Literary History of the American West – American Indian Fiction, 1968–1983
Gifting and Feasting in the Northwest Coast Potlatch
American Indians of the Pacific Northwest Collection database
Census Bureau Minority Links for Media, American Indian/Alaska Native – Census 2000 links
American Indian and Alaska Native Populations – Census data
Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians
Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
Wallowa County Nez Perce Interpretive Center
John Day Fossil Beds National Monument: Native Americans
A History of the Formation of Oregon Native Identity; 1800-Present
Week 6: Oregon (Craig Lesley Winterkill, etc.) – excerpts from Laura Arnold’s page (Laura.Arnold@Reed.edu)
Glossary of Indian Names
Home Page, Warm Springs Indian Reservation Extension Service, Oregon State University
OCB Tracker – Snapshot Report on American Indian Youth and Families
http://www.readersndex.com/imprint/000001g/000011o/0000007/chapter.html
Indian Lands and Tribal Service Delivery Sites – Portland Area Office
To Whom Does the Pacific Northwest belong? – Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest

 

Other Affordable Housing Links:

Resources for the Homeless:  http://www.usa-people-search.com/content-helping-the-homelessa-comprehensive-collection-of-resources.aspx

Refinancing and mortgage guide for people with disabilities:  http://www.refinancemortgagerates.org/mortgage-guide-for-people-with-disabilities/

LINKS TO OTHER AFFORDABLE HOUSING WEB SITES:

US Department of Housing and Urban Development:   www.hud.gov/
National Affordable Housing Mgmt. Association:  www.nahma.org
ABA Commission on Homelessness and Poverty:
http://www.abanet.org/homeless/home.html
AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust   http://www.aflcio-hit.com/
Affordable Housing Industry Information   http://www.housingfinance.com/
Affordable Housing Resource Center  http://www.novoco.com/resource.htm
The Better Homes Fund   http://www.thebetterhomesfund.org/
Builder Online:  http://www.builderonline.com/pages/builderonline/index.nsp?
The California Housing Law Project:  http://www.housingadvocates.org 
CCD Housing Task Force   http://www.c-c-d.org/tf-housing.htm
Community Associations Institute   http://www.caionline.org/ 
Co-op Housing Coalition    http://www.co-ophousingcoalition.org/
Council for Affordable & Rural Housing:  http://www.carh.org
Enterprise Community Partners :  http://www.enterprisecommunity.org/
FannieMae   http://www.fanniemae.com/
HMDA Standard Reports — RTK NET: http://db.RTK.NET/data/hmda/hmda_gen.html
Habitat for Humanity   http://www.habitat.org/
Home Path – FannieMae Mortgages: http://www.homepath.com/cgi-bin/WebObjects-4/HomePathWOF
HOMELESS: Weblinks on Homelessness at CSF   http://csf.Colorado.EDU/homeless/
Homelessness Information from the IUGM   http://www.iugm.org/homeless.html
Housing America   http://www.housingamerica.net/
Housing Assistance Council:  www.ruralhome.org
Housing Research Foundation   http://www.housingresearch.org/hrf/hrf_home.nsf
Joint Center for Housing Studies Home Page Page   http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/jcenter/
Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Clearinghouse:   http://www.ncat.org/liheap/
Mortgageloan.com A guide to affordable homeownership for lowincome earners: mortgageloan.com/affordable/
National Affordable Housing Training Institute:  www.nahti.org
National Association for County and Community Development:  www.nacced.org
National Alliance to End Homelessness   http://www.naeh.org/
National Association of Home Builders    http://www.nahb.com/
National Association of Housing Cooperatives   http://www.coophousing.org/
National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials   http://www.nahro.org/
National Association of Realtors     http://www.realtor.com/
National Coalition for the Homeless     http://www.nationalhomeless.org
National Community Reinvestment Coalition    http://www.ncrc.org/
National Council of State Housing Agencies:  www.ncsha.org
National Fair Housing    http://fairhousing.com/
National Housing Conference   http://www.nhc.org/
National Housing & Rehabilitation Association   http://www.housingonline.com/
National Housing Institute:  www.nhi.org
National Housing Trust:  www.nhtinc.org
National Leased Housing Association:  http://users.worldweb.net/~hudnlha/
National Low Income Housing Coalition:  www.nlihc.org
National Multi Housing Council    http://www.nmhc.org/
National Trust for Historic Preservation    http://www.nthp.org/
National Resource Center on Homelessness and Mental Illness:       http://www.prainc.com/nrc/
Office of Community Development (WA State):  www.ocd.wa.gov
Pacific Northwest Inspections Group: Pacific Northwest Inspections Group – Seattle Bellevue
Providing professional building inspections services for Residential and Commercial buyers and owners. Performing mold, lead,asbestos, septic, well, VOC air testing, EMF and other services in Greater Seattle area. Public Housing Authorities Directors Association   http://www.phada.org/
Rural Opportunities, Inc. Web Site:  www.ruralinc.org
Spectrum Seminars, Inc.:  www.spectrumseminars.com
Tribal Healthy Homes Network: thhnw.org
USDA Rural Housing Service   http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/rhs/index.html
Youthbuild   http://www.youthbuild.org/index.shtml

Find your Congressional representative and their e-mail address:  www.house.gov/writerep

The House Commerce Committee – health and environmental issues:  www.house.gov/commerce

