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Center for Cultural Resources: World Areas

The Center for Cultural Resources (CCR) at Indiana University Southeast is designated as an integral part of the IU Southeast Curriculum Materials Center for Education students, area teachers, and others involved in diversity education.

World Areas

AFRICA (Purple)

ASIA (Pink)

PACIFIC (Red)

EUROPE (Dark Green)

LATIN AMERICA (Orange)

MIDDLE EAST (Blue)

NORTH AMERICA (Yellow)

AROUND THE WORLD (Celery)

​DISPLAY RESOURCES

AFRICA World Area

AFRICA (Purple)

A. *Egypt

  1. Egypt  and Mediterranean Connections (EGM)
  2. Eyes on Egypt (EOG)       

B. North Africa (AFN)

  1. Algeria
  2. Libya
  3. Morocco/Western Sahara
  4. Tunisia
  5. Mauritania
  6. Mali
  7. Morocco
  8. Niger
  9. Chad
  10.  Sudan
  11. Egypt - Also See *EGM

C. *Malawi (AFM)

  1.  Madagascar
  2. Mozambique
  3. Tanzania

D. *Zimbabwe (AFZ)

  1. Zimbabwe
  2. Zambia
  3. Angola

E. *South Africa (AFS)

  1. South Africa
  2. Botswana
  3. Lesotho
  4. Swaziland
  5. Nambia

F.  Central Africa (AFC)

  1. Kenya
  2. Nigeria
  3. Cameron
  4. Gabon
  5. Dem. Rep. of the Congo
  6. Congo
  7. Uganda
  8. Ethiopia
  9. Somalia
  10. Central Afr. Rep
  11. Benin
  12. Togo
  13. Burkina Faso
  14. Ghana
  15. Cote D'Ivoire
  16. Senegal
  17. Gambia
  18. Guinea
  19. Sierra Leon
  20. Liberia
  21. Eritrea

ASIA World Area

ASIA (Pink)

A. *China (CHA) and Walls and Warriors of China (WWC)

B. *China and neighbors (CHN)

 C.  *Japan: Primary (JA-1)

 D. *Japan: Intermediate (JA-2)

 E.  *Japan: Advanced (JA-3)

 F. India and neighbors (INN) - organized by countries in kit 1 of 2; shared artifacts in kit 2 of 2

G. South Central Asia (ACS) - organized by countries in kit 1 of 2; shared artifacts in kit 2 of 2

  1.  Afghanistan
  2.  Kazakhstan
  3.  Kyrgyzstan
  4.  Pakistan
  5.  Tajikistan
  6.  Turkmenistan
  7.  Uzbekistan

H. South East Asia (ASE)- Kit 1 of 2 organized by locations; Kit 2 of 2 shared artifacts

  1. Bangladesh
  2. Bhutan
  3. Burma
  4. Cambodia
  5. Indonesia
  6. Laos
  7. Malaysia
  8. Nepal
  9. North Korea
  10.  New Guinea
  11.  Philippines
  12. South Korea
  13. Sri Lanka
  14. Thailand
  15. Vietnam
  16. Myanmar
  17. Singapore

I. Thailand (SAT) - organized by countries in kit 1 of 2; shared artifacts in kit 2 of 2

EUROPE World Area

EUROPE (Dark Green)

A. Scandinavia (EUS)- organized by countries in kit 1 of 2; shared artifacts in kit 2 of 2

  1. Denmark
  2. Greenland
  3. Finland
  4. Iceland
  5. Norway
  6. North Polar Region (Arctic)
  7. Sweden

 

B. Iberian Peninsula (EUI) - organized by countries in kit 1 of 2; shared artifacts in kit 2 of 2

  1. Spain
  2. Portugal

 

C. Europe West (EUW) - organized by countries in kit 1 of 2; shared artifacts in kit 2 of 2

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Italy (See kit: ITM)
  4. Luxembourg
  5. Netherlands
  6. Switzerland

 D. Eastern Europe (EUE)- organized by countries in Kit 1of 2; shared artifacts in Kit 2 of 2

  1. Belarus     
  2. Czech Republic
  3. Estonia
  4. Latvia
  5. Lithuania
  6. Moldova
  7. Poland
  8. Slovakia
  9. Ukraine

 

E. Balkan Peninsula (EUB) - organized by countries in kit 1 of 2; shared artifacts in kit 2 of 2

  1. Albania
  2. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  3. Bulgaria
  4. Croatia
  5. Hungary
  6. Macedonia
  7. Romania
  8. Serbia & Montenegro
  9. Slovenia

