Pacific Websites


 

ANTHROPOLOGY & ARCHAEOLOGY

(Also check Education & Pacific Studies list)

AAAPS (Australian Association for the Advancement of Pacific Studies) http://www.aaaps.edu.au/

Aboriginal Australia — History (simple account for lay readers, not an academic site) http://www.australiasouvenir.com/pages/history-of-the-aborigines-in-australia.html

Aboriginal Australia — Weblinks http://www.culture.gov.au/resources/indigenous.htm AND SEARCH http://www.culture.gov.au/search/indigenous/

AcademicConferences.org http://www.academic-conferences.org/conferences.htm

Academic Info: Anthropology  http://www.academicinfo.net/anth.html

Aid Workers Network  http://www.aidworkers.net

Anthro-Net Pacific Anthropology and Archaeology links http://home1.gte.net/ericjw1/pacific.html

Anthropology on the web (definitions and links, primarily US-based) http://www.usa-people-search.com/content-anthropology-on-the-web.aspx

Anthropology Resources (anthropology-related news, books and web resources) http://n-e-x-u-s.com/anthropology/

Anthropology Resources on the Internet (world directory of archaeology and anthropology web sites) http://www.anthropologie.net/

Anthropology Resources on the Internet (guide to anthropology and archaeology resources available on the Internet, including anthropology departments and journals around the world) http://www.anthropology-resources.net/Contents/contents.html

Anthropology Review Database http://wings.buffalo.edu/ARD/geninfo.shtml

Anthropology/Archaeology Virtual Library  http://vlib.org/SocialSciences

Anthrosource (AAA info source) http://www.anthrosource.net/

Archaeology Channel http://www.archaeologychannel.org/

Archaeology in Oceania http://www.questia.com/library/jp-archaeology-in-oceania.jsp?CRID=jp_archaeology_in_oceania&OFFID=se1&KEY=archaeology_in_oceania

Archaeology on the Net http://www.serve.com/archaeology/pacific.html

Archaeology of Oceania http://archaeology.about.com/science/archaeology/library/atlas/bloceania.htm

Auckland University Library (copious Pacific Anthropology weblinks and short bibliogrraphes) http://www.library.auckland.ac.nz/subjects/anthro/nzppacific.htm

Ausanthrop [Australian anthropology site, particularly Aboriginal] http://www.ausanthrop.net/

[search engine of websites] http://www.ausanthrop.net/resources/links/index.php

Australian Dictionary of Biography http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/adbonline.htm

Australian National Library online newspaper resource http://ndpbeta.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/home

Austronesian On-line http://coombs.anu.edu.au/~marck/anhmpg.htm

Bibliography of Oceanic Art, Ethnography and Anthropology (ANU Centre for Cross-Cultural Research)  http://www.anu.edu.au/culture/biblio/

Blain Biographical Directory of Anglican Clergy in the South Pacific (biographical information on clergy and deaconesses of the Anglican Church in New Zealand, Polynesia, and Melanesia up to 1930). http://anglicanhistory.org/nz/blain_directory/

Cannibalism discussion http://www.pacific-credo.net/cannibalism/

Captain Cook Society http://www.captaincooksociety.com/

Challenge of the wind (Polynesian voyaging simulation online) http://www2.bishopmuseum.org/anthro/voyage/index.htm

China's growing influence in the SW Pacific (US Congressional Research Service Report) http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RL34086.pdf

Danny Yee's Anthropology Resources (particularly useful for his excellent book reviews) http://danny.oz.au/anthropology/

Educational Guide for Archaeologists http://coupons.answers.com/guide/18631864/Educational-Guide-for-Archaeologists.html

Ethnologies Compares Online journal, free access  http://alor.univ-montp3.fr/cerce/revue.htm

Ethnologue (online Languages database) http://www.ethnologue.com/

Forensic Archaeology & Anthropology (page with many further links) http://www.forensiccolleges.net/resources/foresnsic-science-principles-archaeology/

Gender Relations Centre (ANU) http://rspas.anu.edu.au/grc

Global Islands Network http://www.globalislands.net/

Google in Maori http://www.google.com/language_tools?hl=en [Maori is halfway down the list of languages at the bottom of the page. Select it and your instructions etc. will appear in Maori. So far this is the only Pacific language listed].

