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 Cultural Information documents


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Description and link
Advice and information for those working with Travellers, Irish Travellers, Gypsies, Roma and Showpeople
Research report on training and support issues for those working with children, young people and families from Traveller, Irish Traveller, Gypsy, Roma and Show People Communities

Challenging racism towards Gypsy, Roma and Travellers
 Show Racism the Red Card have produced a resource for challenging racism towards GRT people. 85% of GRT young people surveyed about addressing racism towards GRT people in school lessons said they thought it would be good thing, that schools should talk about racism and their community.

EMA Online 
Site created by several LAs for EAL and BME attainment, with resources across the whole curriculum and all phases, include resources promoting race equality, challenging racism, Global perspectives and multilingual resources, acts as a portal with link to many other useful websites
Fairground Heritage Centre
A history of the Fairground from antiquity to the 1970s

Fairground History
A history of British Fairgrounds showing the development of travelling fairgrounds with the invention of steam engines and the discovery of electricity.  

Britain's Gypsy Travellers: A People on the Outside
Article from History Today giving a historical perspective

Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)
Human Rights Education Associates (HREA) is an international non-governmental organisation that supports human rights learning; the training of activists and professionals; the development of educational materials and programming; and community-building through on-line technologies
 Gloucestershire Race Equality and Diversity Service - Promoting Positive Tolerance And Active Citizenship - includes resources in Polish
Mama Lisa's World
A collection of children's songs and nursery rhymes from around the world. Whatever the culture a child belongs to, whatever the flag he or she lives under, this is the place to find the lyrics to kids songs, in English and in the original languages! Some songs include MP3's and Midi music.
Milton Keynes
LA Ethnic Minority Achievement and Support Service, includes bilingual resources, resources for working with GRT pupils, key visuals, new arrivals resources and advice
Myths and Legends
From Britain and other countries
National Association of Teachers of Travellers and other professionals
National Association of Teachers of Travellers and Other Professionals
GRT books and resources available to purchase, information on GRT Culture, GRT History Month information
Ramadan information for Schools
Also download worksheets and ideas for activities to do with children.

The British Gypsy and Traveller Communities
Historical and legal perspective on Gypsies, Roma and Travellers from The Old Bailey

Gypsies and Travellers: Their lifestyle, history and culture

FAQs produced by Travellers Times Romani journalist Jake Bowers



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