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View Resource New Zealand Historic Places Trust

The New Zealand Historic Places Trust site contains several sections that will be of great assistance to persons interested in the area of historic and cultural preservation, or for those interested in a different perspective on the practice and art of historical preservation. The research centerpiece of the site is the New Zealand Historic Places Register, which contains information on over 1,000...

http://www.heritage.org.nz/
View Resource The Canela Indians of Northeastern Central Brazil

Based largely on the pioneering research of Bill Crocker, this site on the Canela Indians of Central Brazil is hosted by the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Designed to educate a general audience about the life and activities of the Canela, the site contains numerous sections that allow visitors to explore a world that few persons will be able to visit. First-time visitors will...

http://anthropology.si.edu/canela/
View Resource The World Wide Web Virtual Library: Indigenous Studies CWIS George Manuel Library

The Center for World Indigenous Studies has established an Indigenous Studies World Wide Web Virtual Library site. It is a pointer site that contains links to over one hundred sites and pointer sites, arranged geographically: Africa, Asia and the Middle East, Central and South America, Europe, and the Pacific. There is also a list of General Resources, with pointers to background and context...

http://cwis.org/GML/WWWVirtualLibrary/
View Resource Indigenous Weather Knowledge

Produced by the Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology, this Web site exhibits seasonal weather calendars created by Indigenous people thousands of years ago. The site first discusses the Aboriginal people in Australia and their methods for dealing with past climate changes. Studying the calendars, users will notice that Indigenous people dealt with climate on a local scale and recognized a varying...

http://www.bom.gov.au/iwk/
View Resource NativeWeb

A number of websites are dedicated to providing information about various groups and organizations, and NativeWeb just happens to be one of the best known sites dedicated “to disseminating information from and about indigenous nations, peoples, and organizations around the world.” For the past ten years, the site has grown tremendously, and it functions as a very nice clearinghouse for materials...

http://www.nativeweb.org/
View Resource Tarahumara People: National Geographic Magazine

The Tarahumara people of northern Mexico are well known for their long-distance running ability, and they have survived a variety of challenges over the past five hundred years, including the influx of Spanish conquistadors into their region. Recently, National Geographic sent Cynthia Gorney and photographer Robb Kendrick to take an investigative look into this unique group of people. Visitors can...

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2008/11/tarahumara-people/...