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Resource: Center for American Indian Policy and Applied Research (CAIPAR) 
Address: Salish Kootenai College
P.O. Box 70
Pablo, MT 59855
406-275-4800
Comments: From the website: "CAIPAR reviews, evaluates, and initiates research, policy, and practices that impact American Indian individuals, families, and communities." Publishes audio recordings and DVDs (moving image) documenting American Indian Culture, print publications, and educational materials. See the website for email addresses.
Keywords: education cultural policy educational policy publication publishers books moving image films audio recordings sound recordings dvds cds american indians native americans salish zuni navajo dineh montana new mexico arizona songs storytelling calendar customs biographies history cultural studies ethnographic documentation
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Resource: Alliance for California Traditional Arts 
Comments: "Promotes and supports ways for cultural traditions to thrive now and into the future by providing advocacy, resources, and connections for folk and traditional artists." Produces events, provides grants and apprenticeships, and sponsors research.
Keywords: california public sector organizations grants awards apprenticeships folk arts folk music public programs
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Resource: American Dialect Society 
Address: Urbana, IL
Serial Publication(s): American Speech
http://www.dukeupress.edu/americanspeech/ 
Publication of the American Dialect Society
http://www.dukeupress.edu/Catalog/ViewProduct.php?productid=45601 
Newsletter of the American Dialect Society
http://www.americandialect.org/index.php/amerdial/categories/C183/ 
Comments: Society and research organization for dialect studies. See the website for contact information. Publishes journals and books. Sponsors the publication of the Dictionary of American Regional English.
Keywords: illinois society societies linguistics sociolinguistics dialect dialects dialectology publications united states national research groups publisher publishers books journals serials
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Resource: American Folklife Center
Address: Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20540-4610
folklife@loc.gov
202-707-5510
Serial Publication(s): Folklife Center News
http://www.loc.gov/folklife/news/index.html
Comments: Federal organization. Library of Congress. US National repository for international ethnographic collections. Programs in performance and education, k-12 and adult. The site includes information about collections available in the Folklife Reading Room and catalogs available online. Selected collections are available online. The searchable online Folklife Sourcebook database provides information about and links to folklife organizations, education, serials, and internet resources around the world. The Folklife Resources for Educators database provides links to downloadable classroom materials for grades k-12. Lectures, concerts, and symposia events available online as webcasts (as available).
Keywords: federal archive archives folk dance folklore folklife folksong dance music fieldwork education public programs public sector organizations publications archival records photographs sound recordings cds audio recordings films moving image videos manuscripts photographs ephemera washington district of columbia sociolinguistics ethnology ethnography united states national international collections collection archive of folk culture homegrown concerts botkin washington dc concerts lectures symposia alan lomax benjamin botkin k-12 library of congress libraries publisher publishers serials newsletters research groups occupational folklore laborlore labor directories
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Resource: American Gamelan Institute 
Address: Box 1052
Lebanon, NH 03766
agi@gamelan.org
603-643-9037
Serial Publication(s): Balungan
http://www.gamelan.org/balungan/ 
Comments: Non-profit organization for research and documentation of all aspects of Indonesian traditional arts performance. Book and sound recording publisher. Catalog includes electronic books as well as print. Publishes CDs of gamelan music.
Keywords: new hampshire publisher publishers publications gamelan indonesia bali java journals serials ethnomusicology directories audio recordings sound recordings CDs books research groups
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Resource: American Quilt Study Group 
Address: 35th and Holdrege
East Campus Loop
P.O. Box 4737
Lincoln, NE 68504-0737
402 472-5361
Comments: Non-profit society for United States quilt research.
Keywords: nebraska society societies quilts quilting textiles folk arts crafts united states national research groups
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Resource: American Sephardi Federation 
Address: 15 West 16th St., New York, NY 10011
212-294-8350
Comments: Society and research group promotes and preserves the spiritual, historical, cultural and social traditions of all Sephardic communities as an integral part of Jewish heritage. Includes a library and archive. Holds regular exhibitions. Has a scholarship program. Publishes books.
Keywords: libraries library archive archives archival collections photographs manuscripts books films sephardic jews jewish judaica spain spanish north africa african iraq iraqi iran iranian syria syrian turkey turkish yemen yemeni ethiopia ethiopian bukharian bukharanian publisher publications
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Resource: Anthropological Survey of India
Serial Publication(s): The Journal of the Anthropological Survey of India
Comments: Website for a comprehensive anthropological study of India managed by the Indian Ministry of Culture. The survey publishes a journal, with the latest volume available online. Published books and reports are also planned. The project plan includes the creation of an anthropological school, the International School of Anthropology at Mysore. A list of ethnographic films that have been produced in connection with this study is available on the website.
Keywords: india ethnography ethnography anthropology archaeology research groups film video documentaries publisher publications education journals books cultural tourism ritual syncretism
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Resource: Appalshop 
Address: 91 Madison
Whitesburg, KY 41858
606-633-0108
Comments: Non-profit multidisciplinary arts and education center focusing on Appalachia. Serves K-12 to adult. Research projects include ethnographic documentation and oral history projects that lead to publications. Provides internships for youths and young adults.
Keywords: kentucky folklore folklife regional appalachian media institute appalachia folk music folksong education publications publisher publishers films recordings public programs books dvds cds research groups
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Resource: Association for Chinese Music Research 
Address: Department of Music
University of Hawaii at Manoa
fredlau@hawaii.edu
Serial Publication(s): Association for Chinese Music Research Newsletter and Reports
http://www.acmr.info/content/acmr-newsletter 
Comments: Chinese musical research society. Newsletter (1987-1994, 2008 - ) and Reports (1995 - ) available online in PDF. PDF documents require the free Adobe Reader. Also publishes a bibliography online.
Keywords: hawaii hawai'i society societies chinese music china asia asian publisher publishers publications international research groups monographs reports newsletters serials resource
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Resource: Association for Cultural Equity 
Address: 450 West 41st Street Suite 602-606
New York, NY 10036
staff@culturalequity.org
212-268-4623
Comments: Non-profit organization in support of cultural equity: the right of every culture to express and develop its distinctive heritage. Founded by and based upon the ethnographic work of Alan Lomax. Conducts ethnographic research; sponsors programs for preservation and advocacy; repatriates documentation of cultures by Alan Lomax; produces exhibits; and publishes audio recordings, DVDs, and books. The website includes information on archives with holdings of documentation by Alan Lomax.
Keywords: public programs publishers publications audio recordings books DVDs CDs exhibits cultural documentation ethnography cultural programs alan lomax
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Resource: The Association for Living Historical Farms and Agricultural Museums (ALHFAM) 
Address: 8774 Route 45 NW
North Bloomfield, Ohio 44450
Serial Publication(s): The Bulletin: The Association for Living Historical Farms and Agricultural Museums
http://www.alhfam.org/index.php?cat_id=96&nav_tree=96 
Comments: Networking, advocacy, and research organization for living history and agricultural museums. Publishes a journal and a book on the history of open-air museums.
Keywords: ohio living museum museums society societies agriculture farms publications united states national research groups publisher publishers publications journals serials
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Resource: Augusta Heritage Center 
Address: 100 Campus Drive
Elkins, WV 26241
304-637-1209
Comments: Documentation, public education, and educational outreach related to the cultural heritage of West Virginia. Offers a summer program for college students. Offers the West Virginia Folk Art Apprenticeship Program. Publishes books and DVDs. Produces CDs of field recordings from the center's projects.
Keywords: west virginia education public sector organizations public programs folklore folklife arts folk crafts folk music folksong song publisher publishers publications books dvds video moving image film regional research groups ethnography ethnology appalachia applachian apprenticeships sound recordings audio recordings cds
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Resource: Autry National Center of the American West 
Address: 4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027
323-667-2000
Serial Publication(s): Convergence
http://theautry.org/research/publications 
Southwest Museum Newsletter
Comments: Public museum. Research center. Includes the Museum of the American West, the Braun Research Library, the Southwest Museum of the American Indian, and the Institute for the Study of the American West. Awards visiting scholar fellowships. Provides adult education. The Braun Research Library includes some of the earliest wax cylinder recordings of American Indian and Mexican songs (the Charles Fletcher Lummis recordings). See the website for contact information for each of the organizations that form the Autry National Center. Publishes books, a journal, and a newsletter.
Keywords: california native americans american indians indigenous peoples western region hispanic latino public sector organizations public programs museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions folk arts crafts artifacts folklore folklife ethnography ethnology anthropology regional library archive archives archival collections sound audio recordings photographs manuscripts education research great plains mexico mexican latino native alaskan education workshop workshops folk music folksong cowboys cowboy fellowship fellowships grants ethnomusicology records maps ephemera films videos moving image photographs charles f. lummis wax cylinder collection collections walter mcclintock blackfeet cheyenne arapaho mexican american latino hispanic harrington josephine cook george wharton james guatemala folklore folklife folk medicine herbs adobe houses basketmaking gabrielino archeology publisher publishers publications books journals serials research groups westward migration pioneers westward expansion occupational folklore laborlore labor
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Resource: Bishop Museum 
Address: 1525 Bernice Street
Honolulu, Hawai'i 96817
808-847-3511
Comments: Museum, state program. Conducts research and provides public programs. Publishes books related to the collections. The Museum includes the Biship Museum Archives, Hawaii Maritime Center, and the Amy B.H. Grenwell Ethnobotanical Gardens, and the Bishop Museum Press. Collections in the archives include the Roberts collection, Kuluwaimaka collection, Mader collection, Handy collection, Aitken and Stokes collection, Muranushi collection.
Keywords: hawaii hawai'i hawaiian hawai'ian folklore folklife museum museums archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs audio recordings sound recordings folk arts artifacts material culture crafts quilts quilting costume moving image films videos anthropology ethnography ethnology folklore folklife archaeology folk music folksong chants chanting musical instruments architecture dance hula religion beliefs french polynesia storytelling narratives oral history public sector organizations public programs native polynesian polynesians pacific islands pacific islanders ethnobotany herbs botanical gardens maritime polynesian navigation outrigger canoes canoe wa'a boat boats surfing surf boards recreation labor occupational folklore laborlore fishing tools gourds baskets plaiting tools musical instruments weapons wood carving food foodways cuisine publisher publishers publications books exhibits exhibitions research groups
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Resource: Blue Ridge Institute and Museum 
Address: PO Box 1000
Ferrum College
20 Museum Drive
Ferrum, VA 24088
bri@ferrum.edu
540-365-4416
Comments: Research institute and Museum. Includes the Blue Ridge Heritage Archive. "Established by Ferrum College in the early 1970s to document, interpret, and present the folk heritage of the Blue Ridge region." Collections include the Elmer Smith Collection of Shenandoah Valley Dialect and Beliefs, Fred Williams Collection of Old-Time and Bluegrass Music, Earl Palmer Photograph Collection of Appalachian Traditions, and the Galax Old-Time Fiddlers Convention Collection
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts folklore virginia photography photographs audio recordings sound recordings videos moving image rare books language sociolinguistics dialect dialects beliefs tales narrative storytelling appalachia appalachian virginia blues gospel folksong folk music german bluegrass ethnography ethnology living museum museums research groups
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Resource: Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University 
Address: PO Box 1938
Niagara University, NY 14109-1938
716-286-8200
Comments: Public art museum with a folk arts program. Conducts research in local communities. Provides educational outreach, including downloadable teacher's guides in PDF on various subjects. Contact: an email form is available on the website. The folk art program's descriptive information: "The Folk Arts Program of the Castellani Art Museum collaborates with local ethnic and minority communities in preserving and presenting their traditional arts. In partnership with Western New York artists and community consultants, the Folk Arts Program produces exhibitions, publications, artist demonstrations, and performances that bring folk arts to a wider audience. Ongoing ethnographic research also forms the basis of a permanent archive of regional folk arts documentation."
Keywords: museum museums folk arts crafts traditional arts ethnic groups ethnicity ethnography ethnology cultural documentation folklife research groups education k-12 new york
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Resource: Celtic and Scottish Studies, University of Edinburgh 
Address: 19 and 27 George Square,
Edinburgh EH8 9LD
0131 650 4167
Serial Publication(s): Scottish Studies
Tocher
http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/literatures-languages-cultures/celtic-scottish-studies/research-publications/publications 
Comments: Higher education program. Undergraduate and graduate programs in Celtic and Scottish studies. Includes the School of Scottish Studies Archives and Library. The website includes a list of research projects and information about books and journals published.
Keywords: united kingdom scotland europe scottish celtic ethnology folklore language archive archives archival collections collections library audio sound recordings artifacts manuscripts photographs broadsides place-name place name survey john levy archive ethnomusicology publisher publishers publications research
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Resource: Center for Acadian and Creole Folklore 
Address: Department of Modern Languages
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
P.O. Box 40831
Lafayette, LA 70504
ancelet@louisiana.edu
318-482-6811
Comments: Educational and research organization focusing on Louisiana French culture and language. Maintains an archive of ethnographic collections related to the region.
Keywords: louisiana folklore folklife folk arts music education public programs public sector organizations archive archives archival collections manuscripts photographs audio recordings sound recordings moving image film video artifacts french folksong oral history narrative storytelling celebrations cajun creole folklore ethnography mardi gras folk belief humor dance drama material culture language linguistics research groups
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Resource: Center for Applied Linguistics 
Address: 4646 40th Street NW, Washington DC 20016
info@cal.org
202-362-0700
Comments: CAL is a private, nonprofit organization working to improve communication through better understanding of language and culture. It has earned a national and international reputation for its contributions to the fields of bilingual, English as a second language, literacy, and foreign language education; dialect studies; language policy; refugee orientation; and the education of linguistically and culturally diverse adults and children. Conducts research. Provides online directories related to language and culture, language education, and English as a second language. Publishes books, recordings, CD-Roms, and videos on topics related to CAL research projects and educational outreach.
Keywords: dialects linguistics sociolinguistics dialectology language and culture languages education k-12 research english as a second language bilingualism multilingualism refugee integration spanish bosnia bosnians somali bantu iraq meskhetian ethiopia ethiopians tanzania congo nepal nepalese tutsi burundians turkey turks appalachia appalachians refugees district of columbia washington dc audio recordings sound recordings videos cd-roms publisher publications publishers
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Resource: Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University 
Address: Box 90802
Durham, NC 27708-0802
919-660-3663
Serial Publication(s): Document
http://cds.aas.duke.edu/about/document.html 
Comments: Cultural documentation program and research. Undergraduate concentration in documentary studies. Provides fellowships and awards (see the website for more information). Continuing education courses in fieldwork, photography, and videography. Produces a journal, Document, with sample issues available online in PDF. Publishes books in partnership with a variety of university presses. Produces exhibitions and maintains a gallery.
