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Academic Departments
Academic Programs in Folklore on the Internet, Baltic Institute of Folklore (BIF) Home Page, Cultural Analysis: An Interdisciplinary Forum on F, Indiana University Department of Folklore and Ethn, Indiana University Folklore Collection, Jewish Folklore in Israel, Milman Parry Collection of Oral Literature, National Centre for English Cultural Tradition, Southern Folklife Collection, UCLA Folklore and Mythology Archives
Death and Funeral Customs
Aging and Death in Folklore, Backcountry Death Ways, Bali Royal Cremation - photos by Max Buten, Deadly Superstitions, Death and Afterwards, Death Central on Monstrous, Death: Burial Customs and Beliefs, Funeral Customs in Yunnan Province, China, Funeral Customs of Caucasian Estonians, Funeral Customs of the Northern Khants
Literature
Graffiti, Jokes and Anecdotes, Poetry, Proverbs and Sayings, Rhymes, Riddles, Superstitions, Tales, Urban Legends, An Introduction to Folktales, Becka's Mythology Pages, Children's Folklore, Folklore, Folklore and Myth, Fables and Tall Tales, Folklore Home Page, Fool's Paradise - Tons-o-Trickster!, Forms of Folklore, The Verbal Arts, Forms of Traditional Literature with Links, My Folklore Courses Home Page
Magic
Building Protection, Charms and Spells, Curses, Arabic Folk Medicine and Magic: 20th Century Amul, Be Lucky Golf Superstitions, Black Cats and the Black Cat Bone, Conference Abstract: Texts as Actions, Actions as , Dragon Spells, Evil Eyes by Alev Bir, Gemstones and Crystals, Issues in Ethnicity: The Demory Site Skull, Lost Secrets, Lucky Mojo Spells Archive
Organizations
Archives, American Folklore Society, Australian Folklore, Bozeman Folklore Society - Montana, British Columbia Folklore Society, California Folklore Society, Center for Folklore and Ethnography, University of, CityLore, Folklore Society of Greater Washington DC, Folklore Society, London, England, Folkore Fellows at the Kalevala Institute of the U
Products and Services
Center for Southern Folklore - Memphis, Tennessee, Folk Art and Magic: Shamanism in Korea, Folkloric Amulets and Charms
Religion
Exorcism by Rabbis: Talmud Sages and Their Magic, Fetichism in West Africa, Islamic Resurgence and the Belief System of Rural , Moon Cakes, Popular Faith and Practice in Bulgaria Today, Popular Religion in Portugal, Santo Nino - The Infant Jesus of Prague in Filipin, The Significance of Baptism in Estonian Folk Belie
Weather Beliefs
MoonXscape, Project Atmosphere Australia - Weather Proverbs &a, Weather Folklore, Weather Folktales, Weather Proverbs, Weather World Weather Folklore, Winter Weatherlore & Folklore
American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Created by Congress in 1976 "to preserve and present American Folklife," the Center incorporates the Archive of Folk Culture, established at the Library in 1928 as a repository for American Folk Music.
Archer Taylor
Wolfgang Mieder's biographical sketch of the University of California Professor of Folklore Archer Taylor, and his work as a paremiologist--collector of proberbs.
Archives of Folklore Discussion List
Hosts a complete month-by-month record of all the posts made to the discussion-list, from 1990 to the present.
At the Edge: The Cosmic Mill
Article by Alby Stone discussing the hand-mill as an image of the cosmos.
British Columbia Folklore Society
A definition and explanation of folklore, with examples.
D. L. Ashliman
Folklore researcher, providing extensive resources on Germanic myths, legends and sagas, and Indo-European folk and fairy tales.
Directory of Irish and Celtic Folklore
An "A to Z of Irish Folkore," including seasonal celebrations, folktales, folk sayings, folk cures, leprechaun and fairy beliefs, and the origins of names.
Ethnologies
English-French bilingual journal disseminating knowledge about activities concerning folklore and ethnology, in Canada and elsewhere.
Family Folklore: How to Collect Your Own Family Fo
Guide produced to accompany the exhibition "The Grand Generation: Memory, Mastery, Legacy" organized by the Smithsonian Institution.
Folk Beliefs in Modern Japan
E-text of the book edited by Inoue Nobutaka, Institute for Japanese Culture and Classics, Kokugakuin University.
Folklore and Popular Culture
Selective bibliography compiled by Charles D. Wright, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Folklore: An Introduction
Contains definitions, basic categories, and listings of subjects studied by folkloristics.
Folklore: an Online Electronic Journal
English-language archives of an informative Baltic Folklore journal published by the Folk Belief and Media Group of the Estonian Literary Museum. Material about Estonian shamanism, urban legends, ethnomusicology, popular calendar data, and general folk belief.
Journal of Folklore Research
A peer-reviewed publication of the Folklore Institute at Indiana University, established in 1965.
Latin-American Folklore Resources Online
Lengthy links-page from UCLA provides access to information about folkloric Latin American festivals, food, games, music, religion, and folktales.
Lucky W Amulet Archive
Encyclopedic resource describing and illustrating folkloric talismans and lucky charms from around the world, including horseshoe, swastika, four-leaf clover, rabbit foot, raccoon penis bone, hamsa hand, John the Conqueror root, scarab beetle, and black cat bone.
New York Folklore Society
Definitions of folklore and the related terms folklife and folk arts.
Old Wives Tales
Sayings, superstitions, portents, lore, and rhymes, passed along to us, and being passed along to the next generation.
Paganism in British Folk Customs by Bob Trubshaw
Article that contrasts the true remains of Pagan origins in the folk customs of England with those customs created or exaggerated through "paganisation" by Victorian romantic authors.
Pro Ethnologia
Journal of the Estonian National Museum, publishing short articles on ethnographical issues. Content in Estonian and English.
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Herit
Focuses on contemporary grassroots cultures. Festival information, recordings, events, and resources.
The Folklore of the Isle of Man
Myths, legends, superstitions, customs and proverbs, by A. W. Moore (1891), e-text from a Manx Note Book.
The Hebridean Folklore Project
Run by volunteers to keep Scottish folklore alive and accessible, with the aim of relating Scottish culture around the world. Includes tales and photos.
Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland
Collected and arranged by Lady Augusta Gregory (1920), e-text from the Internet Sacred Text Archive.