To find all current members of Congress by name or by state:
www.opensecrets.org

LOCAL (PACIFIC NORTHWEST) LINKS:

MAP-Multifamily Affordable Properties web site:  www.aptfinder.org
Seattle Office of HUD:  www.hud.gov/local/sea/seahome.html
WA State Housing Finance Commission:  www.wshfc.org
Neighborhood Networks Consortium:  www.scn.org/ip/nnc/
City of Seattle Housing Links:  http://www.ci.seattle.wa.us/housing/HousingLinks.htm
AHMA of Washington (Affordable Housing Management Association of Washington:  www.ahma-wa.org

 

FAIR HOUSING WEB SITES:

King County Office of Civil Rights:   www.metrokc.gov/dias/ocre
National Fair Housing Advocate Online – Washington State Resource
Page:   http://www.fairhousing.com/resources/finder/washington.htm
National Fair Housing Advocate Web Site:  www.fairhousing.com
JMLS Fair Housing Legal Support Center:  http://law170.jmls.edu
HUD Fair Housing Enforcement Center: http://www.hud.gov/local/sea/seafhec.html

 

Other Links:

For health issues:  www.citizens.org

 

List of Native-Owned Contractors in the Pacific Northwest:

This listing is provided as a service to tribal housing organizations interested in doing business with Native-owned contractors.  NONE of the contractors listed have been pre-screened or qualified, and NONE of their references have been checked.  Users of this list are STRONGLY ADVISED to perform the necessary “due diligence” before entering into any relationship with any contractor.  This list is intended as a reference only, and is NOT an endorsement by NWIHA nor its members.

Brown Construction, contact:  JWBROWN2@aol.com

Oyate Research Consultants, contact:  proudsioux@ywave.com or go to http://ywave.com/~cneelk

Skan’s Construction LLC, contact:  SkansConst@aol.com

Crossroads Leadership Institute (CLI)  Catalyst for Positive Change
Dick La Fever, Co-Founder
815 W 19th Avenue
Anchorage, AK  99503
907.258.7002    FAX  258.7007  Cell 727.6187
e-mail:  Dick – lafever@alaska.com   

Bank2, 100% owned by the Chickasaw Nation, contact:  Jim Shaw.
Go to:  http://www.bank2.biz
or call Jim at (877) 409-2265 ext. 37.
FAX: (405) 947-3795.
Cell:  (405) 326-6666.  
Bank2 reports it has become the #1 lender in Oklahoma and the #2 lender nationwide over the past year.

Michael J Schatz, Schatz Mold Services Unlimited, Inc., DBA MICRO Consulting Indoor Environmental Assessment/ Mold Remediation Contractor

Email  schatz.mold@verizon.net
Website http://www.schatzmold.com
Toll free  866-497-9977

TRIBAL EAGLE INC, Melinda Arne, owner.
Telephone – (253) 474-3943
3604 East I street
Tacoma, Wa 98404
Contact Office Manager, Elizabeth Sneatlum at Mommy1980whisper@aol.com
www.PuyallupTribalNews.com is owned by Robert Satiacum, a Puyallup Tribal Member.

Contact:  editor@PuyallupTribalNews.com

Nooksack Construction Corporation is 100% Native-owned, and currently employs 80 employees, 90% of which are Nooksack Tribal members. NCC specialize in all phases of construction,structural steel buildings, remodeling, and prefabricated wood wall panels. With its state of the art training program for interested Native Americans.  You can contact either Mike Watson mwatson@nooksack-tribe.org , or Narcisco Cunanan narz@nooksack-tribe.org to get more information.

Tomco Construction, Inc.
Diana White, President

Tomco Construction, Inc.
PO BOX 6267
Spokane, WA  99217
509-534-4276
Do Construction, Inc
Contact Pat Booth, cc: Darlene Olsen
We can be reached at:  pat@doconstruction.com or darlene@doconstruction.com
3286 Balch Road, Bellingham, WA  98226
360-758-79271.  Site Work/Site Prep
2.  Infrastructure development for larger projects including road building, storm drainage, and wetland mitigation
3.  Sewer Mains, Water Mains, new and replacements
4.  Other small types of misc. projects.We have been in business for 12 years and if you need references, or a list of some of the projects we have completed, please feel free to call.

Aiken General Contracting

Ronald J. Aiken Owner
P.O. Box 425
Colbert  WA 99005

We are a Native American/Woman owned general contractor. Our website is www.rjsconst.com.Thank you for your consideration,

Shannon Sevigny
RJS Construction, Inc.
Cell 509-930-1666
Fax 509-829-9503

www.rjsconst.com

Please contact us if you have any questions or information.

Cascade Design Professionals, Inc.
2780 S.E. Harrison Street, Suite 104
Portland, Oregon 97222
v 503-652-9090   •    f 503-652-9091

A 100% Native American owned business located in the Portland area offering engineering, planning, construction, and project management services.  We are a certified ESB, DBE & MBE by the State of Oregon and a DBE/MBE by the State of Washington. Our staff of civil and structural engineers, planners, and technicians provides

  • Water/Wastewater Facilities Planning and Design
  • Structural Design/Seismic Analysis
  • Stormwater Management
  • Site Planning and Design
  • Street and Highway Design
  • Land Use Planning
  • Transportation Planning
  • Capital Improvements Programming
  • Construction Services

We serve Indian Nations and Tribes, municipalities, state and federal agencies, and private developers throughout the Northwest.