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Article Teaser: As a Native American in the Western world, it is even more essential that we remain true to our roots and continue to show unwavering support for each other. We have a rich and diverse culture that needs to be celebrated in as many ways as possible. We are a strong group from the tribal nations, a group that has stuck together from the aboriginal people of the native lands.

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Finding Online Support For Native American And First Nations Cultures

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As a Native American in the Western world, it is even more essential that we remain true to our roots and continue to show unwavering support for each other. We have a rich and diverse culture that needs to be celebrated in as many ways as possible. We are a strong group from the tribal nations, a group that has stuck together from the aboriginal people of the native lands. Finding online support for our culture and the First Nations is no easy task; however, it is now possible with the explosion of resources on available on the Internet today.

From the moment that Christopher Columbus discovered America on his journey India in 1492, the white man has impacted us in countless ways. Native American culture has always been deeply rooted in the earth and the Great Spirit, shaping and forming the current culture and the lives of our future generations. While the Europeans made their way to settle on our soil, the relationship between the Native American populace and the white man led to wars, battles, and murder.

We were doomed to lose the battles, without the weapons and artillery that the Europeans had by their side. We fought hard with whatever resources we had in order to preserve our territory. The struggles were fierce, our tribes had limited resources, and the fight continues today - but in new ways. In order to preserve our customs, traditions, and culture, we must stand up for our rights and beliefs and maintain our religious and spiritual lands. Sadly, through this turmoil and upheaval, many of us have lost our voice and removed ourselves from the Great Spirit in more ways than one.

Our tribes can be found all across North and South America; some are clustered in larger groups while others are spread across nations. Native American culture is rich with history and deeply rooted in the world of the First Nations.

Unfortunately, European influences have forever changed our culture and our traditions, having led us into wars and battles that have compromised our tribes in many ways. Tribal customs and traditions have been ruined. Opposing tribes have even engaged in warfare that is far from the standards of our intrinsic Native American ways, and led us to remove ourselves from our true nature. How do we reconnect and recover our losses in the present day? What resources and solutions are available for us?

With the rise in technology and increased education opportunities available for us, a Native American can find many opportunities to network and preserve their roots with online forums, networks, blogs, and discussion groups. Finding other tribes and aboriginal people through the web is one way that we can look forward to preserving our traditions. The Native Myspace Native American Tribal Community MyRezSpace.com is more than just the standard online community. The goal is to gather information about native culture and preserve knowledge by blogging, sharing stories, and archiving entries from the tribal members and nations across the continents. Popular site features include a virtual pow wow session, the Chief's Corner, and the First Nation Band for music inspiration. Aboriginal news was developed to create a space for all aboriginal people to use, so that their voices could be heard.

Our dreams cannot be lost forever. We can band together to preserve our culture, our heritage, and our roots. If you listen closely to your fellow tribe members, it becomes easier to reconnect and find value in our rich history. Online websites that can help us reconnect and develop stronger bonds are essential to preserving our Native American roots. Our aboriginal people had settled on American soil long before the white man set foot on our land. European desires for conquest and ownership have left us with a history of wars, massacre, and violence; we cannot continue to live under the principles of greed and control. In order for us to preserve our history, we must educate ourselves and stay strong.

There are many reliable web sites available that can help us with this process. Native Americans NativeAmericans.com provides an abundance of facts and information on our history; including biographies, maps, and pow wow documentation. Pictures, photos, and artifacts from museums, along with biographies of chiefs and tribal leaders of the nations can help inspire us and motivate us to learn even more about our heritage.

Preservation for our tribal culture is essential now, and for our future generations. The Internet is rich with information and opportunities to network and connect with the people of the First Nations. It is up to us to take a stand and explore our options for the nations that remain today, and those that will be available to future generations tomorrow!


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Written by: Eagle Vale of MyRezSpace.com The name is a merging of the Myspace concept, with "The Rez," from a television show of the same name that reflects life on the reservation in Northern Canada.

This article about native american culture was created for the express purpose of bringing awareness to our "Native American Cultural Preservation Project" at http://www.MyRezSpace.com You may also use the MyRezSpace Interactive Community at: http://www.MyRezSpace.org

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