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  • El Espíritu de mi Mamá (The Spirit of my Mother) - Film about a young Garifuna woman raised in Los Angeles, who travels to the Caribbean after her mother's death. Includes annotated list of links about the culture, with Spanish-language notes on the music and movie reviewers' comments.
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  • Garifuna American Heritage Foundation United - Southern California group seeking to preserve and disseminate Garifuna culture. They list upcoming fundraisers and concerts, with news stories and links to related groups.
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  • Garifuna Migration Teacher's Guide - Lesson plans for studying the Garifuna migration, as well as exploring the roots of students' own families.
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  • Garifuna.com - Offers history, geography, and social information about Garifuna community; includes contact details for supportive organizations.
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  • Garinet - A portal with an array of links for contemporary Garifuna news, issues, culture, and organizations.
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  • Lebeha Drumming Center - Hopkins Village, Belize. Teaches local children traditional music, and offers concerts each night.
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  • National Garifuna Council of Belize - Non-governmental organization which works to preserve culture and to carry out projects with the national government. They describe Garifuna history by city, explain traditions, and list events.
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  • Paranda - The producer's site for this audio collection of traditional musicians includes audio clips, photos, and biographies of the artists.
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  • Garifuna: Vibrant, Soulful, African - Personal account of a visit to Livingston, Belize, and of a New York City food and music gathering. Includes descriptions of seafood and coconut dishes, with recipes. (September 13, 2005)
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  • Belize - The Exile's Song - The World's report on Garifuna music, with a personal account by the reporter, photos, audio samples of several styles, and background information on the culture. (January 01, 2004)
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  • Pen Cayetano: The Beginning of Punta Rock - The text of the musician's account of his creation of the music style in 1978 in Dangriga, Belize, with photos and paintings. (January 01, 2003)
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  • The Waning Economic Power of the Garinagu - Text of a conference presentation noting the roles of earlier Garifuna in Belize as business and property owners, in comparison to modern aspirations as wage earners. (January 01, 2003)
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  • Language Planning in a Transnational Speech Community - Paper describing the current situation of the Garifuna language by country, with a discussion of the challenges and actions in maintaining the language across dispersed countries with varied dominant languages. [PDF] (January 01, 2002)
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  • Pen Cayetano and the Original Turtle Shell Band - RootsWorld article provides background on punta rock's development, with reviews of several of the band's albums. (January 01, 2002)
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  • The Garifuna - Weaving a Future from a Tangled Past - Excerpts from a National Geographic article, with personal notes from the writer and photographer, music samples, and map. (September 01, 2001)
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  • Proclamation of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity - Text of the UNESCO award to Garifuna language, dance and music. (May 18, 2001)
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