Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 42 Issue 1, Wntr/Spr 1995
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Nationally known Ed Briggs of Granville County combines traditional methods of making wooden bowls with his own interpretation to produce traditionally shaped bowls and free form burl sculpture bowls.
Native to the Appalachian Mountains, the ginseng plant has many different uses in herbal medicine. People used to hunt and harvest the plant to sell once it was discovered that there was a large market for it with Asian peoples. Zelotes Peterson, the authors grandfather, was one of these hunters who did it for profit and pleasure.
While orality and literacy is not the only dialectic involved in producing changes to oral tradition, the author applied the interdependence of orality and literacy to the transmission of ballads to a family in Madison County.