Human Development Report 2004 (with links to earlier reports)  http://hdr.undp.org/reports/global/2004/

Island Studies (research material which supports the study of islands) http://www.islandstudies.ca/

Island Vulnerability (publications on islands and isolated geographies, island risk, vulnerability, and disasters, and links to websites related to island development) http://www.islandvulnerability.org/resources.html

Last-First Network: Tools for Change ("over 11,000 resources on every aspect of community renewal, social change" etc. Includes South Pacific section) http://www.lastfirst.net/index.php

Margaret Mead official photographer Ken Heyman (1) interview about Mead: http://markbussell.com/HeymanMead.html (2) blog that focuses on Heyman's anthropology-inspired photography http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/

Melanesia Interest Group http://www.melanesia.org/

Melanesia Today (1927) (A Study Circle Book: A.I. Hopkins, compiler) http://anglicanhistory.org/oceania/hopkins_today1927/

The Melanesian (online community of critics to discuss and debate issues affecting the people and cultures of Melanesia) http://themelanesian.org

Museum Anthropology Review (open-access peer-reviewed journal of museum & material culture studies) http://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/mar/index

Östereichisch-Südpazifische Gesellschaft (German language site)  http://www.univie.ac.at/ospg/index.html

Outrigger: Blog of the Pacific Institute http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/blogs/pacificinstitute/

Pacific Dissertations & Theses from the University of Hawai'i 1923-2008 http://libweb.hawaii.edu/libdept/pacific/html/pacificd&t.htm

Pacific Institute blog "Outrigger" http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/blogs/pacificinstitute/

Pacific Manuscripts Bureau (PAMBU) http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/pambu/catalogue/

Pacific Navigation http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~feegi/index.html

Pacific Prehistory http://archaeology.org/9811/abstracts/pacific.html

Pacific Research Online (database of Pacific research expertise mainly based within New Zealand universities) http://www.pacificresearchonline.com/

Pacific Studies WWW Virtual Library (Australian National University) http://coombs.anu.edu.au/WWWVL-PacificStudies.html

Project Canterbury (digitizing Anglican History in the Pacific): http://anglicanhistory.org/oceania/

Questia.com (research aids) http://www.questia.com/Index.jsp

Religion in the Pacific (NZ National Library Directory) http://webdirectory.natlib.govt.nz/dir/en/pacific/religion/

Rivers, WHR: Essays on the Depopulation of Melanesia (1922)(a collective web log on anthropology) http://anglicanhistory.org/oceania/depopulation1922/

Savage Minds (collective anthropology web log and online discussion forum) http://savageminds.org/about-savage-minds/

Scholar Space (Digital repository of the University of Hawai'i — journal indexes and much more) http://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/

Semiotic Review of Books http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/epc/srb/index.html

South Seas Photograph Collections (in Australian institutions) — Sample Catalogue http://rspas.anu.edu.au/pambu/Onlinematerials/Sth%20Sea%20Photo%20Collections/06Jul26CatalogueComplete.rtf

SIMA (Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology, Smithsonian Institution) http://anthropology.si.edu/summerinstitute/

South Seas Photograph Collections (in Australian institutions) — Sample Catalogue http://rspas.anu.edu.au/pambu/Onlinematerials/Sth%20Sea%20Photo%20Collections/06Jul26CatalogueComplete.rtf

Sustainable Islands project at the University of Sydney http://www.isa.org.usyd.edu.au/research/islands.shtml

UNDP (United Nations Development Project) http://www.sdnp.undp.org/

University of Auckland Digital Collections Online http://www.library.auckland.ac.nz/digitalcollections/ websites.html

University of Hawaii at Manoa's Pacific-related photo collections: http://libweb.hawaii.edu/libdept/pacific AND http://digicoll.manoa.hawaii.edu/

The Vaka Taumako Project of the Pacific Traditions Society (studying voyaging canoe traditions of Taumako in the Santa Cruz group) http://www.pacifictraditions.org/vaka/

WEDA (Worldwide Email Directory of Anthropologists) (University of Buffalo site) http://anthropology.buffalo.edu/WEDA/

What is Anthropology? http://www.aaanet.org/anthbroc.htm

WHO site on human rights and health of indigenous populations http://www.who.int/hhr/activities/indigenous/en/

Women's sexual and reproductive risk index for the Pacific (Family Planning International, Secretariat of the Pacific Community and Population Action International, November 2009) http://www.globalfocus.org.nz/infoservices/cgi-bin/knowledge/jump.cgi?ID=18203

