Native American Art Work

American Indian Studies

American Studies

Division: Social and Behavioral Sciences
MD 139-147
Palomar College
San Marcos, California


Some websites of interest to the American Indian community:

- Native Web has many resources for those interested in American Indian Studies.

- Native American Resources is a web site with a directory of numerous American Indian web pages on the internet.

- San Diego State University American Indian Studies Department is a valuable resource with information and links relating to a variety of Native American issues.

-Click here for Certificate Disclosure Information

Library of Congress contains a number of research items for any discipline.

The British Library contains many search engine possibilities for detailed research globally and outside of the U.S.

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.

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.

Index of Native Americans 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.

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.

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  A good general resource designed to help basic research on notable Native Americans.

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.

Other Links of importance:

Palomar College – homepage

 Pala Tribal Resources – also good for other local tribal communities

Map to determine who’s responsible for your local fire protection

Wildfire season 2011 is here.  Look over this checklist prepared by CalFire to see if you’re ready

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

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.

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC):

California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA):

County of San Diego Office of Emergency Services:

Pala Skate Park Facebook page

Pala Raceway – motorcycle and ATV track

Information on the proposed Gregory Canyon landfill.

Road closures during severe weather events from the County Public Works Department only available during severe weather

Check the status of local road and transit projects:

CA Route 76 S. Mission Rd to I-15 Draft Environmental Impact Report:

Liberty Quarry proponents’ website:

Liberty Quarry opposition website:

Go to 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

Live fire-monitoring cameras including Red Mountain, Fallbrook

Live webcam on top of Palomar Mountain and a guide to what you’re seeing on this webcam at

U.S Geological Survey, recent earthquake activity map

Fallbrook High School

Valley Center High School

Great Oaks High School in Temecula

Save time searching online with quick, organized listings of all major websites

Consumer Advocate Clark Howard’s website – tons of useful links at

Business and auto-related news links at Ed Wallace’s website,

*If a links is discovered to be “broken” or no longer functioning please contact Alan Lechusza Aquallo at:


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