Here you can find a selection of sources and further reading for each of my articles on Wandering the Whale Road.

Dionysos and Dolphins
“Dionysos Wrath 1” in [link]
Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire, D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths [link]

The Golden Whale Tooth
Thomas Charles-Edwards (ed.), The Chronicle of Ireland

Whale Tooth Necklaces and Moana
“Te whānau puha” in Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand [link]
“Rei niho paraoa” in Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand [link]
“New Zealand’s Dolphin Tales” in New Zealand Tourism [link]
“Maui’s Necklace” in The Moana Wiki [link]
J. Julius, J. Lasseter, and M. Malone, The Art of Moana
Hilary and John Mitchell, “Maori and Whaling” in The Prow [link]
“The indigenous relationship with whales in New Zealand” in Department of Conservation [link]

Whales in the Sand
“Nazca lines” in Wikipedia [link]
“Nazca culture” in Wikipedia [link]
“Orcas in Peru” in Mundo Azul [link]
“Nasca Killer Whale” in American Museum of Natural History [link]
“Vessel in the form of a killer whale” in National Gallery of Australia [link]

Why De Porpoise’s Tail is on Crossways
Zora Neale Hurston, “Characteristics of Negro Expression” in Nancy Cunard and Hugh D. Ford (eds.), Negro: An Anthology [link]
Zora Neale Hurston, Mules and Men [link]
“The Athropology of Mules and Men: Science and Fiction” in Mules and Men: An E-Text Edition [link]
“The Professor: Franz Boas” in Mules and Men: An E-Text Edition [link]
Rita Sorrentino, “Using African and African-American Folktales in a Genre Study” in Yale National Initiative [link]
Oceanographic Research Institute, “Save the Dolphins of Florida’s Indian River Lagoon” [link]
“Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Indian River Lagoon Estuarine System Stock” in Northeast Fisheries Science Center [link]
Tursiops truncatus” in Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce [link]

Dolphins and the Calusa
Jack Davy, “Dolphins at the British Museum: Zoomorphic Calusa Sinkers” in Papers from the Institute of Archaeology [link]
“South Florida Archaeology and Ethnography Program” in Florida Museum of Natural History [link]
Rick Farren, Highroad Guide to the Florida Keys and Everglades [link]
Randolph J. Widmer, Evolution of Calusa: A Nonagricultural Chiefdom of the Southwest Florida Coast [link]
“The Calusa: The Shell Indians” in Exploring Florida [link]
Wu Mingren, “Calusa People: A Lost Tribe of Florida the Early Explorers Wrote Home About” in [link]
Orrin Lewis and Laura Redish, “Calusa Indian Language (Caloosa)” in Native Languages of the Americas [link]
“Calusa” in Wikipedia [link]
“Seminole” in Wikipedia [link]

The Blubber-Burning Dwarves
“Northern Lights Legends from Around the World” in Aurora Zone [link]
Locust Brother, “Little people for Kisal and Shane” in Sasquatch Northwest [link]
Helma Swan Ward, “Whaling transcript in Makah Language” in Olympic Peninsula Community Museum [link]
“Northern Lights Folklore” in Aurora Service [link]
“The Makah Whaling Tradition” in Makah Tribal Council [link]
Ann M. Renker, “The Makah Tribe: People of the Sea and Forest” in University Libraries University of Washington Digital Collection [link]
Orrin Lewis and Laura Redish, “Makah Indian Culture and History” in Native Languages of the Americas [link]
“92: Makah Whaling Hat Double Woven “Maquina Style” with Whaling Scene” in Live Auctioneers [link]
“Doll: Makah whale hunter wearing a cedar hat, a bear skin cape and a harpoon quiver” in University Libraries University of Washington Digital Collection [link]
WWF, “Fifteen Native Tales About the Northern Lights” in Good Nature Travel [link]
Adrian Bridge, “Northern Lights: celestial dancers or the souls of fallen warriors?” in The Telegraph [link]
“Legends and Folklore of the Northern Lights” in Indigenous Peoples’ Literature [link]
“Makah” in Wikipedia [link]
Multinesia, “Makah Whaling” on Youtube [link]
Rachel Sallee, “Makah Whaling: The Enduring Battle for Tribal Sovereignty” on Youtube [link]