Keywords: research groups education BA ethnography fieldwork fellowships grants publications publisher publishers journals serials books photography videography filmmaking exhibitions exhibits
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Resource: The Center for Ethnomusicology at Columbia University 
Address: Department of Music
Columbia University
2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
Comments: Research center and archive. See the website for additional contact information.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs sound audio recordings ethnomusicology artifacts musical instruments folk music folksong song ethnography ethnology native americans american indians indigenous peoples asia oceania africa international willard rhodes turkey turkish spain spanish flamenco laura boulton graduate education new york research groups
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Resource: Center for Pennsylvania Culture Studies 
Address: American Studies Program
777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA 17057-4898
Comments: Non-profit cultural studies society. Projects include: a study of Harrisburg's Old Eighth Ward, including nineteenth century urban history, occupations, and oral history. Also includes and archive.
Keywords: pennsylvania public folklore education ethnography oral history archives library urban history harrisburg occupations labor laborlore occupational folklore archive archives archival collections manuscripts photographs
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Resource: Center for Popular Music, Middle Tennessee State University 
Address: Box 41
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Comments: Research center and archive. Extensive collection of 19th and 20th Century vernacular religious sheet music and hymnals. Kenneth S. Goldstein collection of broadsides. Sells back issues of the John Edwards Memorial Foundation Quarterly (JEMF Quarterly), and of the Vaughan's Family Visitor, both out of print.
Keywords: journal archive archives archival collections collection popular music ethnomusicology audio recordings sound recordings video moving image sheet music manuscript rock blues jazz honky tonk research groups
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Resource: Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections 
Address: MSC 05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
cswrref@unm.edu
505-277-6451
Comments: Research center and archive. Includes the John Donald Robb Archive of Southwestern Music and the Henry A. Schmidt Collection which is photographic documentation of life in the mining communities of Southern New Mexico ca. 1890-1920.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs sound recordings audio recordings southwestern southwest regional folk music folksong mining miners occupational folklore laborlore hispanic native americans american indians indigenous peoples corridos alabados anglo american mexico mexican new mexico prints ethnomusicology research groups
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Resource: Center for the Study of Oral Tradition 
Address: 243 Walter Williams Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
csot@missouri.edu
Serial Publication(s): Oral Tradition (online journal)
http://journal.oraltradition.org/ 
Comments: Interdisciplinary research group on narrative forms throughout the world. Bibliographies, news, and an online journal available on the site.
Keywords: oral tradition narrative storytelling folk tales maerchen graduate research groups journals publisher publishers publications books missouri interdisciplinary international research groups
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Resource: Center for the Study of Southern Culture 
Address: Barnard Observatory
The University of Mississippi
P.O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677-1848
662-915-5993
Serial Publication(s): Living Blues
http://www.livingblues.com/ 
Mississippi Folklife
http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/south/publish/missfolk/scpage.html 
Southern Register
http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/south/register/95/summer/12missis.html 
Comments: Southern US regional folklife research group. Provides research opportunities for students in the University of Mississippi's Southern Studies Program. Publishes The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture.
Keywords: folklore folklife folk arts music song folksong crafts education public sector regional southern us south publications publisher publishers books magazines journals serials mississippi alabama georgia florida louisiana north carolina south carolina virginia missouri tennessee kentucky west virginia oklahoma arkansas texas directory directories graduate undergraduate research ethnography
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Resource: Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures 
Address: The University Club
432 East Campus Mall
Madison, WI 53706
Comments: Public service organization at the University of Wisconsin. Offers courses and outreach programs in partnership with Wisconsin Teachers of Local Cultures. Houses collections of documentation of traditional culture of the upper midwestern region. Publishes a monograph series and audio CDs.
Keywords: wisconsin upper midwest archives archive archival collections audio recordings sound recordings photographs manuscripts CDs k-12 education folk arts folk music folklore publishers publisher publications monographs public sector organizations public programs
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Resource: Center for Traditional Music and Dance 
Address: 32 Broadway, Suite 1314
New York, NY 10004
traditions@ctmd.org
212-571-1555
Comments: Non-profit traditional performance organization. Provides venues and support for traditional artists of many cultures. Also conducts research to find and document traditional performance in ethnic and immigrant communities. Formerly the Ethnic Folk Arts Center.
Keywords: new york folklore folklife folk dance music education public sector organizations public programs festivals performance ethnic immigrant groups society societies research groups venues
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Resource: Center for Western Studies at Augustana College 
Address: Augustana College
2001 S. Summit Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57197
cws@augie.edu
800-727-2844
Comments: Western regional research group. Includes an archive and museum.
Keywords: south dakota regional western states exhibit exhibits exhibitions museum museums material culture publications publisher education public sector publisher books history native americans american indians plains tribes plains indians indigenous peoples cowboy cowboys agriculture wood carving whittling scandinavian norwegian swedish settlers settlements museum archive archives collection collections exhibits research groups occupations occupational folklore laborlore labor
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Resource: Center for World Indigenous Studies 
Address: PMB 214
1001 Cooper Point Road SW Suite 140
Olympia, WA 98502-1107
+1-360-586-0656
Serial Publication(s): The Fourth World Journal
http://cwis.org/publications/FWJ/ 
Fourth World Eye
http://cwis.org/publications/FWE/ 
Comments: "The Center fosters better understanding between peoples through the publication and distribution of literature written and voiced by leading contributors from Fourth World Nations." Publishes journals. Publishes books on indigenous peoples through its Daykeeper Press. CWIS also sponsors research. The website includes a store for the purchase of books, maps, research papers, and downloadable recordings (some free of charge).
Keywords: ethnography ethnology indigenous cultures research groups publisher publishers publications journals serials books washington state international education conferences lectures asia africa south america north america europe australia new zealand
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Resource: Centre for Māori and Pacific Development Research - Te Pua Wānanga ki te Ao 
Address: University of Waikato, Gate 1 Knighton Road, Private Bag 3105, Hamilton 3240, New Zealand
ngahuia@waikato.ac.nz
07-856-5023
Comments: Research and higher education facility for the study of all aspects of indigenous peoples of the southern Pacific, with particular focus on Maori peoples. Research interests of particular interest to folklorists and other ethnographers includes the study of Māori languages, community, religion, celebrations, and performing arts. Associated with the School of Māori and Pacific Development, which offers undergraduate and graduate degree specializations.
Keywords: maori maaori māori aboriginal australians australia aborigines pacific peoples oceania indigenous peoples new zeland cultural heritage sociolinguistics linguistics performance arts crafts celebrations religion belief spirituality research groups
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Resource: Centre for Manx Studies (Laare-Studeyrys Manninagh) 
Address: 6 Kingswood Grove
Douglas
IM1 2LX
+44 (0)1624 695 150
Comments: Higher education program. Interdisciplinary research group, part of the School of Archaeology, Classics, and Egyptology at the University of Liverpool. Does research on all subjects related to the Isle of Man. Publishes books on Manx language, music, history, and culture. Past seminars have included topics in Manx language, ethnomusicology, and ethnic identity.
Keywords: graduate education research groups isle of man manx publisher publishers publications books seminars europe seminars conferences
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Resource: Centre for Research and Documentation in Oceania (Centre de recherche et de documentation sur l'Océanie) 
Address: CREDO
Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie
Maison Asie Pacifique
Campus St Charles
3 Place Victor Hugo
13003 Marseille
credo@univ-provence.fr
04 91 10 61 19
Comments: Higher education program. Research group. Cross-disciplinary research group on oceania, combining the fields of socio-cultural anthropology, history, and archaeology. It includes programs for graduate students. The website includes a list of staff and publications by staff. The website is in French and English.
Keywords: research groups france europe anthropology ethnology ethnography archaeology history polynesia polynesian graduate program MA PhD publications education
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Resource: Centre for Research on Art and Culture (CRAC) 
Address: Flat 2B, House 72, Road 03, Janata Housing, Ring Road, Mohammadpur, Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh.
cracbd@gmail.com
+88-01198-248089,
Comments: Research organization in the art and culture of Bangaladesh. Also works to promote traditional arts through public education programs, including primary education programs in schools. Sponsors a children's art camp. Maintains an archive and has plans to create a museum.
Keywords: research groups public sector organizations public programs publication exhibit exhibits exhibitions museum museums archive archives archival collections collection artifacts cultural documentation folk art folk arts crafts weaving textiles bangaladesh south asia asian k-12 public education workshops
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Resource: The Centre for Scottish & Celtic Studies, University of Glasgow 
Address: 9 University Gardens, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8HQ
C.Leriguer@history.gla.ac.uk
+44 (0)141 330 3538
Comments: From the website: "The Centre for Scottish & Celtic Studies brings together academics from across the university to create a focus for research and teaching in the history, literature and culture of Scotland and the Celtic world."
Keywords: scotland scottish studies celtic studies history literature cultural studies folklore united kingdom
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Resource: Centro de Documentation de Musica y Danza 
Address: Torregalindo, 10
28016 - MADRID
cdmyd@inaem.mcu.es
91-353 14 80
Comments: Research center, library, and archive of performance in Spain. Provides an online database of performers, performing groups, events, and organizations related to music and dance. The library and archive preserve and provide access to documentation of performance including video, pamphlets, sheet music, and photographs.
Keywords: spain europe dance online resource folk music folksong flamenco events drama performance performers library archive archives archival collections collection moving image photographs manuscript ethnology folklore ethnomusicology anthropology research groups
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Resource: Centro de Investigación y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social 
Address: Calle Juárez 87
Col. Tlalpan
Del. Tlalpan C.P.: 14000
México, D.F.
55-54-87-36-00
Serial Publication(s): Antropología Social,Historia y Etnohistoria, Lingüística y Literatura
Comments: Research institute for social anthropology. The website is in Spanish. Book available: Raíces en movimiento.
Keywords: mexican mexico anthropology folklore dance folk religion native americans american indians indigenous peoples hispanic public sector publisher publishers publications ethnohistory north america spanish language research groups
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Resource: Centro de Tradições Afro-Brasileiras (CETRAB) 
Address: Rua Drumond, 65 - Olaria
Rio de Janeiro - RJ
Brasil CEP 21031-460
secretaria@cetrab.org.br
(21)3866.4921
Comments: Research center and archive for African-Brazilian culture and tradition. Site in Portuguese.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection brazil south america afro-brazilian african brazilian folk music folksong dance celebrations folklore ethnology religion belief religious studies anthropology ethnomusicology photographs sound recordings audio recordings orisa yoruba research groups african diaspora
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Resource: Centro di Dialettologia e di Etnografia 
Address: Viale S. Franscini 30a
6501 BELLINZONA
Comments: Center for dialectology and ethnography. Publishes books and monographs.
Keywords: switzerland europe dialectology sociolinguistics ethnography folklore italy alps research groups publications publisher publishers books monographs
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Resource: Centro Nacional de Información y Documentación de la Danza José Limón 
Address: Campos Eliseos 480
Col. Polanco
11550 México, D.F.
Comments: Mexican national center for research and documentation of traditional dance. The website is in Spanish and English.
Keywords: mexico mexican hispanic performance dance society societies research groups ethnography anthropology education north america spanish language
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Resource: Centro Nacional de Investigación Documental e Información Musical (CENIDIM) 
Address: Centro Nacional de las Artes
7th floor of the Research Tower
79 Rio Churubusco, Country Club,
Coyoacan, 04220
Mexico, D.F.
Serial Publication(s): Heterofonía
Comments: Also known as the Cenidim. Center for research in fine, popular, and ethnic music. Archival collections.
Keywords: mexico mexican folk music folksong ethnography ethnomusicology research audio recordings sound recordings CDs publisher publications books sheet music scores journals musical instruments artifacts collections archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts video moving image library native americans american indians indigenous peoples ethnic music henrietta yurchenko conferences lectures photographs jazz north america spanish language
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Resource: Chattahoochee Folklife Project 
Address: Historic Chattahoochee Commission
P.O. Box 33
Eufaula, AL 36072-0033
trace@eufaula.rr.com
706-845-8440
Comments: Project developing research, publications, and programs on the cultures of the Chattahoochee River Valley in Alabama and Georgia. The website includes brief presentations on traditions and folk arts of the region, including photographs and audio. The sponsoring organization, the Historic Chattahoochee Commission publishes a newsletter, available online.
Keywords: alabama georgia chattahoochee river public sector organizations public programs folk arts folk music documentation research ethnography photographs audio recordings sound recordings
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Resource: Chinese Music Society of North America
Address: P.O. Box 5275
Woodridge, IL 60517-0275
Serial Publication(s): Chinese Music
Comments: Non-profit Chinese music research society.
Keywords: illinois society societies folk music folksong opera publisher publishers publications journals serials asian chinese ethnomusicology research groups
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Resource: City Lore 
Address: 72 East First Street, #1
New York, NY 10003-9322
citylore@citylore.org
212-529-1955
Serial Publication(s): City Lore
C.A.R.T.S. Newsletter
Comments: Non-profit folklife programming and research organization focusing on the various cultural groups of New York City. Its magazine is available with membership. Sponsors C.A.R.T.S., an educational project providing instructional materials, in-school programming, and a web catalog for K-12 teachers and students. Maintains a research archive, primarily of photographs. Publishes books from the collections.
Keywords: new york folklore folk arts music dance education educational materials ethnography public sector organizations public programs publications publisher publishers magazines serials books archive archival collections manuscripts photographs sound recordings audio recordings videos films moving image oral history festivals new york city folklore urban traditions community ethnic ethnicity september 11 2001 foodways parades textiles puerto rican italian jewish caribbean immigration migration folk music folksong haitian native americans american indians indigenous peoples brazilian hispanic latino africa europe arabs families c.a.r.t.s. carts occupations occupational folklore laborlore labor research groups
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Resource: Company of Folk 
Address: 5455 North Sheridan Road #3403
Chicago IL 60640
773-275-4959
Comments: Public sector organization for the research, preservation, and presentation of the local and folk culture of the region that includes Chicago and the southern shores of Lake Michigan. Provides K-12 programs, assistance with grant writing, and professional development for artists and teachers. Produces recordings, educational materials, and online directories through partnership with other organizations.
Keywords: public sector organizations public programs research groups lake michigan chicago illinois
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Resource: Congress on Research in Dance (CORD) 
Address: 3416 Primm Lane
Birmingham, AL 35216
205-823-5517
Serial Publication(s): Dance Research Journal
Comments: Non-profit folk dance society. CORD promotes research, sponsors scholarly conferences, provides fellowships, and publishes a journal.
Keywords: alabama society societies folksong folk music dance publishers publisher publications journals serials grants fellowships awards research groups
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Societies
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Grant Giving Organizations


