Student Internet Resources - Cultures- Around the World-South America - Caribbean Island

Cultural Profiles Project
Cultural profiles include family life, food, holidays, arts & leisure, spirituality, and more.

Yahooligans Directory: Cultures
Links to sites by culture and other Internet resources.

Welcome to Expedition Earth
Find by country information on culture, cuisine, holidays, recipes, folktales, and language.

Getting Through Customs
Investigate the holidays, cognitive style, business practices, of countries throughout the world.

Country Studies
This is a higher reading level site. Look for your country in the pull down menu below "choose a country study". This doesn't include information on Canada, France, The United Kingdom, and some African countries. Scroll down to chapter two to find information on family, gender roles, and religion.

Columbus Guides
This site can be searched by continent or country. Information on geography, language, and religion. There are links to information on regions and cities as well as, social profiles that cover holidays, food, and drink.

Lonely Planet
Click on the "worldguide" link. Select a region and then the country in that region. Click on the side link for "culture" and you will find some limited information.

The Global Gazette
Learn about the cultures of the United States, Norway, and China. You will find information about traditions, sports, governments, special symbols, arts & music, norms and everyday life.

Zeroland: The arts on the web
Use this central directory to determine which art you would like information on: architecture, dance, music, theatre, etc.

The Great Building Collection
Use the "quick search" feature to find architecture by country.

Cultures on the Edge
Learn about the Aymara culture of the Andes (Bolivia, Peru, and Chile).

Santiera
Information on this Caribbean and South American religion.

Vodun
Information on this Haitian religion.

Origins of Voodoo
Extensive history on this religion.

The Rastafarian Religion
Information on this Jamaican religion.

Rastafari
An extensive history on this religion.