Links to Other Sites
My son Ari is a graduate
student in developmental/molecular biology and a software engineer,
whose site is rich with excellent code, hiking and birding information,
beautiful nature photographs, and great links to other sites,
including Earthtrust. He
has developed a bulletin board, which you can also see on his
site at http://www.magiccookie.com.
My daughter Elana is a writer/producer and standup comic working
in TV and film, including "Emeril Live!" who has been
a coordinating producer for "Inside Scoop"--a series
of Food Channel half-hour programs that take the viewer each week
to a different and fascinating food-related place, such as NASA's
food in space, a zoo, behind the scenes at the Good Housekeeping
Institute, and many more.
You can find her wearable art at Elana
Here are some sites I have found worth visiting;
they all link to a variety of other interesting places.
-- Directory of crafts-related website and discussion
Path -- a handsome presentation of art and information
located in North Carolina, whose home page states: "The Great
Trading Path exists in two dimensions. First on a level of Indian
history and heritage, and secondly, as a living conduit of trade
in today's world. We are building a fine collection of Native
American drums, beadwork, crafts, jewelry, greeting cards, pottery,
music, handmade soap and baskets. We are also planning to input,
by hand, if necessary, original source historical documents on
Native American history, focusing on the southeast Woodland cultures."
is a virtual art program serving Alaska Native artists. The website
was established by Sealaska Heritage Institute, a regional Native
nonprofit founded in 1981 to perpetuate and enhance Tlingit, Haida
and Tsimshian cultures.
The goal of AlaskaNativeArtists.com is to give Native artists
a new venue to sell their art, to promote traditional and contemporary
Native art, to educate the public about Native art and culture
and to help support Sealaska Heritage Institute (a portion of
all proceeds is used to fund language and culture programs offered
by the institute, which operates AlaskaNativeArtists.com as a
: agriculture related news, books and web resources
Beauty Gallery -- a fine new place for high-quality
American Indian art--pottery, baskets, jewelry, paintings, and
Aboriginal Links -- An Indigenous Peoples Web Directory--An
excellent and comprehensive resource and information center hosted
by Lakehead University, in Ontario, Canada.
People's Path home page -- a warm and welcoming site
maintained by Nancy Thomas, with excellent links to artistic,
musical, poetry, and storytelling paths. It's an exceptionally
fine site for resources and information about American Indian
subjects and issues.
Sheep is Life
Sheep is Life honors the central role that sheep and weaving
play in Navajo spirituality, philosophy, and daily life, brings
together people who share these values, and emphasizes the role
of sheep and fiber arts in the evolution of diverse cultures.
Survival is a nonprofit organization founded in 1972 to defend
the human rights and cultural autonomy of indigenous peoples and
oppressed ethnic minorities. Through research and publications
we focus attention on violations of those rights and advocate
alternative policies that avoid genocide, ethnic conflict, and
the destruction of other peoples' ways of life. Cultural Survival
develops educational materials that promote tolerance and understanding
of other cultures, and respect for indigenous peoples--the world's
original stewards of the environment."
site about Ship Rock, Tse Bit'a'i' (Winged Rock) where
you can see many different images of Ship Rock, in New Mexico,
maintained by Michael Stoddard, author of the recently published
novel, "The Porthole to Time," set in the Navajo Nation.
-- exceptionally fine and very reasonably priced traditional and
innovative basketry and beadwork by Jo Lynn Parks, a member of
the Assateague tribe of the eastern shore of Virginia.
in Cambridge, Massachusetts. A superb gallery of ethnographic
art and artifacts from Africa, the Pacific, the Americas, Asia,
and the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the
Middle East. Appraisals, consultations, and an interesting discussion
of art online by Norman Hurst, who is a member of the International
Society of Appraisers, Appraisers Association of America, and
the Antique Tribal Art Dealers Association.
Kiva Publishing is a
resource for Native American books, notecards, holiday cards,
prints, and other gift items. Designs are commissioned directly
from Native American artists, and there is a good range of subject
Quality Indian and Western collectables from the high plains country
Native American Technology and Art, an educational site covering
topics of Native American technology and emphasizing the Eastern
Woodlands region. It is maintained by Tara Prindle, who provides
detailed background on the history and development of Native technologies,
showing both the change and continuity from precontact times to
the present. NativeTech is dedicated to disconnecting the term
'primitive' from peoples' perceptions of Native American technology
Contains over 300 pages of text, graphics, and information,
including a large linked index to Native resources and art sites
on the Internet, a comprehensive source list for Native art &
craft supplies, and an online threaded message board.
Far West Antiques--Baskets,
rugs, and other older Indian and Western collectibles.
Village of First Nations Internet Project
Indigenous poetry, among other literature and art pages, on the
Literature site, developed by Glenn Welker.
about a Navajo arts and math computer project.
Limited, about Inuit stone carving.
The Chukchi Sea Trading
Company--an excellent Alaskan Eskimo site, offering baleen,
ivory, bone and antler, and fur and skin products, a collection
of contemporary storytelling pages, and photos and stories of
life at Point Hope, Alaska.
of Native American Resources on the Internet
Schools Art/Photography Department
(American Indian Science and Engineering Society Multicultural
Educational Reform programs). AISES is currently holding an Internet
auction of fine Native American art and crafts to benefit its
scholarship program. Go there and BID!
Aboriginal Poetry Bibliography
American Art Resources on the Internet. This site is a rich
resource, with connections to Native American and Inuit art.
Perce (Nee-mee-poo) home page, and the Heritage
Quest site for the restoration and reclamation of the Spalding-Allen
collection of tribal artifacts to the Nez Perce Tribe.
ArtNatAm--Native American Artists
ENAN--The Educational Native
American Network, which also links to excellent sites.
The Native Book Centre
Cool Bird Poems,
an anthology of avian poetry, and also a "Book Room,"
including poetry and other literature links.
New Riders' Official World Wide
Net Collectibles--Antique &
Antiques & Collectibles
Guide, a comprehensive listing by specialties, including Native
American, of businesses, organizations, and events that specialize
in antiques and collectible items and related products and services.
World Wide Art Resources--Comprehensive
arts registry on the WWW.
Web-Scout's Boston Bean Counter,
a New England-based search tool.
Hotlist Helper--A directory
and links to Eastern Massachusetts, including antiques and collectibles.
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