Resource: Connecticut Cultural Heritage Arts Program 
Address: Institute for Community Research
Two Hartford Square West, Suite 100
Hartford, CT 06106-5128
860-278-2044
Comments: State program. "Conducts fieldwork research in partnership with artists and other community members, and transforms research results into activities of interest to a broad audience."
Keywords: connecticut folklore folklife statewide folk arts research public programs public sector organizations
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Resource: Cross-Cultural Dance Resources, Inc. 
Address: 518 S. Agassiz St.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001-5711
Comments: Non-profit folk dance and dance research society.
Keywords: society societies arizona folk music dance research groups
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Resource: Delta Studies Center 
Address: Box 245
State University, AR 72467-0245
dsc@astate.edu
870-972-2325
Comments: A program at the Arkansas State University. Does research on all aspects of the Mississippi delta region, including culture.
Keywords: arkansas state university cultural tourism oral history cultural geography african american public sector ethnography research groups
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Resource: Department of Folkloristics, Estonian Literary Museum 
Address: Vanemuise 42
51003 Tartu
mare@folklore.ee
+372 7 377 740
Serial Publication(s): Folklore: Online Journal of Folklore
http://www.folklore.ee/folklore/ 
Comments: Comprised of research groups in minor forms (riddles and proverbs), folk religion, narrative research, and media. Conducts ethnographic fieldwork in Estonia and the Baltic region (collected data is preserved in the Estonian Folklore Archive). Compiles reference texts and textbooks in ethnology and folklore. The online journal Folklore is published jointly with the Estonian Folklore Institute. Archives associated with this program are listed separately.
Keywords: estonia estonian folklore narratives folk religion belief proverbs riddles folk arts folk music folksong kalevala finnish finland ritual lectures conferences seminars publications journals serials publisher publishers europe library libraries research groups
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Resource: Down Jersey Folklife Center 
Address: 1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ 08332
djfc@wheatonarts.org
800-998-4552
Comments: Private non-profit educational organization and archive. Does documentary research on the folklife of southern New Jersey. A division of Wheaton Arts.
Keywords: new jersey folklore folk music dance folksong folk arts crafts festivals ethnic groups ethnicity performance exhibitions internships education ethnography research groups fieldwork archive archives archival collections collection audio sound recordings photographs moving image videos manuscripts public sector organizations public programs
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Resource: Elphinstone Institute 
Address: University of Aberdeen
MacRobert Building
King's College, Aberdeen AB24 5UA
elphinstone@abdn.ac.uk
+44 (0)1224 272996
Comments: Higher education program. Research institute in folklore, with a focus on the North and North-East of Scotland. Graduate programs in ethnology, folklore, and social anthropology.
Keywords: research graduate education folklore ethnology gaelic scotland scottish scots united kingdom europe MA PhD cultural studies research groups
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Resource: The European Research Centre on Migration and Ethnic Relations (ERCOMER) 
Address: Faculty of Social Sciences, Utrecht University
Comments: Research center and online resource. The Centre's mission is "to actively encourage, support and promote comparative research in the fields of international migration and ethnic relations within the European context." ERCOMER publishes books, online papers, and annual reports. The website includes various resource lists of schools, research centers, internet resources, internet discussion groups, and conferences and other events.
Keywords: graduate education internet resource directory directories research ethnicity ethnic groups immigration diaspora migration cultural policy books reports monographs sociology social science anthropology folklore europe publisher publishers publications research groups
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Resource: Folk Arts Program of the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts 
Address: State Foundation on Culture and Arts
250 South Hotel Street, 2nd Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813
ken.hamilton@hawaii.gov
808-586-0300
Comments: State program. Documents traditional culture. Provides assistance to traditional artists. Provides grants and apprenticeships
Keywords: hawaii hawai'i hawaiian hawai'ian folklore ethnology folklife public sector organizations indigenous peoples native polynesians grants apprenticeships
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Resource: The Gypsy Lore Society 
Address: 5607 Greenleaf Rd
Cheverly, MD 20785
Serial Publication(s): Newsletter of the Gypsy Lore Society
http://www.gypsyloresociety.org/gypsy-lore-society-publications/newsletter-of-the-gypsy-lore-society 
Comments: Non-profit folklore society.
Keywords: maryland society societies gypsy romany newsletters serials publications publisher publishers research groups
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Resource: Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology 
Address: 300 Tower Street
Bristol, RI 02809
401-253-8388
Comments: Anthropology museum. Provides public programming. Conducts research. Publishes books and research papers. Provides k-12 lesson plans and teacher workshops.
Keywords: anthropology museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions ethnography ethnology education public programs folk arts crafts artifacts international exhibits material culture research groups publisher publishers publications monographs books k-12 lesson plans
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Resource: Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute 
Address: 34 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
huri@fas.harvard.edu
617-495-4053
Comments: Multidisciplinary research institute, library, and archive for multidisciplinary research in the history, literature, anthropology, and religion of Ukranian culture. Faculty of the institute provide courses and graduate seminars through the curriculum at Harvard.
Keywords: library libraries archive archives archival collections books manuscripts research ukraine ukranian ethnicity ethnic groups immigration religion theology anthropology history literature slavic languages courses seminars harvard ukranian church records
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Resource: Idaho Commission on the Arts
Address: P.O. Box 83720
Boise, Idaho 83720-0008
208-334-2119 or 800-278-3863
Serial Publication(s): Latitudes
http://www.arts.idaho.gov/what/latitudes.aspx
Comments: State program for the arts with a folk arts program. Sponsors public programs. Does documentary research on ethnic groups and folk arts in the state. Provides grants and awards. Publishes directories and a newsletter. Back issues of the newsletter are available online.
Keywords: idaho folklore folklife public sector organizations public programs grants awards research hispanic latino directories serials newsletters
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Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Public Sector Organizations
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Resource: The Immigration History Research Center 
Address: University of Minnesota
Elmer L. Andersen Library
222-21st Ave S. , Suite 311
Minneapolis, MN 55455
ihrc@umn.edu
612-625-4800
Comments: Research center and archive. Collections include the American Council for Nationalities Service, International Institute of Minnesota and St. Louis, Tyomies Society, Nada Dramatic Society, Latvian Chorus Shield of Songs, Finnish Workers Federation, Minnesota Finnish-American family history. Finding aids and selected collection materials available online.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection folklore folksongs folk music manuscripts audio sound recordings moving image film video photographs ethnic groups ethnicity ethnic identity minnesota latvian finnish ukrainian polish italian german croatian serbian russian czech suomi hungarian canada baltic yugoslavia european asia middle east turkish slovak greek orthodox greece jewish lutheran catholic ellis island immigration emigration immigrants migration refugee occupations occupational folklore laborlore labor research groups
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Resource: Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts 
Address: 1, C. V. Mess
Janpath, New Delhi - 110 001
India
Serial Publication(s): Vihangama: Newsletter of the IGNCA
Comments: Indian national arts organization. Includes a multi-format cultural library and archive. Conducts scholarly research. Sponsors lectures and conferences. Research divisions do fieldwork and documentation of dance, song, and religious ritual among other cultural events. Produces exhibits. Past issues of the newsletter are available online. Monographs and lecture texts are available online.
Keywords: india indian folklore folklife arts folk arts cultural studies anthropology archaeology ethnography exhibits exhibitions public sector organizations libraries archive archives archival collections research groups religion belief religious studies buddhism china chinese
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Resource: Institut d'ethnologie, University of Neuchâtel 
Address: University of Neuchâtel
rue Saint-Nicolas 4
2000 Neuchâtel, Suisse
+ 41 32 718 17 10
Comments: Ethnology, ethnomusicology, and social anthropology research institutes. The website is in French with some English information. The site includes a directory to European and North American ethnological internet resources and organizations, with an emphasis on those concerning French-language and culture.
Keywords: switzerland swiss ethnology folklore anthropology ethnomusicology french language internet resource directory directories graduate education europe research groups
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Resource: Institut für Ethnologie, Universität zu Köln 
Address: Institut für Ethnologie / Sekretariat
Universität zu Köln; Albertus Magnus Platz
D 50923 Köln
u.heiliger-fidler@uni-koeln.de
+49 (0)221/470-5623
Comments: Graduate program and research institute. Publishes books on ethnographic research. The website is in German.
Keywords: ethnography ethnology anthropology folklore germany europe international books publisher publishers publications university of cologne research groups
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Higher Education Programs


