LINKS TO OUR FRIENDS, LOCAL
BUSINESSES, TRIBAL ART DEALERS, INFORMATION WEBSITES & JUST FUN STUFF!
Tribal arts, resources, world
religions, Sacramento info, online magazines & discussions groups, advocacy
& charitable groups - you name it you MIGHT find it here...
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FRIENDS, LOCAL SACRAMENTO
|The Bead Fetish|
Located just two doors down from Zanzibar is Sacramento's premier bead
store - and they have a great new online website! Lots of unique and
one of a kind beads including the new bracelet sliders!
Vern Rowe is a great friend and client from Sacramento who is, in our
opinion, the finest tattoo artist working in a tattoo parlor in
Sacramento! Known as the Mad Tatter, this guy really is the best at
creating new original tattoos, doing cover ups and redo's and is a true
|Phoenix Framing & Gallery|
Abundio owns Phoenix Framing and Art Gallery right next door to our
midtown gallery - and is our official framer. Abundio has done
AMAZING framing for us - a true artist in every way. Visit his
online gallery to see what artist his gallery is featuring or if you have
something - even something tribal or unique - let Abundio frame it for you
- his prices are VERY competitive and he does great work!
TRIBAL ART WEBSITES
African Masks at
This is Zanzibar's sister site that features authentic, danced and used
ethnographic, vintage and antique African masks as well as regalia,
costumes, figures, dolls, neckrests and headrests, tools, weapons, shields,
doors and other tribal art from Africa and Oceania, Papua New Guinea and
other traditional cultures.
A beautifully done website featuring rare Oceanic items.
Beads of Bali offers a fine selection of Bali sterling silver beads and
findings, Ojime-style pendants, and other unique beads from Indonesia.
Gallery of African Art|
Jembetat Gallery of African Art - If you are looking for high-end African
artwork or are in the New York area, check out this site. Great website!
Lost World Arts - If you are looking for very high-end collectibles, try
Oceanic Art - An upscale gallery in Hawaii with some very nice items...
Ken and his wife, Sugih specialize in the art of the Asmat from Irian Jaya.
Wonderful people - they have great quality items at reasonable prices and
are two of the nicest people you will ever meet!
|Tribal Art Magazine|
Tribal Art Magazine - Both an online and published magazine for the
discussion of Ethnographic arts.
A very cool website with wonderful articles, maps, descriptions and
personal journals. Carolyn Leigh and Ron Perry - longtime collectors and
explorers of New Guinea have a FANTASTIC website. Carolyn has done a
wonderful job of writing many fascinating and educational articles.
A site with great resources for those interested in Nepal & Tibet. Want to
know more about traditions, ceremonies and ritual items, the folks at
Dharma Haven have really done a beautiful job putting together a VERY well
researched and informed site. I highly recommend a visit!
|Wood Print Blocks from India at
A website that features hand carved wooden print blocks , tjaps, stamps
and carvings for imprinting on textiles, cloth, paper and even for henna
tattoos! Really cool Indian designs and contemporary, too!
Vintage and antique wooden blocks as well as newly carved ones.
Importing/Exporting laws, CITES, Fish & Game,
Edangered Species, etc.
Zanzibar Trading Company FULLY cooperates with all levels of government in
relation to strict adherence to current laws regarding importing and selling
tribal art. Zanzibar DOES NOT offer for sale items to be of illegal or
questionable nature. We keep abreast of all laws and encourage our clients
to do the same
WILDLIFE & CONSERVATION WEBSITES
WWF (World Wildlife Fund), Charles Darwin
Foundation, the Nature Conservancy and many others listed here along with
Government programs on protecting our fragile planet...submissions of other
sites welcome! Zanzibar Trading Company SUPPORTS most of the organizations
listed... sometimes with just a small donation and sometimes in other ways.
