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

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 Creations.

Here are some sites I have found worth visiting; they all link to a variety of other interesting places.

Craft Resources -- Directory of crafts-related website and discussion groups.

Great Trading 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 We are also planning to input, by hand, if necessary, original source historical documents on Native American history, focusing on the southeast Woodland cultures."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 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 as a nonprofit vendor)
Agriculture Resources : agriculture related news, books and web resources

Hidden Beauty Gallery -- a fine new place for high-quality American Indian art--pottery, baskets, jewelry, paintings, and more.

NAPE Aboriginal Links -- An Indigenous Peoples Web Directory--An excellent and comprehensive resource and information center hosted by Lakehead University, in Ontario, Canada.

The 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.

Cultural Survival--"Cultural 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."

RockyMesa--a fine 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.

DreamWeaver -- 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.

Hurst Gallery, 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 matter.

Western Collectables-- Quality Indian and Western collectables from the high plains country of Oregon.

NativeTech: 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 and art.

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 Indigenous Peoples Literature site, developed by Glenn Welker.

Ndaahoo'ah, "Relearning," about a Navajo arts and math computer project.

Arctic Co-operatives 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.

Index of Native American Resources on the Internet

Cache Public Schools Art/Photography Department

AISES (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

Native American Art Resources on the Internet. This site is a rich resource, with connections to Native American and Inuit art.

The Nez 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

Native Web

Cool Bird Poems, an anthology of avian poetry, and also a "Book Room," including poetry and other literature links.

New Riders' Official World Wide Web Pages.

Net Collectibles--Antique & Collectibles Mall

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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