Resource: Institut für Ethnologie, Kultur- und Sozialanthropologie, Universität Wien 
Address: Universität Wien
A?1010 Wien, Universitätsstraße 7
+43-1-42 77 495 01
Serial Publication(s): Austrian Studies in Social Anthropology (online journal)
http://www.univie.ac.at/alumni.ethnologie/journal/index.html 
Comments: Higher education program. Graduate program and institute in ethnology, culture, and social anthropology. The website lists publications of the institute (books in English and German). The site provides a list of internet resources and an online forum. The website is in German.
Keywords: germany austria austrian europe european middle east middle eastern pacific ethnology ethnography anthropology folklore research groups graduate education publisher publishers publications books international journals
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Resource: Institute for Vietnamese Music 
Address: 2005 Willow Ridge Circle
Kent, Ohio 44240
Serial Publication(s): Nhac Viet Journal of Vietnamese Music
Comments: Non-profit ethnomusicological society for research in Vietnamese music. Maintains an archive. Publishes a journal.
Keywords: ohio society societies vietnam vietnamese southeast asian ethnomusicology folk music folksong song journals publications publisher publishers research groups archive archives archival collections audio recordings sound recordings manuscripts
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Societies


Resource: Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences 
Address: Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Building 6
Zhongguancun Nandajie 27
Beijing, China 100081
diyj@cass.org.cn
0086-10-68421864,68933534
Comments: Higher education program and research facility in ethnology and anthropology. Publishes books related to its research efforts. The site includes a directory of Institute scholars.
Keywords: ethnology anthropology ethnography cultural studies folklore folklife asia asian china chinese ethnic policy ethnic groups tibetan tibet southeast asia mongolia mongolian uygurish uygur language linguistics sociolinguistics religious studies religion belief qidan history of writing research publisher publishers publications books
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Resource: Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research (Institut za Etnologiju i Folkloristiku) 
Address: Subiceva 42
HR-10000 Zagreb
institut@ief.hr
+385 (0)1 45-96-700
Serial Publication(s): Narodna Umjetnost
http://hrcak.srce.hr/narodna-umjetnost?lang=en 
Comments: Ethnographic research institute, library, and archive. In addition to the journal, the Institute publishes a book series, Nova etnografija, and music CDs. The site includes a directory of current staff members, and a list of research projects. The website is in English and Croatian. Archive email: dokument@ief.hr
Keywords: croatia croatian folklore ethnology anthropology ethnicity publisher publishers publications books cds journals audio sound recordings archive archives archival collections collection photographs manuscripts drawings dance narrative storytelling folk drama celebrations ritual library libraries ethnomusicology ethnochoreology folk music folksong literature foodways homeland war genealogy kinship education europe research groups
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Resource: Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica 
Address: Academia Sinica
Nankang, Taipei 11529
English - +886-2-2652-3303 Chinese - +886-2-2652-3300
Serial Publication(s): Taiwan Journal of Anthropology (TJA)
http://www.ioe.sinica.edu.tw/chinese/publish/sub-eg/04/eg04-bks01.htm 
Comments: Research institute with undergraduate and graduate educational programs, as well as a museum. The Institute is especially strong in Asian cultures, but in recent years has been broadening its scope to include many cultures of the world. The journal is published in Chinese and English.
Keywords: museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions artifacts material culture ethnology ethnography anthropology folklore chinese taiwan china asia asian lectures seminars conferences education journals publisher publishers publications research groups
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Resource: Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia 
Address: Córdoba No.47 Col. Roma
Del. Cuauhtémoc C.P. 06700
México D.F. CP 06700
55-5061-9100
Comments: Mexican national research institute for anthropology and history. A list of museums is available on the website. The website is in Spanish.
Keywords: public sector mexico mexican anthropology anthropological history folklore museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions publisher publishers publications books hispanic north america spanish language directories research groups
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Resource: International Library of African Music 
Address: Prince Alfred Street,
Rhodes University,
Grahamstown, 6139
+27 (0)46 603 8557
Serial Publication(s): African Music Journal
Comments: Library, archive, and research group focusing on Sub-Saharan African music. Publishes a journal, symposium papers, DVDs, and sound recordings (available for purchase via the website).
Keywords: south africa library folk music folksong ethnomusicology publisher publishers journals publications ethnography archive archives archival collections collection ethnology anthropology audio sound recording cds international video moving image dvds library libraries research groups
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Resource: International Research Center For Japanese Studies 
Address: 3-2 Oeyama-cho, Goryo, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto 610-1192 Japan
www-admin@nichibun.ac.jp
+81-75-335-2222
Comments: Research center exploring a broad variety of aspects of Japanese culture past and present from an interdisciplinary perspective. Generally uses a team approach. Maintains a library and an archive for collected documentation. The website is in English and Japanese.
Keywords: japan japanese folklore belief urban life social structure archive archives archival collections collection tea ceremonies research groups
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Resource: Iowa Folk and Traditional Arts Program 
Address: Iowa Arts Council
600 E Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319
Riki.Saltzman@iowa.gov
515-242-6195
Comments: State folk arts program of the Iowa Arts Council. Conducts documentary research. Presents public programs. Provides k-12 educational assistance. Provides grants. The Iowa Arts Council provides an online directory of state artists.
Keywords: iowa folklore folklife public sector organizations public programs ethnography ethnology research grants k-12 education directories
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Public Sector Organizations
Grant Giving Organizations
Directories and Web Resources
Research Groups


