Websites

There are a million of them, at least, but if you have a favorite womens interest link, let us know and well add it to this section!

Alaska Bar Association Pro Bono Services
Krista Scully, Pro Bono Director

Alaska Commission on the Status of Women
The 1985 publication by the Alaska Commission on the Status of Women,
Profiles in Change: NAMES, NOTES AND QUOTES FOR ALASKAN WOMEN has now been digitized and is accessible through the Alaska Digital Archives website at Profiles in Change.

Use this link to search by keyword including names
Quick Link

We have Arlene Schmuland, Head, Archives & Special Collections at the UAA Consortium Library, to thank for this effort.

Welcome to SLED (Statewide Library Electronic Doorway), Alaskas Digital Library and Archives

Eskimos: Winter in Western Alaska

The Alaska State Court Law Library
The Alaska State Court Law Library serves the legal information needs of Alaskans by selecting, organizing and facilitating access to legal research resources and court system information. The main library collection and statewide administration is at the Anchorage law library, but library services are available to people throughout the state.

Email:library@courts.state.ak.us.
Call the Anchorage Reference desk toll free at 888-282-2082.
Fax: 907-264-0733.

AlaskaGenWeb, a part of the USGenWeb Project.

The Alaska Womens Hall of Fame

Alaska Native Knowledge Network
From the University of Alaska, this site is not specific to women, but it is a very interesting and enlightening Website.

Alaska Women’s History
Presenting the Women of the Last Frontier
Our goal is to provide a site sharing inspiration, innovation, ingenuity and imagination of women living in the Great Land.
  
Suggestions?  Share them at:  Alaska Women’s History Facebook Page
Please notify AWH immediately of any copyright infringement or false information.

 

University of Alaska Fairbanks Womens Center

allmyfaves.com
No more searching, almost everything one needs is listed right here.

 

American Association of University Women 
AAUW promotes equity for all women and girls, lifelong education and positive social change. 

Americas Job Bank

Better Business Bureau

Center for Womens Business Research

FileHippo.com

Free and Share Ware

 

Gather the Women
A gathering place for women and womens organization who share a belief that the time is now to activate the incredible power of womens wisdom on a planetary scale. Gather the Women is a place where new models of feminine collaboration are being born.
(Note: The Alaska Womens Network is a partner organization with Gather the Women.)

 

Water Ritual
By Barbara Belknap, Matrix Convener
Regional Coordinator, Juneau, Alaska

Since our August GTW gathering in Racine, Wisconsin, I have been thinking about the value of ritual. From the very early days of Gather the Women, water has been used as a symbol for continuity. Each time we have our annual gathering, there is a water ceremony.

Women bring water from home and pour it into a bowl on the altar that anchors our circle. They say a few brief words about where the water comes from. Some women have water from the very first GTW water ceremony.

When the gathering ends, each woman takes water out of the bowl to take home with them and says a few words about how they are feeling. At our 2011 gathering, the water ritual took on even more meaning. After each of us had filled our small bottles with the Racine water, we drove to the shore of Lake Michigan with the remainder of the water.

As darkness fell over our circle, Jean Reddemann led us in a ceremony to bless the water, then she handed the large bowl to me. She and I led our circle of women to the water. Jean was so close to me that I could feel her warmth. She said a few words, and I poured the water into that enormous lake as the waves lapped against us. It was dark by then and the darkness hid the tears in my eyes. They were tears of gratitude, fullness, and deep emotion.

Ritual matters. It provides a depth and resonance that stays in our heart.

More information can be found at: Gather The Women Global Matrix
Global Center for Womens Studies and Politics (GLOW)
Has been developed by the Feminist Institute of the Heinrich-Boell Foundation in Berlin. The mission is to connect women globally and build up an international forum for womens issues discussed from many cultural, national and political perspectives. Includes GLOW-News, a source of information on worldwide conferences, workshops and events for women. GLOW-Ball Forum provides an interactive format, where women can discuss special issues internationally.

Global Room for Women

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National Womens Health Information Center
A one-stop gateway for women seeking answers to critical health questions.
Phone: 1-800-994-9662
Phone: 1-888-220-5446 (hearing impaired)

National Womens History Project
History looks different when the contributions of women are included. The NWHP has a catalog of wonderful materials for teaching womens history posters, pamphlets, books, videos, etc.

National Womens Political Caucus

PASSION, POWER, PROGRESS. Located in Washington, D.C, NWPC is the mother of all Womens Political Caucus chapters.
E-mail: info@nwpc
Resources for Indigenous Cultures around the World.

News on Women
Here is an interesting website with a variety of news on the achievements of women in business, science, technology, etc.

Old Magazine Articles
A great resource which includes films/video clips.

Small Business Administration Women in Business 

Technorati is an internet search engine for the latest news, blogs, and web-happenings.

United States Department of Labor Womens Bureau 
A host of information.

WeatherSpark is a new type of weather website, with interactive weather graphs that allow you to pan and zoom through the entire history of any weather station on earth. Get multiple forecasts for the current location, overlaid on records and averages to put it all in context.

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Updated July, 2014
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