Echoes in the Electronic Wind:
    A Native American Cross-cultural Internet Guide
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                     Table of Contents

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       About This Guide
Unprecedented Self-empowerment Potential
               Cross-Cultural Emphasis
               Echoes in the Electronic Wind

Preparation for Getting Online
       How to Get Your Own Home Computer or Laptop
       How to Get Your Own Local Internet Access Account  
       Build on the Best Resources Available 
       The Special Mindset for Success!
       Computer Literacy Primer
       How Computers Can Help Build Community
       Key Issues for Youth Using the Internet

Four Fundamental Historical Firsts

       A Step-By-Step Guide to Self-Empowerment
       The Four Levels of Internet Self-Empowerment

Level One:
The Power of a Self-Directed Learner

       Quickstart Awareness Activities
       Gearing Up with Free Web Tools

       Master Web-Browsing
       Checklist Activity: Browsing and Cut and Paste Basics

Quick Web Tours
       Must-See Fun Web Tour
         Native American Best General Resource Sites
       Exceptional Native American Sites Web Tour
       Native American Educational Resources
       Native American K-12 Innovative Projects
       Native American Cultural Curriculum Projects/Resources
       Native American Mentoring Programs and Resources
       Native American K-12 Network Models
       Indigenous Youth Projects
       Native American Language Sites
       Native American Personal + Family Health Care Web Tour
       Personal and Family Health Care Web Tour
       Parenting and Child Safety Web Tour
       Kid's Web Tour
       Student Research Tools Web Tour
       Preschool and Primary Web Tour
       Adult Literacy Web Tour
       General Educational Web Tour

Internet Searching Basics - Checklist Activity
       Creating Your Own Web Tours
       Great Search Engines and Searching Tutorials
       The Internet Style of Learning Essay

Level Two:
The Power of Self-Publishing, Globally

       Web Authoring Quickstart Awareness Activities
       Creating a Web Page with Netscape Communicator Composer
       Creating a Resources Web Page with HTML
       Easiest Web Page Authoring Resources
       Advanced Web Page Authoring Resources
       Instructional Web Authoring
       HTML Web Authoring Tutorials
       Free Web Collaboration Tools
       Best Free Software
       Freebies Sites

Eight Levels of Web-Based Self-Expression
        Text Files
        Active Hyperlinks
        Image Files
        Audio Files
        Video Files
        Animation Files
        Virtual Reality Markup Language (VRML) Files
        CGI Data-handling programmed Files

Level Three:
The Power of Building Learning Communities
Through Internet Collaboration, Mentoring, and Teaching

        Quickstart Awareness Activities
        Distance Learning Key Issues
        Online Mentorship Key Issues
        Mentoring Models and Resources
        K-12 Project Web Tour
        Building Individual and Community Collaborative Capacity
        Resources for Designing Collaborative Projects

Building Cultural Learning Communities
       Culturally Appropriate Ecommerce
       Cultural Entrepreneurship and Crafts Marketing
         Native American Business Listings
       Native American Ecommerce Sites
       Native American Art Sites
       Organizations Supporting Native American Businesses
       Multi-cultural Resources and K-12 Projects
       Cultural Survival Resources
       Global Organizations Supporting Indigenous Connectivity
       Global Development Resource Organizations
       Alaskan Native Innovations Web Tour        

The Top Ten Internet Collaborative Tools
        1. Email
        2. Listservs - Mailing Lists
        3. Newsgroups
        4. BBS's - Bulletin Board Systems
        5. Web-conferencing
        6. Internet Relay Chat (IRC)
        7. MUDS/MOOS
        8. Iphone and Internet Radio
        9. Desktop Video Conferencing
       10. VRML Chat Systems

Online Courses and Learning Pathways

       Highly Recommended First Online Courses
       Courses on Creating Your Own Online Courses
       Culture Specific and Citizen-Created Courses
       Online Course Sources for Professional Development
       Distance Learning Clearinghouses and Virtual Universities

Level Four:
The Power of Citizenship and Enlightened Expectations
Public Problem-solving, Learning-to-Earn and Electronic Democracy
     Quickstart Awareness Activities
       Building Learning Communities Web Tour
       Ebusiness Start-up Training Resources Web Tour
       Community Network Planning Guides
       Community Network Models
       Electronic Democracy WebTour
       Federal Government Resources

       Government Sponsored Native American Agencies
       Four Key Reports on Native Telecommunications
       Native Technologies, Media, and Collaborative Networks
       Community Technology Access Centers
       Native American Research Sites
       Native American Higher Education Sites

       Community networking; Leveraging the Public Good
       Innovation Diffusion -Looking at the Process of Change
       Grantwriting Tips and Funding Sources

Train the Trainers Resources - Everyone a Teacher
      Use of This Guide for Trainers
       Hosting An Ideal Community Workshop
       Leading with Digital Art, Music and Photography to
       Promote Gender Equity and Broadest Interest
       Workshop Presentation Tools and Resources
       A Youth-Based Community Internet Awareness Workshop
       Digital Storytelling to Raise Awareness
       Internet Training Resources

K-100 Essential Resources
       School Technology Planning Guidelines
       Media and Visual Literacy
       Authorized Usage Policies
       Copyright Guidelines

K-100 Topical Web Tours
        Math Web Tour
        Science Web Tour
        English Web Tour
        Arts Web Tour
        Foreign Language Web Tour
        Social Studies Web Tour
        Internet History Web Tour

K-100 BEST Curriculum Resources
        School and Community Internet Collaborative Services
        Curriculum Integration Resources
        State and Multi-state Curriculum Standards
        Lesson Plans Archives
        Online K-100 Courses  
        Homeschooling Resources