Resource: Irish Traditional Music Archive / Taisce Cheol Dúchais éireann 
Address: 73 Merrion Square
Dublin 2
+353 (0)1 661 9699
Comments: Irish national reference archive for traditional music and song. Publishes books, pamphlets, cds, and dvds on subjects related to Irish music and musical history. Does research on collections of Irish music throughout the world. Website includes presentations of digitized collection materials in several formats.
Keywords: ireland europe folk music folksong ethnomusicology ethnology folklore folklife dance dancing archive archives archival collections collection sound recordings audio recordings images video moving image photographs manuscripts research publications publisher publishers research groups cds
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Resource: The James Henare Māori Research Centre 
Address: University of Auckland, Private Bag 92-019, Auckland, New Zealand
jhmrc@auckland.ac.nz
+64 9 373 7599
Comments: Research organization on all aspects of Māori culture and community: language, traditions, advocacy, resource management, oral history, sustainable development, among other topics. Associated with the University's Māori Studies Department.
Keywords: maori maaori māori studies taitokerau oceania new zealand pacific cultures language community education research groups indigenous peoples oral history sociolinguistics language preservation hapu marae iwi tai tokerau
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Resource: Japan Anthropology Workshop (JAWS) 
Comments: Research group concerned with the Anthropology of Japan. Holds conferences, workshops, and seminars. Publishes books on Japanese culture in partnership with Routledge Press. Posts job information on the website. The website also provides a blog-style discussion group. See the website for a contact form.
Keywords: japan japanese culture anthropology anthropologists ethnography ethnology cultural studies publishers publisher publications books research annual meetings conferences workshops seminars
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Resource: Japanese Culture Center of Hawai'i 
Comments: Non-profit Japanese arts and cultural center. Provides a variety of cultural programing and classes for adults and children. Has an oral history project for Japanese Hawai'ians interned during World War II. They are also collecting memorabilia related to this event and using these items to create an online presentation World War II Internment in Hawai'i. Finding aids are available on the collection website. The physical collection is housed in the Japanese Culture Center of Hawai'i's Resource Center, which includes a library and archive. Facilities include a tea house, a dojo, and a gallery for public exhibits relating to Japanese and Japanese American culture.
Keywords: hawaii hawai'i japanese japanese americans cultural programs oral history internees world war II tea house tea ceremony aikido kendo judo dojo classes photographs ephemera memorabilia education k-12 web resources online collections archive archives archival collections digital collections library libraries research ethnicity japanese diaspora exhibits exhibitions
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Resource: Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology 
Address: 2-1-1-813 Mita
Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0073
hoya@jasca.org
81-3-5232-0920
Serial Publication(s): Japanese Journal of Cultural Anthropology
http://wwwsoc.nii.ac.jp/jse/publication-e/frame-e.html 
Comments: Organization of scholars and students that sponsors conferences and fosters research. The website includes a directory of universities and research institutes where cultural anthropology and ethnology may be studied in Japan. The journal is published in Japanese with abstracts in a European language.
Keywords: japan japanese ethnology cultural anthropology folklore society societies education directory directories graduate asia asian journals publications publisher publishers research groups
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Resource: Keepers of Tradition: Folk Arts and Heritage Program (Massachusetts) 
Address: Massachusetts Cultural Council
10 St. James Ave., 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02116-3803
web@art.state.ma.us
617-727-3668
Comments: State folk arts program. Does documentary fieldwork. Provides grants and apprenticeships. The website includes a blog.
Keywords: massachusetts folklore folklife education public sector organizations grants apprenticeships research ethnography folk arts
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Grant Giving Organizations
Public Sector Organizations
Research Groups


Resource: Long Island Traditions 
Address: 382 Main Street
Port Washington, NY 11050
litrad@i-2000.com
516-767-8803
Serial Publication(s): Long Island Traditions Newsletter
http://www.longislandtraditions.org/pages/newsletter.html 
Comments: Research organization documenting Long Island architecture.
Keywords: new york folklore folklife folk music arts education public sector publications newsletter architecture material culture maritime agriculture research groups
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Resource: The Louisiana Folklife Center 
Address: NSU Box 3663
Natchitoches, LA 71497-0014
318-357-4332
Serial Publication(s): Louisiana Folklife
http://louisianafolklife.nsula.edu/journals/ 
Comments: Research group. Maintains an archive. Presents public programs. Publisher of CDs and its journal. The website provides a directory of folk artists in Louisiana.
Keywords: louisiana folklore folklife folk music education public sector organizations public programs publications journals serials publisher publishers sound audio recordings cds directory directories archive archives archival collections collection research groups
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Resource: Louisiana Folklife Program 
Address: Division of the Arts
P.O. Box 44247
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
folklife@crt.state.la.us
504-342-8180
Comments: State folklife program. Does documentary research. Materials collected are maintained by the Louisiana State University Hill Memorial Library Special Collections. Provides public programs. Manages folklife grants within the Louisiana Division of the Arts. Produces a series of recordings of traditional performers (see the website for information on distributors).
Keywords: louisiana folklore folklife folk arts music education public sector organizations public programs immigration immigrants refugees audio recordings sound recordings archive archives archival collection
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Resource: Lyman Museum and Mission House 
Address: 276 Haili Street
Hilo, Hawaii 96720
info@lymanmuseum.org
808-935-5021
Comments: State program, museum, research center. Exhibits related to Hawai'ian natural history, art, and culture. These include exhibits related to Asia and Asian Americans, especially as immigrants to Hawai'i. See this link: Archives of the Lyman Museum for information on the archive and research facilities. The archive is open by appointment only.
Keywords: hawaii hawai'i hawaiian hawai'ian asia asian korean korea japan japanese architecture folklore folklife folk arts crafts anthropology ethnology museum museums public sector organizations public programs native polynesian research groups archive archives archival collections collection photographs moving image films videos artifacts audio recordings exhibit exhibits exhibitions artifacts library libraries local history
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Resource: Massachusetts Cultural Council 
Address: 10 St. James Ave., 3rd floor
Boston, MA 02116
Comments: State program. The Folk Arts and Heritage Program is a program of the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Produces public programs, does research documentation, provides grants and apprenticeships. Includes an archive.
Keywords: massachusetts folklore folklife public sector organizations public programs grants apprenticeships archive archival collections archives cultural documentation ethnography research groups
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Archives, Museums, and Libraries
Grant Giving Organizations
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Research Groups


