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

E-mail us at

Related Housing and Links to Indian Country:

Federal Reserve Bank – Community Development Web Site:
HUD Office of Native American Programs: 
National American Indian Housing Council Web Site:
AMERIND Web Site: 
Bureau of Indian Affairs:
WA Office of Indian Affairs:
Oregon Housing and Community Services Department:
Indian Health Service:  
ATNI Web Site:
Homebuyer Education:
VA Direct Loan Program:
HUD Homebuyer Web Site:
National Congress of American Indians Web Site:
USDA/Rural Development (administers rural housing development and loan guarantee programs):
WA State Housing Finance Commission (provides bond and tax credit financing for affordable income projects within the State of Washington):
Aboriginal Links – An Indigenous Peoples Web Directory:
United Indians of All Tribes, Daybreak Star, Seattle:
Department of Community, Trade and Economic Development:
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


Tribal leaders say land needs a century to heal – Klamath tribal land claim – AP article from January 2000
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
Fotosearch Stock Photography
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 (
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
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:

Refinancing and mortgage guide for people with disabilities:

Evaluation of the livability of an area:


US Department of Housing and Urban Development:
National Affordable Housing Mgmt. Association:
ABA Commission on Homelessness and Poverty:
AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust
Affordable College Online – Homeless Students Guide:
Affordable Housing Industry Information
Affordable Housing Resource Center
The Better Homes Fund
Builder Online:
The California Housing Law Project: 
CCD Housing Task Force
Community Associations Institute 
Co-op Housing Coalition
Council for Affordable & Rural Housing:
Enterprise Community Partners :
HMDA Standard Reports — RTK NET: http://db.RTK.NET/data/hmda/hmda_gen.html
Habitat for Humanity
Home Path – FannieMae Mortgages:
HOMELESS: Weblinks on Homelessness at CSF   http://csf.Colorado.EDU/homeless/
Homelessness Information from the IUGM
Housing America
Housing Assistance Council:
Housing Research Foundation
Joint Center for Housing Studies Home Page Page
Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Clearinghouse: A guide to affordable homeownership for lowincome earners:
National Affordable Housing Training Institute:
National Association for County and Community Development:
National Alliance to End Homelessness
National Association of Home Builders
National Association of Housing Cooperatives
National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials
National Association of Realtors
National Coalition for the Homeless
National Community Reinvestment Coalition
National Council of State Housing Agencies:
National Fair Housing
National Housing Conference
National Housing & Rehabilitation Association
National Housing Institute:
National Housing Trust:
National Leased Housing Association:
National Low Income Housing Coalition:
National Multi Housing Council
National Trust for Historic Preservation
National Resource Center on Homelessness and Mental Illness:
Office of Community Development (WA State):
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
Rural Opportunities, Inc. Web Site:
Spectrum Seminars, Inc.:
Tribal Healthy Homes Network:
USDA Rural Housing Service

Find your Congressional representative and their e-mail address:

The House Commerce Committee – health and environmental issues:

To find all current members of Congress by name or by state:


MAP-Multifamily Affordable Properties web site:
Seattle Office of HUD:
WA State Housing Finance Commission:
Neighborhood Networks Consortium:
City of Seattle Housing Links:
AHMA of Washington (Affordable Housing Management Association of Washington:



King County Office of Civil Rights:
National Fair Housing Advocate Online – Washington State Resource
National Fair Housing Advocate Web Site:
JMLS Fair Housing Legal Support Center:
HUD Fair Housing Enforcement Center:


Other Links:

For health issues:


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:

Oyate Research Consultants, contact: or go to

Skan’s Construction LLC, contact:

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 –   

Bank2, 100% owned by the Chickasaw Nation, contact:  Jim Shaw.
Go to:
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

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 is owned by Robert Satiacum, a Puyallup Tribal Member.


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 , or Narcisco Cunanan to get more information.

Tomco Construction, Inc.
Diana White, President

Tomco Construction, Inc.
PO BOX 6267
Spokane, WA  99217
Do Construction, Inc
Contact Pat Booth, cc: Darlene Olsen
We can be reached at: or
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 you for your consideration,

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

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.