Alan Liu of the English Department at University of California, Santa
Barbara has created a searchable database diversity and immigration
called the "Voices
of the Shuttle" Very extensive and well organized,
including general resources and resources by ethnicity.
The International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology offers links to cross-cultural psychological resources.
Dr. Kedar Dwivedi runs Transcultural Mental Health Online from England. (Strong African/African roots emphasis, mental health content includes case and article.)
Dr. Douglas Degelman offers links on Cross Cultural Psychology.
Administrators in Child Welfare is a nationwide, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of African American children and their families who are gravely overrepresented in the nation’s child welfare system.
Blackvoices.com is an African
American online community which brings together job seekers and
Blackstripe is a page for Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transsexuals of African descent.
UCLA offers a good list of links on a wide range of issues of interest to African Americans.
Cyndi Howell’s "Cyndi’s List" of African American genealogical links has a lot more too!
The Arkansas scholarship information site offers Information on Scholarships for African Americans
The African American Forum is maintained by Prof. Ashenafi Kebede of Florida State University.
The National African-American Male Collaboration
seeks to improve the quality of life for African-American males.
Sistahspace is an African-American Webring which includes depression, interracial-relationships, violence against women, and identity issues.
The Nubian Soul Ring connects members to Webrings including one on mental health issues.
seeks "to bring together authoritative information about the whole world of Africa
Latino Links -- see also Kelly McCarthy's Mexican-American Pages
The Latino Social Workers Organization
is a Chicago-based organization with several national affiliates.
Information on Puerto Rican Issues is the information service on Puerto Rican Issues.
Fiesta Educativa is a California-based group supporting families of people with disabilities. Information in Spanish and English.
Latino.com offers news, information and commercial resources. The Latino Link provides information on arts and culture and a chat forum. The LatinoWeb offers content and personal links for a Latino "virtual Community." The Info Latino provides a wide range of information and links. Starmedia.com is a global portal for news and cultural resources for Latin Americans (en Espanol).
The Galaxy search engine Latino Culture provides a set of links to issues of Latino culture.
Spanish language web sites include Quepasa.com (news and chat in Spanish and English, aimed at North Americans); Starmedia.com (Latin American news); ElSitio.com (US, Latin American and South American); and Terra.com (from Spain).
Island Connoisseur (a very commercial site) offers information on History and the Government & Economy of each Caribbean island, as well is some information on celebrations and carnivals.
Links on Haiti from the Purdue University Multicultural Home Page: (many)
Frantz Pierre offers Haitian Culture Internet Resources In a Nutshell from a virtual tour to cultural information of many kinds.
The Haitian Support Group offers cultural links.
The Haitian-American Psychiatric Association is a national working group.
Haitian Great Boston Resources/Agencies offer names, addresses and phone numbers.
Boston Haitian Reporter has a list of Boston area mental health and cultural resources, as well as some organizations in New York City and Miami.
The Center for Community Health, Education & Research, Inc. in Dorchester, MA 02124 offers Haitian Resources in the Boston Area
Wotanging Ikche a Native American newsletter hosted by Gary Night Owl, offers Native American News and links. Many peoples are named, and links offered (as well as print subscriptions).
The Index of Native American Resources on the Internet is an excellent, wide-ranging set of links to culture, education, health, art and other issues.
4 Worlds offers links to Tribal Peoples Resources.
Schizophrenia treatment in Asia is discussed in the World Fellowship for Schizophrenia’s Asia Report but from a Western point of view.
The ABC's for ABC's (American Born Chinese) is a personal page but offers interesting content.
The International Society for Educational Information provides information on several aspects of Japanese Culture and Society written by Professor Ito Abito, an anthropologist, of Tokyo University.
A wide range of links regarding Japanese culture, arts, food and business are available from the
New Mexico Japan Center.
Khmer Health Advocates offers useful information but is only erratically accessible.
The Hmong Homepage is the place to start! An excellent directory of available information spanning a wide range of topics.
The University of Minnesota Refugee Studies Center includes bibliographies resources on some illnesses, parenting, deaths/losses of elders, and prenatal care as they affect Hmong in the United States.
Lao Family's Mental health Services pages offers a solid starting point for general mental health concerns. PTSD, depression and suicide risk are addressed.
The Center for Multicultural and Multilingual Mental Health Services offers useful information about risks and protective factors for elderly Hmong migrants. Very useful.
For the non-Hmong, Anne Fadiman's "The Spirit Catches You and You fall Down" (Noonday Press of Farrar, Straus and Giroux) is a fine introduction. It is the story of a Hmong family and one of their daughters, whose seizure disorder has a very different meaning to the family and to a variety of very well intended American doctors. A tragic story, but one to learn from.
The Hmong Studies Journal is useful, if recent, online resource for scholars.
Panindia.com offers news and links about India and Indian communities worldwide. Links to chat threads include US Immigration, Pakistani Culture, Gujarati Culture, Kerala Culture, Punjabi Cuture, Telugu and more.
The Moscow Expat Site is a virtual community for English-speaking expats and Russians.
started in 1977. Last update 4/24/02