Resource: Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology 
Address: PO Box 11 03 51
06017 Halle/Saale
+49 (0) 345 2927 0
Comments: Ethnographic research institute related to two graduate programs. Research projects, lectures, and conferences on a wide variety of topics related to cultures around the world. Includes the Siberian Study Centre. Has a library with an online catalog. Publishes books, working papers, reports, and web publications. The website is in English and German.
Keywords: research germany education graduate ethnography ethnology social anthropology russia siberia religion indonesia lectures conferences europe asia tourism caucasus africa publisher publishers publications books monographs ethiopia nepal medical anthropology conflict library research groups
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Resource: Maxwell Museum of Anthropology 
Address: MSC01 1050
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
maxwell@unm.edu
505-277-4405
Comments: Ethnographic museum of the Anthropology Department of the University of New Mexico with international holdings. Its permanent exhibits include presentations on the peoples of the southwest, ancient through contemporary. Publishes books and monographs related to its research through the University of New Mexico Press. Titles are available on the Museum's website.
Keywords: new mexico anthropology ethnography museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions folklore folk arts crafts artifacts material culture music native americans american indians indigenous peoples hispanic education public sector organizations public programs southwest region international research groups publisher publishers publications books monographs
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Resource: Memorial do Imigrante
Address: Rua Visconde de Parnaíba
1316 - Mooca
Comments: Museum, research institute, and archive of immigration for the Northeast of Brazil.
Keywords: são paulo brazil south america northeast nordest immigration ethnic groups ethnicity museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions archive archives archival collections collection research photographs manuscripts artifacts ethnology anthropology folklore research groups
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Resource: Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation 
Address: 201 North Charles Street, Suite 401
Baltimore, MD 21201
info@midatlanticarts.org
410-539-6656
Comments: Non-profit regional arts organization that includes traditional arts in its programs. Provides support for a wide variety of arts events. Does research on arts needs in the region and publishes reports. Also publishes books and published the two-CD set, From Bridge to Boardwalk: An Audio Journey Across Maryland's Eastern Shore. Provides grants in support of artists, the arts, and arts in education. Provides artist fellowships. The website provides a searchable database of artists and venues in the region.
Keywords: middle atlantic region maryland delaware new jersey pennsylvania virginia new york washington dc district of columbia folk arts traditional arts folk music folksongs dance grants fellowships awards publishers publications publisher books cds audio recordings sound recordings
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Resource: Missouri Folk Arts Program 
Address: 21 Parker Hall, University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
HigginsLL@missouri.edu
573-882-6296
Comments: Public program of the Museum of Art and Archaeology at the University of Missouri-Columbia. The Program documents traditional culture and performance by and preserves this research in its archive. Includes a traditional arts apprenticeship program. Published articles related to program research and and projects are available in PDF on the website.
Keywords: missouri folklore folklife folk arts education public sector ethnography performance folk music folksong apprenticeships grants archive archives archival collections collection audio sound recordings photographs manuscripts museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions research groups publishers publications articles monographs
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Resource: Mountain Heritage Center 
Address: 150 H. F. Robinson Building
Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, NC 28723
828-227-7129
Serial Publication(s): Mountain Heritage News (online newsletter)
http://www.wcu.edu/2393.asp 
Comments: Museum and educational organization based at Western Carolina University focusing on the cultural traditions of southern Appalachia. Does documentary research. Provides educational programming for adults and children. Publishes an online newsletter. Produces exhibits and a festival. (See also: Hunter Library Special Collections at Western Carolina University.)
Keywords: north carolina folklore folklife folk arts crafts artifacts education appalachia appalachian exhibits exhibitions public programs museum museums libraries festivals ethnography ethnology ethnomusicology
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Resource: Museum of Western Colorado 
Address: P. O. Box 20000
Grand Junction, CO 81502-5020
970-242-0971
Comments: Museum of natural and cultural history of the western United States with an archive and library. Includes substantial collections related to the westward expansion. The library coordinates the Mesa County Oral History Project.
Keywords: colorado folklore folklife museum museums exhibitions exhibitions library libraries photographs manuscripts sound recordings audio recordings western united states folk arts crafts artifacts public programs statewide settlers architecture pioneers barn bunkhouse local history genealogy oral history colorado research groups
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Resource: Nanzan Department of Anthropology and Philosophy 
Address: Nanzan University, Japan
nuai@ic.nanzan-u.ac.jp
Serial Publication(s): Asian Ethnology
http://nirc.nanzan-u.ac.jp/welcome.htm 
Japanese Journal of Religious Studies
http://nirc.nanzan-u.ac.jp/welcome.htm 
Comments: Anthropology, philosophy, and religion higher education and research program. Includes the study of traditional cultural expressions of the past and present day. Research projects have a particular focus on the peoples of China, Japan, the Philippines, India, Thailand, Turkey, Iran, and other Asian and Pacific areas. Publishes books, monographs, and journals.
Keywords: japan japanese china chinese asian asia philippines filipino thai thailand turkey turkish iran iranian india indian pacific peoples oceania folklore anthropology ethnology research groups ethnography publisher publishers publications journals serials books monographs research graduate eduaction
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Resource: National Centre for English Cultural Tradition 
Address: 9 Shearwood Road
Sheffield
S10 2TD
J.Lowe@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 (0) 114 222 6296
Comments: Graduate program, research center, and archive at the University of Sheffield, England. Undergraduate programs in literature, linguistics, and traditional music. Graduate program in folklore and cultural tradition.
Keywords: graduate MA PhD education england united kingdom english linguistics language literature folklore conferences archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts ephemera photographs audio sound recordings belief children's folklore narrative storytelling music dance song folksong folk drama arts crafts publications europe ethnology ethnomusicology anthropology research groups
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Resource: National Folklore Support Centre (Chennai, India) 
Address: No.508, Fifth Floor, Kaveri Complex
96 Mahatma Gandhi Road
Nungambakkam Chennai- 600034
India
info@indianfolklore.org
Serial Publication(s): Indian Folklife
http://wiki.indianfolklore.org/index.php?title=Category:Indian_Folklife 
Comments: "...a non-governmental, non-profit organisation, registered in Chennai dedicated to the promotion of Indian folklore research, education, training, networking, and publications." Publishes a journal. Maintains a library and archive. Site includes a list of links to digital projects of the center, including reports, photographs, and video.
Keywords: india indian folklore folklife research groups education publishers publisher publications journals books directories libraries archives archive archival collections photographs video moving image
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Resource: National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku) 
Address: 10-1 Senri Expo Park
Suita, Osaka 565-8511
Serial Publication(s): Bulletin of the National Museum of Ethnology
Minpaku Anthropology Newsletter
Comments: Japanese national collection of anthropological and ethnological materials. Also a research institution with international ethnographic projects. Core projects include studies of traditional culture, cultural identity, applied anthropology, and human adaptation to the modern world. A digital repository for collected materials is in development. The museum produces educational materials for children and publishes Japanese and international journals. See the website for additional publications. The website is in Japanese and English.
Keywords: museum museums exhibitions exhibitions japan japanese research folk art crafts artifacts ethnography ethnicity anthropology folklore cultural studies material culture library archive archives archival collections collection educational k-12 publisher publishers publications journals serials grants books asia asian china chinese international public sector organizations public programs research groups
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Resource: National Museum of Japanese History 
Address: Inter-University Research Institute Corporation, National Institutes for the Humanities, 117 Jonai-cho, Sakura City, Chiba Prefecture 285-8502 Japan
kokusai-e@ml.rekihaku.ac.jp
Comments: Japanese national museum and research center, includes folklore of the past and present day. Exhibits include examples of Japanese daily life and folk culture of the past and present day. Conducts and fosters research. Has a visiting scholar program.
Keywords: japan japanese asian asia history folklore ethnography ethnology anthropology research museum museums exhibitions exhibitions artifacts material culture ethnobotany gardens research groups
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Resource: National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage (South Korea) 
Address: Daedeok Innopolis, Daejeon, South Korea
jungilgo@nricp.go.kr
Comments: Government research institute, including a Division of Folklore and Folklife Studies, a Division of Art and Craft Studies, a Division of Architectural Studies, and a Division of Conservation Science, as well as archaeological divisions. Their website describes NRICH as "the only research institute in Korea capable of conducting comprehensive and collaborative cultural studies in the fields of archaeology, art history, architectural history, folk and conservation science..." Includes a digital repository for collected documentary materials. Organizes conferences. Coordinates collaborative research. Website in Korean and English.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection folk music folksong folk dance korea korean folklore anthropology ethnography ethnology videos moving image audio sound recordings intellectual property folklife surveys asia asian vernacular architecture material culture research groups public sector organizations public programs symposia conferences lectures
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Resource: Nevis Historical and Conservation Society 
Address: P.O. Box 563
Charlestown
Nevis, West Indes
1-869-469-0274
Comments: Museum and library, primarily of historical materials but includes cultural information as well. Sponsors projects in history, archaeology, and natural history.
Keywords: museum library libraries archive archives archival collections history archaeology nevis west indes federation of st. kitts and nevis exhibits exhibitions
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Resource: The New Mexico Heritage Center 
Address: Box 3X
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM 88003
505-523-7261
Comments: Research center of the College of Arts and Sciences, New Mexico State University. Maintains an archive of its oral history and folklife research.
Keywords: new mexico folklore folk music arts ethnology anthropology native americans american indians indigenous peoples hispanic education public sector oral history archive archives archival collections collection sound audio recordings research groups photographs manuscripts ethnography
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Resource: North Carolina Arts Council - Folklife and Traditional Arts 
Address: Department of Cultural Resources
Raleigh, NC 27699-4632
919-733-2111
Comments: State program. Supports folk arts in North Carolina through projects, publications, recordings and films; documenting living traditions; maintaining an archive of documentary materials and other resources; and assisting individuals and organizations through a grants program and technical assistance. Provides educational programs, grants, awards, internships.
Keywords: north carolina folklore folklife folk music arts crafts education public sector organizations public programs grants awards internships cultural documentation ethnography education k-12 publications publisher publishers recordings books archives archive archival collections
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Resource: North Carolina Folklife Institute 
Address: 2726 Croasdaile Drive
Durham, NC 27705-2590
919-383-6040
Comments: State organization supporting and documenting North Carolina folklife. Produces exhibits and public programs.
Keywords: north carolina folklore folklife ethnology anthropolgy ethnography folk arts crafts music old-time blues bluegrass gospel dance foodways ceramics pottery education public sector organizations awards publications moving image videos sound audio recordings cds dvds books dealers research groups public programs exhibits.
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Resource: North Dakota Council on the Arts Folk Arts Program
Address: North Dakota Council on the Arts
1600 East Century Ave
Bismark, ND 58503
701-328-7590
Comments: State program. Does documentary fieldwork, produces recordings and exhibits. Provides educational workshops and classes in folk arts for k-12 students. Awards grants and apprenticeships.
Keywords: north dakota folklore folklife folk arts crafts performance music grants apprenticeships education public sector organizations public programs cultural documentation ethnography exhibits audio recordings education k-12
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Resource: Oklahoma Folklife Center 
Address: Research Center/Oklahoma Folklife Center
Oklahoma History Center
2401 North Laird Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
405-522-5207
Serial Publication(s): Oklahoma Folks (online journal)
Comments: Documents and presents Oklahoma folklife. Part of the Oklahoma Historical Society, which maintains an archive that includes collections created by research by the Oklahoma Folklife Center. The Center helps organizations fund folklife festivals. The website provides a directory to Oklahoma folklife festivals with links.
Keywords: oklahoma folklore society societies publications publishers serials journals folk music folksong dance family foodways folk arts crafts archive archives archival collections collection research education manuscript photographs sound audio recordings oral history directory directories public sector organizations
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Resource: Ollantay Center for the Arts
Address: P.O. Box 720449
Jackson Heights, NY 11372-0449
718-699-6772
Comments: Private non-profit organization that supports and presents the art of Latin American performers and playwrites. Includes a folklore section devoted to preserving and documenting Latino arts and crafts, music, foodways, and religious traditions.
Keywords: new york folklore folklife ethnology anthropology ethnography cultural documentation folk music arts crafts education public programs performance theater drama ethnic groups hispanic latino workshops foodways research groups
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Resource: Open School of Ethnography and Anthropology (OCEA) 
Address: OSEA-CITE
2244 Martha Street
Bloomington, IN 47408
contact@osea-cite.org
812.669.1369
Comments: Non-degree adult education program in heritage ethnography. States as a goal: "To bring anthropology, as well as related fields of cultural studies, into the hands of those that have been considered the primary subjects to be studied so that these persons and groups may master, control, and use these tools, methods, and knowledge in the pursuit of their own agendas." Classes are held in the Yucatán region of Mexico. See the website for Mexican contact information.
