Extreme Web Surfs!
Wednesday, December 10, 2003
 
DIDGERIDOO



This traditional instrument of Australian aboriginal peoples is enjoying a renaissance. Here are some sites to learn more about it - several contain mp3 files, so you can hear it as well..

Aboriginal Art

Charley Didge

Didgeridoo.com

Didgeweb ( in Dutch)


INDIAN GAMBLING CASINOS IN U.S.

Due to the fact that historical treaties recognize Native American tribes as sovereign nations in many respects, Indians have in the last quarter century found a financial bonanza through casinos on tribal lands. A thoughtful selection of essays on this phenomena is here


ISLANDS

A few diverse..

Wake Island

Boricua (Puerto Rican Culture)

St. Pierre et Miquelon (..a bit of France in North America; site in French, link to English information)


ART MUSEUMS

High Museum (Atlanta, GA)

Hunter Museum (Chattanooga, TN)

Parrish Museum (Southampton, Long Island NY)

RISD Museum (Providence, RI - walk past this one daily, visit when I can; one of premier design schools in world, girls had purple hair here 3 years before it hit the malls..)

Tiger Tail Virtual Museum - great web concept, splendidly carried out. Bookmark it!


NOTE TO VISITORS:

Maarten (his blog linked at top right) and I are planning to start a "cooperative" link blog, in addition to keeping up our own sites. We are looking for a few other kindred spirits to join us in this venture. If you're a websurfer yourself with a variety of interests, and would like to hear more : EMAIL MATT


"We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time."


T.S. Eliot "Four Quartets:Little Gidding"




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