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Cultural Groups in the United States


A comprehensive site that includes history, bibiliographies, a dictionary, links to other sites, digitial photographs of Pa ndau and cultural artifacts, and a useful page about etiquette.


PBS features an ever-changing list of programs and web site companions on national and international culture as well as other topics. Examples include the American Experience, and The Split Horn: Hmong Culture.


Population, economic profiles, social characteristics, and more from U.S. Census information.


Lesson plans and interactive sites for elementary and middle school on African American History,...

 

Religion


Adherents.Com is an independent internet initiative which collects adherent statistics and religious geography citations. Religions are indexed by location as well as by name. Users can find answers to such questions as "What percentage of the world is Muslim?" or " How many Lutherans live in the United States?" Summary Statistics offer quick links to helpful lists like the world's major religions ordered by size, the largest religious groups in the U.S., and branches.


From the U.S. State Department, Muslim Life in America is a E-Pamphlet that documents the vitality and diversity of the Muslim experience in the United States. The site has photo galleries, demographic information, a bibliography and links to other Internet resources.


The OCRT is a Canadian group dedicated to disseminating accurate, unbiased information about organized religions and their beliefs. The site includes sections on other ethical groups, Spiritual Paths, and Neopagan faiths.


Based on interviews with more than 35,000 American adults, extensive U.S. Religious Landscape Survey by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life details the religious makeup, religious beliefs and practices as well as social and political attitudes of the American public. The online web site includes dynamic tools that complement the full report, which can be downloaded at the site.

 

Wisconsin People and Culture


snapshots of people, places, government, and industry


Supports member tribes in expanding self-determination efforts by providing services and assistance.


"A non-profit Web site created by the partners of the Cultural Coalition of Wisconsin to support the state's culture, arts, humanites, and history."