Lumaluma the Whale Giant
Mudrooroo, Aboriginal Mythology [link]
“Lumaluma” in Godchecker [link]
Malnggi, “Whale dhawu at Nanginyburra” in Art Gallery of New South Wales [link]
“Aboriginal People and Whales” in Wild About Whales [link]
Hans Kippenberg, Representations of Gods [link]
“Bininj Gun-Wok peoples” in Wikipedia [link]
“Arnhem Land” in Wikipedia [link]
“Photographing What Endures for Australia’s Aboriginals” in New Orleans Public Radio [link]
“History of whaling in Australia” in Australian Government Department of Environment and Energy [link]
“Detail Showing Whale from an Aboriginal Bark Painting Depicting a Whaling Group” in [link]
“Indigenous Story on Whales” in Wandrful by Wyndham [link]

The Pictish Beast
Craig Cessford, “Pictish Art and the Sea” in The Heroic Age [link]
Adomnán of Iona (ed. Richard Sharpe), Life of St Columba
E. C. M. Parsons, “From whaling to whale-watching: a history of cetaceans in Scotland” in The Glasgow Naturalist [link]
James E. Fraser, From Caledonia to Pictland: Scotland to 795
George and Isabel Henderson, The Art of the Picts
TaiDai1000, “Isle of May from Anstruther” in Panoramio [link]
“Dragonesque brooch” in British Museum Online [link]
Ann Harrison, “Pictish Stone at Brodie” in Wikimedia Commons [link]
Struthious Bandersnatch, “Pictish Beast” in Wikimedia Commons [link]

La Sirene, La Baleine
Henry John Dewal, “Mami Wata: Arts for Water Spirits in Africa and its Diasporas” [link]
“Met Agwe and La Sirene” in Kiwimojo [link]
Papa Hector, “La Sirene” in Vodou Religion [link]
Spellbinding Sisters, “La Sirene Goddess of the Ocean” in Voodoo and Lwas [link]
“Haitian Vodou Art” in Wikipedia [link]
Issa el Saieh, “La Sirene La Baliene” on Youtube [link]
Richard Hunt, “Yemanja Festival” on Youtube [link]
“LaSiren, LaBalenn” in Mama Lisa’s World [link]
Ruth Fernández Sanabria, “Los hijos de Mami Wata” in Rutha hacia África [link]
Hilda Thomas, “Of Myth and Magic: Exploring Superstitions and Traditional Beliefs from Latin America and the Caribbean” in Nearshore Americas [link]
“Mami Wata” in Wikipedia [link]
“La Sirene” in HouganSydney [link]
Chris Campo, “Mami-Wata & The Mermaids in African Mythology” in Swali Africa [link]
Caroline Wazer, “Meet the Phony ‘Indian’ Snake Charmer Who Became an African Goddess” in History Buff [link]
Bob Corbett, “Introduction to Voodoo in Haiti” in Webster University Bob Corbett’s Homepage [link]
Elizabeth A. MacAlister, “Vodou: Haitian Religion” in Encyclopaedia Brittanica [link]
“Haitian Voodoo” in National Geographic [link]
“Haitian Voodoo” in Travelling Haiti [link]
“Agwé” in Wikipedia [link]
“Haitian Voodoo” in Wikipedia [link]