Keywords: education mexico méxico ethnography anthropology ethnology fieldwork cultural studies folklore photography videography indiana classes workshops field schools
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Resource: Oregon Folklife Network 
Address: 6204 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-6204
ofn@uoregon.edu
541-346-3820
Comments: Documents and promotes traditional culture in Oregon. Provides assistance to traditional artists, organizations, and communities. Produces symposia and other events. Has a folk arts in education program. Based at the University of Oregon.
Keywords: oregon folklore folk arts crafts music dance education public programs public programs symposia lectures research ethnography venues k-12
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Resource: Oregon Jewish Museum 
Address: 1953 NW Kearney St
Portland OR 9720
503-226-3600
Comments: Public museum and archive. Preserves and presents all aspects of Jewish culture in Oregon and the surrounding region. While it provides an exhibit space for fine arts, it also includes presentations on folk arts, crafts, and Yiddish language literature. The museum sponsors lectures and other public programs, does research, and maintains an archive of documentary materials. Current research projects include an Oregon Jewish oral history project.
Keywords: jewish jews oregon museum museums exhibits exhibit exhibitions archive archives archival collections collection audio sound recording yiddish language oral history landscape place memory community pacific northwest research groups ethnography ethnology folklore cultural documentation public programs
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Resource: Pacific And Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures 
Address: PARADISEC
Transient Building, F12
The University of Sydney,
NSW 2006
+ 61 (0)2 9351 2002;
Comments: Digital repository. "Offers a facility for digital conservation and access for endangered materials from the Pacific region, defined broadly to include Oceania and East and Southeast Asia." Some data is available online for research purposes only (users must sign an access agreement).
Keywords: australia pacific asia asian oceania indigenous cultures aborigines native pacific islanders ethnography anthropology folklore ethnology cultural documentation digital repository archive archives archival collections collection photographs sound audio recordings manuscript moving image video research groups
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Resource: The Peoples of the World Foundation 
Comments: Photoethnology research and advocacy group for indigenous peoples. Provides advocacy programs, including charitable programs and an educational scholarship program for indigenous students. Provides space on their site for indigenous photographers to present their work.
Keywords: ethnophotography photoethnology photographs photography ethnology visual anthropology cultural documentation ethnography indigenous peoples tribal culture tuareg hmong h'mong koho ede crow cherokee quichua cocama lahu akha karen wa lisu palaung chewa juhoansi mnong tampuan mein huanori huaorani quichua lisu chenchu koya samantha karo batak tezltal tzotzil aeta chewa bajau indonesia south america southeast asia asia china brazil ecuador columbia australia mexico native americans american indians indigenous peoples philippines grants awards scholarships society societies research groups
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Resource: Peter and Doris Kule Centre for Ukrainian and Canadian Folklore 
Address: University of Alberta
200 Arts Building
University of Alberta Campus
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E6
ukrfolk@ualberta.ca
780-492-6906
Comments: Higher education program. B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. in Ukrainian Folklore. The website is in English and Ukrainian. Does research on Ukrainian Canadians. Publishes books and a newsletter in Ukrainian and English.
Keywords: undergraduate graduate school college program BA MA PhD ukraine ukrainian education north america publisher publishers publications books serials research groups
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Resource: Philadelphia Folklore Project 
Address: 735 South 50th Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19143
pfp@folkloreproject.org
215-726-1106
Comments: Independent folk arts organization providing programming and public education related to the diverse cultures of Philadelphia. Does documentary research on Philadelphia folk arts, history, and culture. Maintains an archive to preserve this research. Provides assistance to traditional artists in obtaining grants and fellowships.
Keywords: pennsylvania folklore folklife ethnology ethnography cultural documentation folk arts crafts music dance education k-12 public programs publications newsletter archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts audio sound recordings photographs moving image videos artifacts philadelphia southeast asian cambodian african american ethnic groups consulting research groups
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Resource: Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology 
Address: 103 Kroeber Hall
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720
510-642-3681
Serial Publication(s): Tribal Relations
Comments: Anthropology museum with an archive. Includes a large collection of California materials. Conducts research and sponsors research on its collections. A list of funded projects is available on the website. Publishes a newsletter.
Keywords: california archive archives archival collections collection native americans american indians indigenous peoples audio recordings sound publications museum museums exhibits exhibit exhibitions research groups anthropology ethnography ethnology folklife folklore cultural documentation
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Resource: Regional Studies Center, Lyon College 
Address: Lyon College
2300 Highland Road
Batesville, AR 72501
870-698-4330
Comments: "The Regional Studies Center at Lyon College strives to preserve, present, and interpret the history and culture of the Ozark region and its surrounding areas." Archive and documentary research center.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection audio sound recordings manuscripts folklore folklife local history John Quincy Wolf ozarks arkansas folk music collection folksong folk song ethnomusicology publications
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Resource: Rural School and Community Trust 
Address: 1530 Wilson Boulevard
Suite 240
Arlington, VA 22209
info@ruraledu.org
703-243-1487
Serial Publication(s): Why Rural Matters
http://www.ruraledu.org/articles.php?id=1954 
Comments: National non-profit research organization in support of rural US K-12 schools and communities. Provides educational grants. Site includes a resource list of organizations. Publishes a newsletter and reports. Keywords: k-12 education internet resource public programs grants publications serials newsletters publishers surveys reports research
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Resource: Sabhal Mòr Ostaig 
Address: Sàbhal Mòr Ostaig
Sleat, Isle of Skye
Scotland IV44 8RQ
+44 (0) 1471 888 000
Comments: Higher education program. Scottish Gaelic College for immersion learning in Gaelic language and culture. Offers a post-graduate course on material culture. Research opportunities are also available. Site includes the online archival Scots and Gaelic recording dissemination project Tobar an Dualchais. Links to Scottish Gaelic and other online sources related to Scottish studies are also available.
Keywords: undergraduate graduate education BA gaelic scots language scottish scotland skye material culture europe united kingdom research audio sound recordings ethnomusicology ethnography cultural documentation folk music folksong narrative storytelling poetry research groups
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Resource: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 
Address: 515 Malcolm X Boulevard
New York, NY 10037-1801
212-491-2200
Comments: Research library and archive devoted to African American research. Part of the New York Public Library.
Keywords: new york folklore folklife folk music african american ethnography education african american artifacts material culture archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs moving image videos films sound audio recordings oral history cultural documentation research groups public sector organizations
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Resource: School for Advanced Research 
Address: P.O. Box 2188
Santa Fe, NM 87504-2188
info@sarsf.org
505-954-7200
Serial Publication(s): Annual Review: Creativity and Research at SAR
http://sarweb.org/index.php?annual_review 
Comments: Research organization focusing on the southwestern US. Resident scholars program. Has two fellowship programs: one for scholars-in-residence and one for American Indian artists-in-residence. Awards an annual prize for anthropological writing. Hosts seminars. SAR Press publishes books in anthropology and related fields, the arts of indigenous peoples, and on the Southwestern US. Has a digital publication program (in development). The SAR Annual Review is available in PDF via the website.
Keywords: new mexico folklore folklife folk music arts native americans american indians indigenous peoples hispanic education public sector ethnology ethnography cultural documentation southwest united states region research groups fellowships seminars lectures publisher publications publishers digital publications
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Resource: Sealaska Heritage Institute 
Address: One Sealaska Plaza, Suite 301
Juneau, Alaska 99801
907-463-4844
Comments: Regional non-profit educational organization and research institute founded for the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian people of Southeast Alaska. A major research and educational focus is language restoration. Has a scholarship program. Publishes books and videos on Native Alaskan language and culture. Has a library and a multi-format archive.
Keywords: alaska folklore folklife language restoration immersion tlingit haida tsimshian alaskan native alaskans native americans american indians regional sociolinguistics linguistics education scholarships awards public programs teachers indigenous peoples training research groups publisher publishers publications books video recordings videos moving image documentaries audio recordings sound recordings photographs manuscripts archive archives archival collections libraries
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Resource: Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Address: Capital Gallery 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W.
Suite 2001 MRC 520
Washington, DC 20024
folklife-info@si.edu
202-633-6440
Serial Publication(s): Talk Story
http://www.folklife.si.edu/center/talk.aspx
Comments: International programs. National Folklife Festival. The Center produces Smithsonian Folklife print publications, educational DVDs, and Smithsonian Folkways Records (listed separately in this directory). The Center does documentary research related to its events and products. The Center maintains the Ralph Rinzler Archives that houses materials related to the Center's public programs and its acquisition of master audio recordings from former commercial recording companies.
Keywords: federal public sector organizations public programs festivals folkways records archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts photographs audio sound recordings videos moving image k-12 dvds cds programs publisher publishers publications magazines journals serials books international research groups folk music folksong world music dvds laborlore occupational folklore religion belief woody guthrie papers moses asch ethnicity ethnic groups anthropology ethnography ethnology cultural documentation
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Resource: The Society of Folk Dance Historians 
Address: 2100 Rio Grande
Austin, TX 78705
Serial Publication(s): Folk Dance Problem Solver
Comments: Non-profit society for folk dance research and history. Maintains a library and archive. Publishes an annual journal.
Keywords: texas society societies folk dance folk music serial publications journals serials research archives archive archival collections
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Resource: South Florida Folklife Center, History Miami 
Address: 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33130
folklife@historymiami.org
305-375-1492
Comments: State program. Does documentary research. Supports and presents folklife programming. History Miami includes an Archive and Research Center, as well a Museum.
Keywords: museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions folklife archives archive archival collections photographs sound recordings moving image folklore folk arts crafts artifacts folklore dance music florida caribbean cuban afro-cuban calypso foodways public sector organizations public programs k-12 education anthropology ethnology research ethnography
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Resource: Southern Highlands Craft Guild 
Address: 382 Blue Ridge Vis
Asheville, NC 28805
828-298-7928
Comments: Museum, library, archive, and cultural research organization focusing on folk arts and crafts in southern Appalachia. Provides craft shops and two craft expositions a year for its member artists to sell their work. See the website for email form.
Keywords: north carolina folklore folklife ethnography ethnology cultural documentation anthropology appalachia appalachian folk arts crafts education public sector archive archives archival collections collection artifacts museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions material culture craft fairs library libraries research groups
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Resource: Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre 
Address: Ban Khamyong, Luang Prabang
Lao PDR
Comments: private museum and cultural center promotes understanding of the diverse cultures of northern Laos. Has provided exhibitions on subjects such as celebrations, beliefs, and the manufacture of handmade textiles. Sponsors research projects on the culture of the region. Exhibits include translations of texts into French, Japanese, and Chinese. The website includes an English interface.
Keywords: ethnography ethnology anthropology museum museums exhibit exhibits exhibitions artifacts folk arts art crafts ethnicity tribal ethnic groups agriculture textiles celebrations new years belief ceremonies baskets looms weaving southeast lao laotian laos asia asian library education public programs research groups indigenous peoples ethnography ethnology cultural documentation
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Resource: Traditional Arts in Upstate New York 
Address: 2 West Main Street
Canton, NY 13617-0665
tauny@northnet.org
315-386-4289
Comments: Non-profit membership organization that presents the traditional culture of upstate New York. Presents exhibits, demonstrations and workshops. Does documentary research and preserves collected materials in its archive, which also includes donated collections of upstate New York folklife. Hosts a site, North Country Folklore Online, providing online educational presentations on differnt topics related to the folklife of the region. Publishes books and recordings based on the organization's research and collections in its archive.
Keywords: new york folklore folklife folk music folk arts crafts education public programs workshops classes lectures exhibits exhibitions archive archives archival collections societies foodways k-12 online collections research ethnography cultural documentation ethnology cultural studies cultural anthropology
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Resource: Traditional Arts Indiana 
Address: 504 N. Fess Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47408
tradarts@indiana.edu
Comments: State folklife program established as a partnership between Indiana University Bloomington and the Indiana Arts Commission. Documents traditional artists and traditional arts processes. Collected materials become part of the Indiana Historical Society Library and Archive. Presents lectures, webinars, and workshops. Provides video guides to conducting interviews on the website.
Keywords: indiana folklore folklife exhibits programs public sector organizations public programs research groups cultural documentation ethnography ethnology cultural anthropology oral history folk arts crafts lectures
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Resource: Traditional Arts Program, San Francisco
Address: Department of Anthropology
California Academy of Sciences
875 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA, 94103
415-321-8385
Comments: Public program formed for the preservation, documentation, and presentation of the cultural expressions of the San Francisco Bay area.
Keywords: california folklore folklife public sector organizations public programs research groups san francisco bay arts crafts performance folk music dance
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Research Groups


