Nothing like a story or a folk tale to make a point clear.
Sometimes it does take one person to join thousands. Lisa Mitten has created a site that has information and links about Native American people, culture, nations and anything else you want to know about indigenous people. http://www.nativeculture.com/lisamitten/indians.html
Star Spider Dancing has left the planet but left a bunch of goodies http://www.ewebtribe.com/NACulture