Songs of Lapras
David Surman, “Pokémon 151: Complicating Kawaii” in Games of Locality: Gaming in the Asia-Pacific Region [link]
Kathryn Hemmann, “Mythical Landscapes and Imaginary Creatures: Pokémon and Japanese Regionalism” in Rhetoric and Region: Local Determinants of Literary Expression [link]
“Ash’s Lapras” in Bulbapedia [link]
“Lapras” in Bulbapedia [link]
“Talking Pokémon” in Bulbapedia [link]
“Sing (move)” in Bulbapedia [link]
“Pokémon Food” in Bulbapedia [link]
Monica Kim, “The Food Politics of Pokémon” in Modern Farmer [link]
Jake Young, “14 Pokemon Based on Terrifying Mythological Creatures” in Dorkly [link]
Lucas Sullivan, “17 Pokemon based on real-world mythology” in GamesRadar [link]
Chou Toshio, “Japanese Folklore, Myths, and Pokemon” in Smogon University [link]
Hannah Gould, “If Pokémon Go feels like a religion, that’s because it kind of is” in The Guardian [link]
GamesRadar_US, “Eight animals Pokemon hasn’t tackled yet” in GamesRadar [link]
Vanity, “Dolphin Pokemon?” in NarutoForums [link]
ElfKid, “Can you believe there hasn’t been a dolphin pokemon yet?!” on Reddit [link]
The Giant Joltik, “WHY NO DOLPHIN POKEMON?!” in Amino [link]
Pokémon episode “Holiday Hi-Jynx/Rougela’s Christmas” [description on Bulbapedia]
Pokémon episode “The Lost Lapras/Save Laplace!” [description on Bulbapedia]
Pokémon episode “Viva Las Lapras/Goodbye Laplace!” [description on Bulbapedia]
Pokémon episode “Lapras of Luxury/Laplace’s Song!” [description on Bulbapedia]

The Slide-Rock Bolter
William Thomas Cox, Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods, With a Few Desert and Mountain Beasts [link]
Melanie Gillman, “The Slide-Rock Bolter” in Ecotone [link]
Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods, With a Few Desert and Mountain Beasts” in Wikipedia [link]
“History of Rico” in [link]
Jonathon C. Horn, “Brunot Agreement” in Colorado Encyclopedia [link]
Henry Platts, “Ouray” in Colorado Encyclopedia [link]
Paul M. O’Rourke, Frontier in Transition: A History of Southwestern Colorado [link]
TPS MSU Denver, “The History of Colorado Tourism” on Youtube [link]
Williamdefalco, “Cryptids and Monsters: The Slide Rock Bolter” on Youtube [link]
“Fearsome critters” in Wikipedia [link]
S. E. Schlosser, “Slide-Rock Bolters” in American Folklore [link]
“The Slide-Rock Bolter” in Mythical Beast Wars [link]
Brandon Graham, “American Lumberjack Folklore Creatures” in HubPages [link]
P. Gregory Harris, “Lumber Industry” in Microsoft Encarta Online Encyclopedia [link]
Rian Houston, “Lizard Head Peak” in PBase [link]
“Colorado Logging Railroads” in [link]

Larimar the Dolphin Crystal
Lynne Wilson, “History of Crystals and Crystal Healing” in The Holistic Directory [link]
Robert E. Woodruff, “Larimar: Beautiful, Blue – and Baffling” in Lapidary Journal [link]
Lucie H, “El Larimar” in República Dominicana Live [link]
“Larimar Meanings and Uses” in Crystal Vaults [link]
Mark Naea, “Larimar “The Blue Stone of Atlantis”” in Life’s Treasures [link]
“Larimar (dolphin stone, atlantis stone) meaning” in Emily Gems [link]
“Larimar healing” in Larimar Bliss [link]
“Larimar Stone…” in Healing Crystals for You [link]
Hibiscus Moon, “Everyone Loves Larimar” in Hibiscus Moon Crystal Academy [link]
Ryelle Eterna, “Larimar – The Dolphin Stone” in Crystal Rock Star [link]
Ryelle Eterna, “Adopt a Magical Golden Atlantean Dolphin” in Crystal Rock Star [link]
Edgar Cayce in Wikipedia [link]
Reclamamos a la Diosa, “Reiki de Delfines de Atlantis Junio 2016” in Pinterest [link]