Get involved!...and make some changes happen...it is within your grasp!
on Biological Divercity|
Biological diversity - or biodiversity - is the term given to the variety
of life on Earth and the natural patterns it forms. Great resource site!
The World Heritage Convention|
|UNEP - The United Nations
|The Charles Darwin
The Charles Darwin Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit membership
organization dedicated to promoting conservation, education, and
scientific research in and on behalf of the Galapagos Islands.
Wildlife Fund (WWF)|
|The Nature Conservancy|
Banking) - Small Loans, Big Changes|
FINCA (The Foundation for International Community Assistance) has been
helping families to create their own solutions to poverty since 1984. An
anti-poverty organization that provides financial services to low-income
families in third world countries. They offer small loans (often as little
as $75 - $100) and a savings program to those turned down by traditional
banks, believing that even the poor have a right to financial services.
With these loans, families can invest in, and build, their own small
businesses and their income-earning capacity.
Center for Biological Diversity - because life is good|
Ancient forests, free-flowing rivers, living oceans and deserts and the
abundance of life they contain: all these, having evolved over millions of
years, are in danger of vanishing from the world within decades. In the
grips of an explosion of extinctions that is unprecedented in history, we
are now seeing the disappearance of biological and habitat diversity
across the globe as wild lands and waters are desecrated and species are
|Center for Ecosystem
|Hiefer International -
providing livestock to end hunger|
|The Blue Frontier
|The San Juan Island
The San Juan Preservation Trust is dedicated to helping people protect the
wildlife, scenery, and traditional way of life of the unique San Juan
Islands through the preservation and careful use of land. The San Juan
Islands are off northwest Washington state, nestled between Seattle,
Washington and Victoria on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
The San Juan Islands are a blessing of extraordinary beauty and abundant
nature. Wind-swept shorelines, broad vistas, quiet forests, vital wildlife
habitats, scenic farm lands...all are part of our special heritage.
|Earth Trust - The
Global Innovators for wildlife & the invironment|
The Ocean Conservancy|
Advocates for wild, healthy oceans...
SeaWeb is a project designed to raise awareness of the world ocean and the
life within it. The ocean plays a critical role in our everyday life and
in the future of our planet. We believe that as more people understand
this and begin to appreciate the earth as a water planet, they will take
actions to conserve the ocean and the web of life it supports.
Amazon Watch works to defend the environment and rights of the indigenous
peoples of the Amazon basin. Visit this website - but we warn you... it'll
make you sad...AND ANGRY.
|CITES - the Convention
on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora|
CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild
Fauna and Flora) is an international agreement between Governments. Its
aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and
plants does not threaten their survival.
Campaign - Free Tibet Campaign stands for the Tibetans' right to
determine their own future. It campaigns for an end to the Chinese
occupation of Tibet and for the Tibetans' fundamental human rights to be
respected. It is independent of all governments and is funded|
USAID is an independent federal government agency that receives overall
foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. Our Work supports
long-term and equitable economic growth and advances U.S. foreign policy
objectives by supporting various projects.
CROSS CULTURAL JOURNEYS FOUNDATION|
EDUCATIONAL & MUSEUM WEBSITES
VIRTUAL EGYPT @ the British Museum|
|Earth Crash -
Documenting the Collapse of a Dying Planet |
Earth Crash is a unique web site dedicated to documenting Earth's
environmental collapse due to the accumulated impacts of human activity.
It contains articles on hundreds of environmental subjects, including the
most recent important developments reported by a wide variety of reputable
news sources, including the BBC, the journal Science, and many more. It is
typically updated 3-4 times a week.
CIA Database & Maps|
Believe it or not, the CIA is a GREAT place to research countries,
cultures, current events.. and find wonderful maps, too... very
educational. While I don't necessarily support all the CIA's actions..
their website is a good resource.
A great resource website - news, encyclopedia, dictionary, games and
more... good place to search for information.
Language Translation software - free|
WORLD RELIGIONS - BUDDHISM, HINDUISM &