 F. USSR: Soviet Union, focused on Russian history (RUS)- Organized by themes

G. Russia and Commonwealth of Independent States (RUR)

H. France (EUF) - organized by countries in kit 1 of 2; shared artifacts in kit 2 of 2

  1. Monaco      

I. *Germany (GER) - organized by countries in kit 1 of 2; shared artifacts in kit 2 of 2

J. *Greece and Mediterranean Connections (GRE) - organized by countries in kit 1 of 2; shared artifacts in kit 2 of 2

K. *United Kingdom (UKE) - organized by countries in kit 1 of 2; shared artifacts in kit 2 of 2

  1. Northern Ireland
  2. Scotland
  3. Wales

L. Italy (ITM) - organized by countries in kit 1 of 2; shared artifacts in kit 2 of 2 (Additional slides, carrousel projector, large framed picture and posters are available.)

  1.  Malta
  2.  San Marino
  3.  Vatican City

M. General European Resources (EUR)

N. Russian Federation: Present Russia (RUF)- Organized by themes

LATIN AMERICA World Area

 LATIN AMERICA (Central  and South America and Caribbean)  (Orange)

A.     Mexico (MEX)

B.     Caribbean (CAR)

  1. Bahamas
  2. Cuba
  3. Jamaica
  4. Dominican Republic
  5. Haiti
  6. Puerto Rico
  7. Antigua and Barbuda
  8. Dominica
  9. St. Kitts and Nevis
  10. Virgin Islands
  11. Barbados
  12. Grenada
  13. Trinidad and Tobago
  14. Grenadines
  15. Guadeloupe
  16. Martinique
  17. St. Vincent

C.     Yucatan –Native Cultures (YUC)

D.    Central America (CAC) (3-8 Don’t Actually Have Folders Just Included in Central American Kit!!)

  1. Belize
  2. El Salvador
  3. Guatemala
  4. Honduras
  5. Nicaragua
  6. Panama

E.     Brazil (SAB)

  1. Bolivia
  2. Paraguay
  3. Uruguay

 F.      Ecuador and Neighbors (SAE) (1-5 Do Not Have Folders!!)

  1. Colombia
  2. Venezuela
  3. Guyana
  4. Suriname
  5. French Guiana

G.    Peru (SAP)

  1. Argentina
  2. Chile 

NORTH AMERICA World Area

NORTH AMERICA (Yellow)

A.     African Americans (AFA)

B.     Amish (AMI)

C.     Americans Around the World (AMW)

D.    Canada: Neighbor to the North (CAN)

E.     Covered Wagon Simulation (COW)

F.      Early Americans (EAM)

G.    Fossils and Falls of the Ohio (FOO)

H.    Indiana and Cultural Connections (INC)

I.       Native Americans East (NAE)

J.      Native Americans Plains (NAP)

K.    Native Americans West (NAW)

L.     Indiana Organized by Standards (INS)

M.    Underground Railroad (URC)

N.    Women of Indiana (WIN)

O.    Area Women of Achievement (AWA)

P.     One Room Schools & Beyond (ORS)

Q.    Miss Liberty & Patriotism (MLP)

R.    Travel in the U.S. (TUS)

PACIFIC World Area

V. PACIFIC - Australia/Oceania & Antarctica (Red)

A. Australia (PAU)      

B. New Zealand and South Polar Areas (PNZ)

C. *Fiji and Pacific Islands (PAF)

AROUND THE WORLD

Around the World (Celery Green)

A.     Art around the world (AAW)

B.    Religions around the world (REL)

C.    Games around the world (GAW)

E.    Elderly around the world (EAW)

F.     Music around the world (MAW)

G.    Celebrations around the world (CAW)

H.    Intro to Cultural Studies (INT)

I.    Living and working together (LIV)

J.  World War I & WW II

K.  Etiquette of Eating & Greeting (EEG)

L.  Language of Fans & Hands (LOF)

M.  Fashions & Stereotypes (FAS)

N.  Journals from World Travels (JWT)

O.  Crump Cuisines & Cultures (CCC)

P.  Architecture & Built Environments (ABE was ALC)

R. Coins Around the World

WORLD AREAS Organization

Organization of CCR kits by World Areas, Theme/Locations, and Individual Countries

Explanation of Codes:

• World Areas in colors (Purple, Pink, Red, Dark Green, Orange, Blue, Yellow, and Celery Green)

• Capital Letters- Kit abbreviation code within World Area; each kit is divided into twelve themes

• Arabic Numerals-Individual country folders within one kit with map and colored numbered dot for each location; divided by double-sided laminated folders or folios

• *Kit currently established; others being revised or added as new kits