2001 Global Studies Summer Institute

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  1. Culture
    1. Aboriginal Studies WWW Virtual Library
      This site is a clearinghouse of information related to aboriginal studies. This is a great starting point.
    2. Action for Aboriginal Rights
      This site provides extensive information about Australian indigenous and aboriginal rights. The link section of this site offers an excellent collection of resources related to indigenous rights issues worldwide.
    3. Center for World Indigenous Studies
      The Center for World Indigenous Studies offers workshops, courses, and programs focusing on issues related to indigenous populations. In addition, the publish the Fourth World Journal, which is the first on-line journal dedicated to the advancement of ideas and knowledge from the perspective of indigenous peoples.
    4. Cultural Survival
      This web site is dedicated to providing current information about human rights and indigenous populations. Cultural Survival includes a list of action alerts and information about various efforts to preserve cultural identity and awareness that are taking place around the world.
    5. Ethnologue: Languages of the World
      A comprehensive catalog of more than 6,700 languages spoken in 228 countries. The Ethnologue Name Index lists over 39,000 language names, dialect names, and alternate names. The Ethnologue Family Index organizes languages according to language families.
    6. Globalization and Culture (Global Policy Forum)
      The Global Policy Forum has developed a site that features a listing of articles and resources related to globalization and culture.
    7. Indigenous Studies WWW Virtual Library
      This site is a mega-portal for links to sites related to indigenous studies. It provides links to general web sites, as well as sites with a particular regional or ethnic focus. A great starting point.
    8. Survival International
      Survival International is a worldwide organization that supports indigenous and tribal people through public campaigns. This site offers an online bookstore, information about various indigenous groups around the world, and educational resources. Survival International has produced a unique teaching resource for educators, designed to teach global citizenship through the lives and experiences of three tribal children from Brazil, Congo, and Siberia. The curriculum resource, entitled We, The World, is for use with primary school pupils of differing abilities and has been specifically designed to support curriculum requirements for Literacy, Citizenship, and Environmental Studies. Copies are available for a small donation to cover postage costs.
    9. UN Convention Concerning Indigenous and Tribal Peoples in Independent Countries
      This site offers the official text of the UN Convention Concerning Indigenous and Tribal Peoples in Independent Countries.
    10. World Aboriginal Links
      This site features a regional menu listing that provides information about aboriginal and indigenous populations around the world.


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