An (incomplete and ever-growing) Spiderweb of Resources
This is an ever-growing list of webpages, organizations, individuals, and multi-media resources weaving the spiderweb of cultural work, community action, regional studies, traditional culture, social justice, sustainability, and and local solution building.
Do you know of an organization, person, or site that should be included here? Please contact us and we’ll include it here.
Alaska Native Knowledge Network
Alliance for California Traditional Arts
American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress
American Memory Learning Page at the Library of Congress
Anne Braden Institute
Archive of American Folk Medicine
Arizona State Museum Southwest Cultural Podcasts
Arkansas Advocate for Children and Families
Arkansas Citizens First Congress
Arkansas Historic Preservation Program
The Art of the Rural
The Arts of Building Peace: Stories of Cultural Workers and and Artist-Peacebuilders
The Association of American Cultures.
Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds (see blogroll for a link to their wonderful blog)
Center for Community Change Building the power and capacity of low-income people, especially low-income people of color, to have a significant impact in improving their communities and the policies and institutions that affect their lives.
The Center for Rural Strategies
Community Partnerships R, C, & D A locally led non-profit dedicated to improving quality of life in rural Pennsylvania through cultural and environmental programs.
Conserving Arkansas Agricultural Heritage
Cradleboard Teaching Project
The Cultural Memory Bank Project, a part of the SEEDS Project which works to save Native American heritage seeds and agricultural knowledge in the southwest.
Center for the Study of the Built Environment
Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures
Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky Oral History Project
Democracy Collaborative and their blog, Community Wealth.org. They strive to, “advance a new understanding of democracy for the 21st century and to promote new strategies and innovations in community development that enhance democratic life.”
Digital Traditions, a website providing access to the folklife resources at the McKissick Museum in South Carolina.
Education and Democracy
The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture
Facing South, a New Voice for the Changing South
Fieldworing Online: A Community for Researchers and Writers
Florida Cultural Heritage Alliance
Fund for Folk Culture
Folksteams, an online National Preserve of Documentary Films about American Roots Cultures.
Global Human Rights Education Association
Goucher College, MA in Cultural Sustainability
The Group for Cultural Documentation
Highlander Research and Education Center
Highlander Research Center—Seeds of Fire Youth Project.
Hmong Cultural Tour , an educational program of the The Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures.
Human Rights Resource Center.
International Center for Ethics, Justice, and Public Life.
Iowa Roots, a partnership between the Iowa Arts Council and Iowa Public Radio.
KABF, The Voice of the People
Kentucky Folklife Program
Legal Ruralism blog
Living the Story, the Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky
Long Island Traditions
Louisiana Voices Folklife in Eduction Project
McElroy House: Organization for Folklife, Oral History, and Community Action
Meadow Creek Initiative
Mid-America Arts Alliance
Midsouth Delta Initiative
Montana Heritage Project
Muhammad Ali Research Center
National Museum of the American Indian
National Museum of the American Indian Podcasts
National Radio Project’s Making Contact
National Writing Project’s Rural Voices Radio
Navdanya International, Dr. Vandana Shiva
The Neighborhood Alliance and the Journal of Everyday Thought
Peace and Justice Studies Association
Voices of New York Traditions
Open Folklore Initiative
Oral History Association
Oregon Folklife Program
Ozark Community Congress
Ozark Folk Ways: Heritage, Crafts, Art and Culture Center
Ozarks at Large
The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond
Philadelphia Folklore Project
Pryor Center for Oral and Visual History
Putting the Movement Back into Civil Rights Teaching
The Rights Angle: Human Rights Education Using the Newspaper created by the Alberta Civil Liberties Research Center.The Rural Assembly
Rural School and Community Trust
The Rural Blog
Sabine Schmidt Photography
Small-Mart: Ideas and Tools for Building Local, Healthy Economies.
The Southern Foodways Alliance
Social Justice Fund
Teaching for Change
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Social Practices Arts Network
Southern Poverty Law Center
Sow True, Seed Saving Information
Sustainable Music, Jeff Todd Titon
Teaching for Change.
Terry Tempest Williams
The Vermont Folklife Center
The Veteran’s History Project,
Western Folklife Center
Western Kentucky University, Folk Studies
Zinn Education Project