1492: An Ongoing Voyage
The Library of Congress has created an excellent cultural and historical online exhibit in 1492: An Ongoing Voyage. The site includes information about Columbus and informative profiles of the cultures in specific regions of the pre-Columbian Americas.
Aboriginal Links
Aboriginal Links is an enormous collection of Internet sites relating to indigenous peoples around the world. At this site, collected and maintained by Canadian native rights lawyer Bill Henderson are links regarding native peoples in Australia, Latin America, New Zealand, the United States, and Canada, as well as human rights links, and more. This site is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in current events, cultures, and histories of the world's native peoples.
The Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
The Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection at the University of Texas at Austin holds more than 230,000 maps, many of which have been scanned and made available at this site. This extensive online collection includes hundreds of high quality, copyright-free maps of nations and cities, as well as many historical maps. A special “Electronic Maps of Current Interest” section highlights maps of places in the news. This site also hosts a variety of links to other map-related sites.