Some websites of interest to the American Indian community:
American Indian Library Association Homepage is a portal designed to help focus research on subjects related to Native American cultures, histories and politics.
American Indian Biographies is a sub-set of Biographies hosted by Infoplease.com. A good general resource designed to help basic research on notable Native Americans.
Native Studies – California State University San Marcos is a website for the Native American Studies Program at CSU San Marcos.
The British Library contains many search engine possibilities for detailed research globally and outside of the U.S.
Index of Native American Bibliography Resources on the Internet is a very good and easy-to-use search engine for topics related to Native American Studies.
Index of Native American Resources on the Internet is an incredible search engine designed to offer portals to/through different resources on any subject related to Native American research.
Library of Congress contains a number of research items for any discipline.
National Geographic Maps allows researchers to view detailed maps and information about a specific region locally and globally. An excellent source for those seeking to expand their individual research.
Native American Resources is a web site with a directory of numerous links to Native American and related websites.
Native Tribes of the United States and Canada is a general website that offers information about the various tribes throughout North America. Supporting information can be found within this website.
Native Web has many resources for those interested in American Indian Studies.
Public Broadcasting System (PBS) contains general information globally that is updated in real-time. Information can be tailored to focus on a specific region/location locally and/or globally.
San Diego State University American Indian Studies Department is a valuable resource with information and links relating to a variety of Native American issues.
Other Links of importance:
Pala Tribal Resources – also good for other local tribal communities
Map to determine who’s responsible for your local fire protection http://www.fire.ca.gov/fire_prevention/fhsz_maps/fhsz_maps_sandiego.php
Wildfire season 2011 is here. Look over this checklist prepared by CalFire to see if you’re ready http://www.readyforwildfire.org/
In an emergency, one of Pala Rez RadioTM‘s resources for obtaining information is local amateur radio operators. Even if you don’t have a Ham license you can monitor their frequencies: Fallbrook repeater 146.175, Palomar repeater 146.730, RACES repeater 147.195, on any radio that receives the 2 meter band. There are “smart phone” apps that do this too.
The California Department of Forestry’s frequency is 151.190 and the CHP is 39.800.
NOAA weather band radio … 162.525 Mhz is the strongest of seven signals for Pala or www.noaa.gov
National Poison Control Center – 800 222 1222
California Department of Public Health Information Line: (916) 341-3947; Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. http://www.cdph.ca.gov/Pages/RadiationFAQS2011.aspx
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC): http://www.nrc.gov/
California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA): http://www.oes.ca.gov/
County of San Diego Office of Emergency Services: www.ReadySanDiego.org/
Pala Skate Park Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Pala-Skate-Park/131893240216737
Pala Raceway – motorcycle and ATV track http://www.palaraceway.com/
Information on the proposed Gregory Canyon landfill. www.savegregorycanyon.org
Road closures during severe weather events from the County Public Works Department http://www.sdcdpw.org/emergency only available during severe weather
Check the status of local road and transit projects: http://www.keepsandiegomoving.com/home.aspx
CA Route 76 S. Mission Rd to I-15 Draft Environmental Impact Report: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist11/Env_docs/SR-76easteir.pdf
Liberty Quarry proponents’ website: http://www.libertyquarryfacts.com/
Liberty Quarry opposition website: http://www.libertyquarry.com/
Go to http://www.co.san-diego.ca.us/dplu/gpupdate/ for more information on the proposed San Diego county General Plan (GP2020) changes and timetable for implementation.
FEMA natural disaster and emergency prep tips at http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/oes/ready/
Live fire-monitoring cameras including Red Mountain, Fallbrook http://hpwren.ucsd.edu/cameras/
Live webcam on top of Palomar Mountain http://palomarmountainwebcam.com/ and a guide to what you’re seeing on this webcam at http://tchester.org/temp/palomar/palomar%20webcam_label.jpg
U.S Geological Survey, recent earthquake activity map http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsus/Maps/special/California_Nevada.php
Fallbrook High School http://www.fallbrookhs.org/index.jsp
Valley Center High School http://vchs.vcpusd.net/
Great Oaks High School in Temecula http://gohs.tvusd.k12.ca.us/
Save time searching online with quick, organized listings of all major websites www.AllMyFaves.com
Consumer Advocate Clark Howard’s website – tons of useful links at http://clarkhoward.com/
Business and auto-related news links at Ed Wallace’s website, http://www.insideautomotive.com/
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