Archives/Archives acadiennes http://www.umfk.maine.edu/archives/
American Folklife Center http://lcweb.loc.gov/folklife
consists of two continually updated bibliographic databases covering
Africana periodical literature and African Women's literature as well
as a comprehensive bibliography on women travelers and explorers to
Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS)
Art of Tibet http://www.tibetart.com/choose.cfm
site from the Himalayan Art Project of the Shelley and Donald Rubin
Foundation "seeks to preserve the sacred art of the Himalayas." The
Website features a searchable database of over 1,000 Tibetan Buddhist
thangkas (sacred paintings and mandalas) dating from the twelfth to the
nineteenth century, photographic exhibits of contemporary Tibet and its
monasteries as well as photos of
Tibetan culture prior to the invasion of the Communists, and extensive
descriptions, supplemented with works from the database, of Tibetan
history and culture.
Canadian Society for Traditional Music (CSTM) http://www.yorku.ca/cstm
Helen Creighton Society http://www.helencreighton.org/
Death of the Dream:
Farmhouses in the Heartland -- PBS http://www.pbs.org/ktca/farmhouses/
fine Website from PBS coincides with the broadcast ....over local
public television stations of the documentary film of the same name.
Examining the settlement and cultivation of the Midwest through the
focusing lens of the typical L-shaped farmhouse, the Website uses text,
photographs, video, and audio to tell the story of agricultural life in
the Midwest from the 1830s to the mid-20th century when agribusiness
effectively transformed both the physical and cultural landscape of the
Programs Used in Ethnography Useful Freeware CU-SeeMe. Free black
and white video conferencing software available from Cornell University.
Electronical Journal of Folklore. Articles about
shamanism, urban legends, ethnomusicology, pareomiology, popular
calendar data and folk belief. Published by: Institute of the Estonian
Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Cape Breton University http://culture.cbu.ca/folklore/index.html
Folklore & Mythology Texts http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/folktexts.html
database from A-Z.
Committee on Degrees in Folklore and Mythology http://fas-www.harvard.edu/~folkmyth
Institute of Asian
Studies - Department of Folklore http://xlweb.com/heritage/asian/folklore.htm
Department of Folklore was started in 1987 with a view to undertake
documentation and advanced research on the folk traditions of Asia.
International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM) http://www.iaspm.ca
International Council for Can. Stud. http://www.iccs-ciec.ca/
Music, Media and Place, The Research Centre for the Study of for http://www.mun.ca/mmap
Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage website http://www.heritage.nf.ca
Newfoundland and Labrador Historical Society http://www.infonet.st-johns.nf.ca/providers/nfldhist/Home.htm
Nineteenth Century Children's Literature http://c19.chadwyck.co.uk/html/noframes/moreinfo/children.htm
database, maintained by the publishing house of Chadwyck-Healey, Ltd.,
provides searchable records of the British Library's Children's
Literature collection, which contains 2,369 titles on 5,527 fiches.
A map of
the world's roots, folk, and pop music
Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM) http://webdb.iu.edu/sem/scripts/home.cfm
Smithsonian Institute's Folklife http://www.si.edu/folklife/
Urban Ethnography of Latino Street Gangs in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties http://www.csun.edu/~hcchs006/gang.html
whose purpose is to find solutions, to share an ever expanding body of
data and literature on Latino street gangs
UFO Folklore http://www.qtm.net/~geibdan/framemst.html
Aliens, Roswell, sightings, abductions, UFOlogy...
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