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    International String Figure Association - The ISFA works to gather, preserve, and distribute string figure knowledge for future generations to enjoy this ancient pastime. They have a list of publications, an invitation to become a member, a mailing list, and links to related web sites. Of particular interest are the detailed instructions for making figures collected in 1924 by Diamond Jenness in the Canadian Arctic.

    String Figures - Illustrated instructions for making the "Jacob's Ladder" (animated), "Two Mountains and a Stream" and "Walking Sticks" figures.

    Rain Forest String Figures From Guyana - Photographs taken on a canoe trip along the upper Essequibo River in extreme southern Guyana. Some of the Wai Wai and Wapishana guides and boatmen demonstrated a few string figures for the author.

    String Figures - Brian Cox, the Incredible Stringman, tells a story called "Going Fishing" illustrated with string figures. Photos and text of his performance.

    By Hook or By Book - An excerpt from a murder mystery novel by D. R. Meredith. The victim is murdered by one of several string figure enthusiasts, over a newly-found manuscript by Caroline F. Jayne.

    The Mathematics and Origin of String Figures - Trivial knot theory, history, and a few new designs by the author, Martin Probert.

    Strings On Your Fingers - Michael P. Garofalo does presentations on string figures art, and performances of string figures, catches, and tricks in Northern California and Southern Oregon. His site has a recommended reading list and bibliography for string figures.

    String Figures and Shamanism - An essay by Lois Stokes, with speculations on the role of string figures in Hawaiian culture.

    String Figures - Edd Sterchi, of Harrisburg, Illinois, is quite a string figure buff and performs his Native American string stories in area schools and libraries. Photos of Edd's performances, and a unique collection of images featuring string figures from comics, TV, and magazines.

    Me Human, You Alien - How to talk to an extraterrestrial, using a handful of coins, a loop of string, a flashlight, and two magnets. This is an excerpt from a book entitled "The Handbook of UFO Contact" by Jonathan Vos Post.

    Maori String Figures - From the Department of Maori Studies, The University of Auckland.

    String Figures Depict the Universe - An excerpt of two illustrations from "Artists in String" by Kathleen Haddon; a book showing how different cultures express information using a loop of string.

    String Games - Illustrated instructions for making the Butterfly string figure.

    WWW Collection of Favorite String Figures - How to make string figures, explained using string figure notation and prose descriptions, along with diagrams. Features twelve beginner-level figures, followed by many more of increasing difficulty, and a directory of performers.

    Yahoo! Groups Stringfigures - Registered members of this group are interested in describing and illustrating string figures for publication on the web at WWW Collection of Favorite String Figures. They are also developing a system of string figure notation (SFN).

    World Wide Webs - String Figures from Around the World - Richard Darsie's instructions (with photographs) for making a wide variety of string figures popular with native cultures throughout the world, organized by "families" and rated according to difficulty. He provides bibliographical references to sources.

    String Figures - Britt Scharringhausen's instructions for making several figures, collected from around the world, and a glossary of terms used to describe the steps.


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