Resource: United Nations Educational and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) 
Address: 7, place de Fontenoy , 75352 Paris 07 SP, France
bpi@unesco.org
+33 (0)1 45 68 10 00
Comments: World cultural, educational, social sciences, and science sections of UNESCO are available via this website, including the World Heritage Centre. Multiple online resources are also available. A database of cultural organizations throughout the world, the World Heritage List, is available on the World Heritage Centre pages. Lists of publications for various parts of this organization are also available, including online texts for reports. A free email newsletter is available from the World Heritage Centre. Many publications are available in electronic form and are downloadable.
Keywords: unesco united nations world heritage centre center social sciences cultural studies international publisher publishers publications newsletters serials reports monographs books manuals guides films audio sound recordings educational materials internet resource language linguistics cultural development indigenous peoples culture of peace research groups public sector organizations
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Societies
Research Groups
Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Public Sector Organizations
Directories and Web Resources


Resource: University of Central Florida Cultural Heritage Alliance 
Address: Film Department
University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL 32816
407-823-2195
Comments: Research and outreach organization in partnership with the University of Central Florida and the Florida Department of State's Florida Folklife Program.
Keywords: florida folklore folklife ethnology ethnography cultural documentation public sector organizations public programs research groups
Resource Type(s):
Research Groups
Public Sector Organizations


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Resource: Virgin Islands Humanities Council 
Address: #7 Kongens Gade
St. Thomas, VI 00802-6746
info@vihumanities.org
340-776-4044
Comments: Private non-profit organization for research and public education in the humanities. Produces public programs and events. Provides grants in support of non-profit organizations. Provides full text of articles and papers online. Publishes books related to Virgin Islands history and culture. "We the People" project sponsors educational programming on American history and diversity.
Keywords: virgin islands arts music performance education grants books research groups publisher publishers publications education public programs american history
Resource Type(s):
Research Groups
Publishers and Dealers of Books, Serials, and Recordings
Grant Giving Organizations


Resource: Virginia Folklife Program 
Address: Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
145 Ednam Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22903-4629
434-924-3296
Comments: A program of the Virginia Council for the Humanities for the documentation and presentation of Virginia folklife.
Keywords: virginia education folklore folklife arts crafts folk music folksong dance performance public sector organizations public programs ethnography ethnology cultural documentation research groups
Resource Type(s):
Research Groups
Public Sector Organizations


Resource: Wisconsin Quilt History Project, Inc. 
Address: PO Box 174
Thiensville, WI 53092
414-242-4377
Comments: Non-profit quilt research society.
Keywords: wisconsin society societies quilts quilting textiles folk arts crafts research groups
Resource Type(s):
Societies
Research Groups


Resource: Wyoming Arts Council Folk and Traditional Arts Program 
Address: Kendrick Building
2320 Capitol Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002
307-777-7721
Comments: State folk arts organization established to identify, document, preserve, and honor folk arts and traditions throughout Wyoming. Conducts fieldwork, awards grants, and produces public programming.
Keywords: wisconsin public sector organizations public programs folk arts ethnography cultural documentation grants awards
Resource Type(s):
Research Groups
Public Sector Organizations
Grant Giving Organizations


Resource: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 
Address: 15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011-6301
212-246-6080
Comments: Educational research organization and an extensive archive of cultural materials focusing on Ashkenazi Jewry.
Keywords: archive archives archival collections collection manuscripts maps broadsides audio sound recordings yiddish language jewish radio films moving image videos photographs ethnography folklore folksong folk music ashkenazi hebrew russian polish german french holocaust new york research groups
Resource Type(s):
Research Groups
Archives, Museums, and Libraries

 

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