Aboriginal Canada Portal - The bilingual site (English/French) was launched in March 2001 as a single gateway connecting 7,500 links for and about aboriginal peoples in Canada. This site also offers services on a variety of topics including economic development, claims and treaties, employment, health, housing, environment, language and culture, social justice, and policy.
Afghanistan: The Harrison Forman Collection - 186 images from a larger collection documenting the traditional life and culture of Afghanistan from the 1920s to 1969, housed at the American Geographical Society in Milwaukee.
Ancient Mesoamerican Civilizations - This site explores the sights and sounds of Mesoamerican and its rich archaeology and history. Among the topics examined in this study of Aztec, Maya, Mixtec, and Zapotec cultures are history, archaeology, political organizations, mathematics, writing systems, religion, and legends. An excellent resource for various academic disciplines and a real treat for the general audience.
Arctic Circle - A site devoted to reporting the current state of cultural, economic, political, and environmental change in the lands surrounding the Arctic Ocean.
Becoming American: The Chinese Experience - Designed as a companion to the PBS television program, this page offers detailed eyewitness accounts of the lives and history of this large segment of the American population.
Drawings of the Western Frontier: The James E. Taylor Album - This page presents 749 of the images and album pages from a document created by American illustrator James Taylor ( 1839-1901 ) held at the National Anthropological Archives at the Smithsonian Institution. Readers will find the introductory essay on the place of illustrators in the journalism of the time valuable background.
Mountain Voices - Ranging from Lesotho to Nepal, this page offers interviews with over 300 people who live in ten of the highland and mountain regions around the world, focusing on questions of cultural change and the impact of development.
SARAI (South Asia Resource Access on the Internet) - Part of the WWW Virtual Library of Asian Studies, this huge colorful and unique site covers libraries, reference tools and bibliographic resources on South Asia, electronic journals and newspapers from the region, a directory of South Asian scholars, web resources by country (including city and province home pages), organizations and topic-specific sites. A search engine is provided.
The Cave of Lascaux - A virtual representation of the famed Palaeolithic arts, Le Lascaux, closed to the public view since 1963 for preservation. A plan of all galleries is provided with all major artworks illustrated.
The Chinese in California, 1850-1925 - This beautifully built page illustrates nineteenth and early twentieth century Chinese immigration to California via some 8,000 images of photographs, letters, original art, cartoons, legal documents, business records and diaries. As the oldest and largest community of its kind in the United States, San Francisco's Chinatown receives special treatment. Based on materials from the libraries of the University of California- Berkeley and the California Historical Society.