Another Mind Meld wrangled by me–Other cultures in F and SF

Well, I guess John Denardo of SF Signal likes what I do, since another Mind Meld wrangled by me is in the can:
What Civilizations and cultures are neglected as inspirations in Fantasy and Science Fiction?
I received answers from a slew of people ranging from Daniel Abraham to Karen Lord.
Go read it!:
http://www.sfsignal.com/archives/2011/06/mind-meld-what-cultures-are-neglected-in-science-fiction-and-fantasy/