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36892
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As a testament to the power and importance of folklore in everyday life, Coyle has made contributions through teaching, fieldwork, research, and service to various organizations such as the National Park Service, NC Folklore Society, and Western Carolina University.
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36974
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Joos study on vernacular architecture of shotgun houses is influenced by history, sociology, and domesticity; he approaches the subjects in a multidisciplinary way. He uses ethnography, engineering, geography, and folklore to understand the needs and desires of the community after natural disasters.
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36970
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A self-proclaimed public folklorist, Duffy started the Music Maker organization to help authentic folk musicians.
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37055
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Jabbour was a music collector, musician, and founding director of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress.
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37054
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Dr. Lightfoot was a folklorist specializing in the study of regional folklore and folk music.
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37027
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Raised in the South, Wallace connected to her own family history and made discoveries about her hometown in her fieldwork about foodways, and she has used her talents as a writer and illustrator to illuminate hidden gems in North Carolina culture for national audiences.
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37022
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Peterson is the director of the NCAC’s Folklife Program, overseeing grant programs, folklife projects, and traditional arts programming across the state.
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36976
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Lau is a folklorist who studied African American shape note singing and helped found the Pauli Murray Project, an organization created to combat social inequalities and injustice.
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36881
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Carmine Prioli’s initial interest in boatbuilding evolved into years of caring, working, believing, struggling, hoping, giving, sometimes pushing hard, for the people who build, work, and appreciate not only those boats, but all the pieces of heritage on Harkers Island.
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36872
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A book review of Sean Burn’s biography on Archie Green, a man who lobbied for the practice of folklore and its place in American life.
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36549
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Thomas McGowan was the editor of the NCFJ from volumes 25-43, of which the author describes the main theme of some of these.
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36538
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Green made a large contribution to the study of folklore in North Carolina in the subjects of workers’ lore and lives.
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36536
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Duncan is the recipient of the Brown-Hudson Folklore Award for her work in giving Cherokee people a voice in folklore and ongoing research. She developed folklore and folklife curriculums for teachers in Macon County and created an archive for research.
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36535
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Karen Baldwin was the editor of NCFJ for six years, maintaining its publication over a difficult transitional period.
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36532
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Karen Baldwin, a folklorist and English professor at ECU, passed away from cancer in November 14, 2007. Her published works are cited and a scholarship was established in her name at Guilford College, where she completed her undergraduate degree.
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