ASSOCIATIONS & SOCIETIES

American Anthropological Association  http://www.aaanet.org/

Association of Social Anthropologists of Aotearoa/New Zealand (ASAANZ) http://asaanz.rsnz.org/

Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth http://www.theasa.org/

Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania (ASAO) http://www.soc.hawaii.edu/asao/pacific/hawaiki.html

Australian Anthropological Society http://www.aas.asn.au/

Australian Association for the Advancement of Pacific Studies http://oceanicencounters.anu.edu.au/aaaps/

Coral Reef Alliance [Non-profit organization dedicated to keeping coral reefs alive http://www.coral.org/

European Society of Oceanists http://www.joensuu.fi/esfo/

International Small Islands Studies Association (ISISA) http://www.geol.utas.edu.au/isisa/

Museum Ethnographers Group* (MEG) http://www.museumethnographersgroup.org.uk/

Open Anthropology Co-Operative ("open to all with an interest in anthropology") http://openanthcoop.ning.com/

Pacific Arts Association http://www.pacificarts.org/

Pacific Dissertations & Theses from the University of Hawai'i 1923-2008 http://libweb.hawaii.edu/libdept/pacific/html/pacificd&t.htmPacific History Association  http://www.pacifichistoryassociation.com/

Pacific Islanders' Cultural Association http://www.pica-org.org/websurf/websurf.html

Pasifika Australia http://asianstudies.anu.edu.au/Pasifika_Australia

Small Islands Cultural Research Initiative (SICRI) http://www.sicri-network.org

Société des Océanistes (France, website in French, society based in Musée de l'Homme) http://www.oceanistes.org

Society for Applied Anthropology http://www.sfaa.net/

World Council of Anthropological Associations (Blog encouraging interchange of ideas between anthropologists from different countries working in divers cultures http://www.wcaanet.org/blog/

TEACHING & PERSONAL SITES

Anthropology of Religion (Doug Padgett) http://www.indiana.edu/%7Ewanthro/religion.htm#what

Applied Anthropology (Ann Reed) http://www.indiana.edu/%7Ewanthro/applied.htm

Canoes: Fijian Voyaging Canoes (nice personal site by Wayne Sanday. Be warned: slow-loading animation on home-page) http://www.angelfire.com/ma3/axiom/

Caste System and the Stages of Life in Hinduism (Kelley Ross) http://www.friesian.com/caste.htm

Culture definitions: http://www.onlinebachelordegreeprograms.com/resources/bachelor-of-arts-in-anthropology-culture/

Envisioning the Pacific Islands: Indigenous, Colonial and Contemporary Arts (Margaret Jolly) http://www.hawaii.edu/cpis/psi/art/Envisioning%20pacific%20islands.htm

Explorations in Social Inequality (Michael Kearl) http://www.trinity.edu/%7Emkearl/strat.html

Field Museum Pacific website http://sites.google.com/a/fieldmuseum.org/pacific-web/

Fieldwork: The Anthropologist in the Field (Laura Zimmer-Tamakoshi) http://www.melanesia.org/fieldwork/tamakoshil/

Fijian Art articles (Rod Ewins) http://www.justpacific.com/fiji/fijianart/

For students: http://www.as.ua.edu/ant/Faculty/murphy/anthros.htm      http://www.indiana.edu/~wanthro/theory.htm      http://www.savageminds.org

History of the Cherokee (Ken Martin) http://cherokeehistory.com/index.html

Kinship http://www.as.ua.edu/ant/Faculty/murphy/436/kinship.htm

Kinship and Social Organization (Brian Schwimmer- Interactive site + tutorials) http://www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/arts/anthropology/tutor/

Melanesian Interest Group [blog of the American Anthropological Association] http://mignet.blogspot.com/

Pacific Studies Website (ANU) http://asianstudies.anu.edu.au/Pacific_Studies

Peoples of the World http://www.ucc.uconn.edu/~epsadm03/overview.html

SHIMA: The International Journal of Research into Island Cultures (Online journal) http://www.shimajournal.org/

Society for the Anthropology of Work (Joshua Wells) http://www.indiana.edu/%7Ewanthro/joshua1.htm

Theory in Anthropology (Richard Wilks) http://www.indiana.edu/%7Ewanthro/theory.htm#sub

Virtual Archaeologist: Like-A-Fishhook Village and Fort Berthold project (includes interactive 3D simulations of earthlodges) http://fishhook.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu

Wallace's (Alfred Russel) "Malay Archipelago" www.papuaweb.org/dlib/bk/wallace/archipelago.html


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