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Publications and websites on preserving cultural heritage

02 November 2010

Books and Articles

Carlton, Jim. “In Alaska, a Frenchman Fights to Revive the Eyak’s Dead Tongue.” Wall Street Journal (10 August 2010)
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704499604575407862950503190.html

Cuno, James, ed. Whose Culture? The Promise of Museums and the Debate Over Antiquities. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2009.

Gates, Pamela S. and Dianne L. Hall Mark. Cultural Journeys: Multicultural Literature for Children and Young Adults. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2006.

Gerstenblith, Patty. Art, Cultural Heritage, and the Law: Cases and Materials. 2nd ed. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2008.

Hogan, John P., ed. Cultural Identity, Pluralism, and Globalization. Washington, DC: Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, 2005.

Hopkins, Kyle. “Extinct Alaska Native Language Interests French Student.” Anchorage Daily News (29 June 2010)
http://www.adn.com/2010/06/27/1343777/unlikely-passion-may-save-eyak.html

McLean, George F. Persons, Peoples, and Cultures: Living Together in a Global Age. Washington, DC: Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, 2004.

National Geographic. “Places We Must Save: World Parks at Risk,” National Geographic, vol. 210, no. 4 (October 2006)
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0610/feature2/index.html

Regier, Willis G., ed. Masterpieces of American Indian Literature. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2005.

Roberts, Sam. “Listening to (and Saving) the World’s Languages.” New York Times (28 April 2010).
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/29/nyregion/29lost.html?pagewanted=al

Robinson, Matt. “Preservation Hall Links Past With the Present,” Travel Weekly (December 7, 2007)
http://www.travelweekly.com/article3_ektid117098.aspx

Smith, Laurajane and Natsuko Akagawa, eds. Intangible Heritage. London; New York: Routledge, 2009.

Sweet, William, ed. The Dialogue of Cultural Traditions: Global Perspective. Washington, DC: Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, 2008.
Series: Cultural Heritage and Contemporary Change. Series I, Culture and Values; v. 39

Websites

U.S. Government

National Endowment for the Arts
http://www.nea.gov

National Park Service
http://www.nps.gov

North Dakota Council on the Arts
www.nd.gov/arts

U.S. Department of State
Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation
http://exchanges.state.gov/heritage/afcp.html

U.S. Library of Congress
American Folklife Center
http://www.loc.gov/folklife

U.S. Library of Congress
National Book Festival
http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/

International Organizations

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property (1970)
http://portal.unesco.org/en/ev.php-URL_ID=13039&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html

UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage
http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/

UNESCO Interactive Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger
http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/index.php?pg=00206

UNESCO World Cultural Heritage
http://whc.unesco.org

Research and Advocacy Organizations

Archives of Traditional Music - Indiana University
http://www.indiana.edu/~libarchm/

Core of Culture (preserving dance)
http://www.coreofculture.org/

Breath of Life Workshop (preserving indigenous California languages)
http://linguistics.berkeley.edu/~survey/activities/breath-of-life.php

Endangered Language Alliance Project
http://endangeredlanguagealliance.org

Endangered Language Fund
http://www.endangeredlanguagefund.org/about.html

Linguistic Society of America
Committee on Endangered Languages
http://www.lsadc.org/info/lsa-comm-endanger.cfm

Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages
www.livingtongues.org/

Marygrove College
African American Literature and Culture Society
http://aalcs.marygrove.edu

Myaamia Project (Miami Tribe of Oklahoma)
www.myaamiaproject.org/

National Trust for Historic Preservation
www.preservationnation.org

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
http://www.folklife.si.edu

Smithsonian Folklife Festival
http://www.festival.si.edu

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
http://www.folkways.si.edu

Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas
www.ssila.org

University of California, Berkeley
Yurok Language Project
http://www.linguistics.berkeley.edu/~yurok

University of Hawaii
Language Documentation Training Center (LDTC)
http://www.ling.hawaii.edu/~uhdoc/

World Arts West
San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

www.worldartswest.org