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Vietnamese water puppet show- female solo
Vietnamese water puppetry is a unique folk art that originated a thousand years ago during the Ly dynasty. Villagers in the Red River delta and other rice-growing regions in Northern Vietnam staged water puppet performances to celebrate the end of the rice...
Format: audio
Vietnamese water puppet show: Finale
Vietnamese water puppetry is a unique folk art that originated a thousand years ago during the Ly dynasty. Villagers in the Red River delta and other rice-growing regions in Northern Vietnam staged water puppet performances to celebrate the end of the rice...
Format: audio
Vietnamese water puppet show: Fireworks and chorus
Vietnamese water puppetry is a unique folk art that originated a thousand years ago during the Ly dynasty. Villagers in the Red River delta and other rice-growing regions in Northern Vietnam staged water puppet performances to celebrate the end of the rice...
Format: audio
Vietnamese water puppet show: History
Vietnamese water puppetry is a unique folk art that originated a thousand years ago during the Ly dynasty. Villagers in the Red River delta and other rice-growing regions in Northern Vietnam staged water puppet performances to celebrate the end of the rice...
Format: audio
Vietnamese water puppet show: Instrumental prelude
Vietnamese water puppetry is a unique folk art that originated a thousand years ago during the the Ly dynasty. Villagers in the Red River delta and other rice-growing regions in Northern Vietnam staged water puppet performances to celebrate the end of the...
Format: audio
Vietnamese water puppet show: Lullaby
Vietnamese water puppetry is a unique folk art that originated a thousand years ago during the Ly dynasty. Villagers in the Red River delta and other rice-growing regions in Northern Vietnam staged water puppet performances to celebrate the end of the rice...
Format: audio
Weaving in a Mekong village
This was recorded as part of a multi-day Mekong Delta tour that started in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) and finished in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It is a unique experience to cross the border over water rather than overland. We were amongst the first groups...
Format: audio

Resources on the web

America's Story from America's Library
An interactive website that incorporates games and multiple media formats with primary sources and information to encourage kids to learn about American history (Learn more)
Format: website/activity
Provided by: Library of Congress
Ancient China
An in-depth look at ancient Chinese culture through Crafts and Artisans, Geography, Time, Tombs and Ancestors, and Writing. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: British Museum
artNC
Images and background information on works of art, classroom activity ideas and lesson plans, and program listings. (Learn more)
Format: website/lesson plan
Provided by: North Carolina Museum of Art
¡del Corazón! Latino Voices in American Art
Find primary source materials featuring Latin American artists and their works at the Smithsonian Institution's American Art Museum. (Learn more)
Format: website/lesson plan
Provided by: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Campfire Stories with George Catlin
Discover the American Indians of the 1830s through the writings and artwork of George Catlin. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: Smithsonian Institution American Art Museum
The Chateau Versailles
Find out about the The Chateau Versailles and French history by exploring interactive maps, lovely images and photos, and brief informative text that covers the major physical areas of Versailles, its fascinating people, their daily life, and their treasures. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: Chateau de Versailles
Classical Art Research Centre - the Beazley Archive
Browse or search this collection of classical art and archaeology. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: Faculty of Classics at Wolfson College, Oxford
Cloth & Clay: Communicating Culture
Study ceramic and textile objects and discover the great Mesoamerican and Andean civilizations of the ancient Americas. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: Virtual Museum of Canada
Learning at the British Library
Learning at the British Library is a section of the British Library's website and contains interactive learning exhibits targeted at students with accompanying material for teachers. While these educational materials are aligned with the British... (Learn more)
Format: website
Provided by: The British Library
Learning Centre: Library and Archives Canada
Primary source materials in Canadian history and culture (and how to use them) presented by the Library and Archives Canada. (Learn more)
Format: website/lesson plan
Provided by: Library and Archives Canada
North By South
Culture, traditions, history and impact of the communities resulting from the 1900-1960 African-American migrations from south to north. (Learn more)
Format: website/lesson plan
Provided by: Kenyon College
North Carolina Museum of History Education Resources
Locate articles, timelines, online resources, teaching aids, workshops, and more for teaching and learning about North Carolina history. Lessons are searchable by resource types, topic, or North Carolina curriculum standards. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: The North Carolina Museum of History
The NYPL Picture Collection Online
More than 30,000 digitized images from books, magazine, newspapers, original photographs, prints, and postcards from the 1700s through 1925. (Learn more)
Format: website/lesson plan
Provided by: The New York Public Library