Magical Mermaids and Dolphins
Sherryl E. Smith, “Tarot History Chronology” in Tarot Heritage [link]
Sherryl E. Smith, “History” in Tarot Heritage [link]
“Tarot History” in Tarotpedia [link]
Dame Gamby, “A Tarot History Timeline” in Higher Intellect [link]
Kate, “Magical Mermaids and Dolphins Oracle Cards” in Daily Tarot Girl [link]
“Doreen Virtue” in [link]
Doreen Virtue, “About Doreen Virtue” in Angel Therapy [link]
Robert T. Carroll, “manifesting” in The Skeptic’s Dictionary [link]
“Manifestation Miracle – A Truly Inspirational Method to change your life for the better!” in New Age Life [link]
Helen Papadopoulos, “Mastering Manifestation” in New Age Power [link]
“New Thought” in Wikipedia [link]
“Doreen Virtue” in Wikipedia [link]
“Hay House” in Wikipedia [link]
Deidre Mitchell, “New Thinking, New Thought, New Age: The Theology and Influence of Emma Curtis Hopkins (1849-1925)” in Flinders University Postgraduate Conference [link]
C. Alan Anderson and Deborah G. Whitehouse, “New Thought and New Age” in New Thought: A Practical American Spirituality [link]
Deb Whitehouse, “New Age, New Thought, and Process Thought: A Psychological Perspective” in Center for Process Studies Silver Anniversary International Whitehead Conference [link]
Doreen Virtue, “Are Mermaids Real? Then and Now” in Heal Your Life [link]
Hay House, “Mermaids 101 by Doreen Virtue” on Youtube [link]
Doreen Virtue, “Interview with Doreen Virtue” in Holisticshop [link]
Jacky Newcomb, “How to Read Angel Cards – A Guide by Jacky Newcomb” in Holisticshop [link]
“Doreen Virtue Tarot Decks” in Aeclectic Tarot [link]
Vernon Marshall, “Angel Tarot Cards by Doreen Virtue” in Holisticshop [link]
“Doreen Virtue” in Holisticshop [link]

Mushrooms in his Mustache: The Miracle Whale and the Tsar
“The Little Humpbacked Horse” in Russian Crafts [link]
“The Humpbacked Pony (Konek-Gorbunok)” in Alex’s Tours and Travel [link]
Paul Carus, “The Russian Fish-Epic” in The Open Court [link]
Post Wheeler, “The Little Humpbacked Horse” in Russian Wonder Tales [link]
“A Whale of a Tale” in The Art of Alexander Boguslawski [link]
“A Little Humpbacked Pony by Yershov” in Russian Lacquer Art [link]
Dmitry Karasyuk, “Yershov (Ершов) Pyotr Pavlovich (1815-1869)” in [link]
“The Little Humpbacked Horse Part Three” in Artrusse [link]
“Петр Павлович Ершов. Конек-Горбунок” in “Классика” [link]
“Ершов Петр Павлович: Сочинения” in “Классика” [link]
Gary R. Jahn, “Lesson 4 The Golden Age: Alexander Pushkin” in University of Minnesota [link]
Gary R. Jahn, “Lesson 5 Romanticism: Mikhail Lermontov” in University of Minnesota [link]
“Romanticism and 19th Century Literature” in Russia-IC [link]
Ayse Dietrich, “Early 19th Century Russian Literature – Romanticism” in Humanities Institute [link]
The Little Humpbacked Horse (ballet)” in Wikipedia [link]
The Humpbacked Horse (film)” in Wikipedia [link]
“Ivan Tsarevich” in Wikipedia [link]
“Folklore of Russia” in Wikipedia [link]
“Russian lacquer art” in Wikipedia [link]
“Pyotr Pavlovich Yershov” in Wikipedia [link]
“Romanticism” in Wikipedia [link]
Further image sources [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] [link]
For any remaining art, please see the Wandering the Whale Road Pinterest account [link]

In Search of Sulemani’s Seal
Jan Knappert, Myths and Legends of the Swahili [link]
“Jan Knappert” in Wikipedia [link]
“Solomon in Islam” in Wikipedia [link]
“Solomon” in Wikipedia [link]
“Seal of Solomon” in Wikipedia [link]
Joseph Jacobs and M. Seligsohn, “Solomon, Seal of” in Jewish Encyclopedia [link]
E. A. Şarlak and R. Onurel, “Depictions of Prophet Solomon in Christian Icons and Ottoman Miniature Art” in Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry [link]
Ḏḥwty, “The Significance of the Sacred Seal of Solomon and its Symbols” in Ancient Origins [link]
Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad, “Jinns in Islamic Art” in Islam and Science Fiction [link]
M, “Comparative Paper: Quranic and Biblical Depictions of Sulayman (Solomon)” in Jotted Lines [link]
“Swahili” in Art & Life in Africa [link]
“The Swahili Tribe” in Kenya Information [link]
“Swahili – Religion and Expressive Culture” in Countries and Their Cultures [link]
Thomson Gale, “Folk Religion: Folk Islam” in [link]
Kwekudee, “Swahili (Waswahili) People: The Famous and Historically Unique Bantu People of East and Horn of Africa” in Trip Down Memory Lane [link]
“Swahili people” in Wikipedia [link]

