Category : Cultures & Groups : Society & Culture & Entertainment

Biker Clubs in New York

Cultures & Groups
There are many biker clubs in the New York area for those who are just casual motorcycle fans looking to spend time with other casual motorcycle fans, to law enforcement bike riders who join together to do charity work. While some clubs have preferences on the people that join and the...

Kokeshi Dolls History

Cultures & Groups
The art and tradition of Kokeshi dolls dates back to the early 19th century in the Tohoku region of Japan. The dolls were originally made by woodworkers, known as kijiya, who first made and sold the designs as souvenirs. The original use of these small wooden dolls is thought to be spiritual in natu

Navajo Weaving Tools

Cultures & Groups
In capable hands, Navajo weaving tools turn plain wool into works of art. Each weaving tool plays a role in turning sheep's wool into rich tapestries forming rugs, clothing and blankets. Even today, not much has changed when it comes to the tools used to create today's woven artwork. Similar tools a

Why Study Black History

Cultures & Groups
Learning about the history of other cultures contributes to cultural awareness. There are often more facets of a culture than meet the eye. While Black History unquestionably includes the background of slavery, one can also learn other aspects of the history, whether it is through reading works from

How to Make Indian Dolls

Cultures & Groups
Most American Indian tribes who lived where corn was grown used corn husks to create dolls. These dolls can range from very simple to elaborately beautiful. In some tribes, the Indian dolls were fashioned to look like members of the tribe and were even used as ceremonial artifacts. Creating your own