Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes 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 Africa. 

American Folklife Center

Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS)

Art of Tibet
This extraordinary 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 textual descriptions, supplemented with works from the database, of Tibetan religious history and culture.

Canadian Society for Traditional Music (CSTM)

Helen Creighton Society

Death of the Dream: Farmhouses in the Heartland -- PBS
This 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 prairies. 

Computer Programs Used in Ethnography Useful Freeware CU-SeeMe.  Free black and white video conferencing software available from Cornell University.

An 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

Folklore & Mythology Texts
A database from A-Z.

Harvard University Committee on Degrees in Folklore and Mythology

Institute of Asian Studies - Department of Folklore
The 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)

International Council for Can. Stud.

Music, Media and Place, The Research Centre for the Study of

Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage website

Newfoundland and Labrador Historical Society

Nineteenth Century Children's Literature
This 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)

Smithsonian Institute's Folklife

Urban Ethnography of Latino Street Gangs in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties
Database whose purpose is to find solutions, to share an ever expanding body of data and literature on Latino street gangs

UFO Folklore
UFOs, Aliens, Roswell, sightings, abductions, UFOlogy...

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