“The Best Surfers in the World”: The Art of Christian Riese Lassen
Christian Riese Lassen – Artist [link]
Rebecca Onion, “The Fantastic Allure of the Space Whale” in Lapham’s Quarterly [link]
Timothy Hurley, “New age healing attracts vacationers to Maui retreats” in Honolulu Advertiser [link]
The Gift on Vimeo [link]
“Hawaii” on Hippie Havens [link]
“Memorable Things to Do on Maui” in Maui [link]
Julia Chaplin, “Next-Generation Maui” in Travel and Leisure [link]
David Browning, “The Harmonic Convergence” in CBS Sunday Morning Almanac [link]
Russell Chandler, “Harmonic Convergence” in Understanding the New Age [link]
Haunani-Kay Trask, “Tourism and the Prostitution of Hawaiian Culture” in Cultural Survival [link]
“Huna (New Age)” in Wikipedia [link]
“Harmonic Convergence” in Wikipedia [link]

Bootup the Wabanaki Whale
Glenn Welker, “How Glooscap Found Summer” in Indigenous Peoples’ Literature [link]
Charles G. Leland, The Algonquin Legends of New England [link]
Muin’iskw and Crowfeather, “Mi’kmaw Spirituality – The Sacred Pipe” in Mikmaw Spirit [link]
Françoise Hartmann, “Summer Legend” in National Film Board of Canada [link]
Spotted Wolf, “How Glooscap Found the Summer: An Abenaki Legend” in Spotted Wolf’s Corner [link]
Amy Friedman, “How Glooscap Broke the Spell of Winter and Brought Summer” in Deseret News [link]
Mary Paul and Ben Christmas, “wejkakokwejellok Mi’kmaq hunters song” in Youtube [link]
Animal Justice, “Inspiring Speech: Canadian Senator Sees Whales as Equals, Not Objects” in Youtube [link]
Orrin Lewis and Laura Redish, “Bootup, the American Indian Whale (Putup, Podab, Putep)” in Native Languages of the Americas [link]
Orrin Lewis and Laura Redish, “Glooskap, culture hero of the Wabanaki Indians (Glooscap, Gluskabe, Gluskap)” in Native Languages of the Americas [link]
Orrin Lewis and Laura Redish, “Wabanaki Confederacy (Wabenaki, Wobanaki, Wabanakis, Wobenaki, Wapanahki)” in Native Languages of the Americas [link]
Thomas Boonis, “A Wizard Carries Off Glooscap’s Housekeeper” in Religious Traditions of the Micmac of Newfoundland [link]
“Wabanaki Confederacy” in Wikipedia [link]
“Glooscap” in Wikipedia [link]
Gary R. Varner, “Charles G. Leland” in Folklore, History & The Study of Myth [link]
Kathleen Napier, “The Path We Share: looks at journey of Mi’kmaq and whales” in The Signal [link]
Michael Mountain,  “The Whale Sanctuary and the First Nations: The Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia” in The Whale Sanctuary Project [link]
Alan Syliboy, Alan Syliboy: Art Worth a Thousand Words [link]
Margaret  Robinson, “Animal Personhood in Mi’kmaq Perspective” in Societies [link]

The Dolphins and Whales of Bikini Bottom
“Stephen Hillenburg” in Wikipedia [link]
Encyclopedia SpongeBobia [link] (many, many articles)
Debbie Encalada, “How “SpongeBob SquarePants” Stayed Fresh and Subversive Over 15  Years” in Complex [link]
“Pearl Krabs” in Wikipedia [link]
“Pearl Krabs” in Nickipedia [link]
Links to the artists are in the caption of each fanart illustration of Pearl from the musical, but you can also find them [here]

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