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Sidney Luck is a fifth-generation potter who carries on the traditions of generations of potters who have inhabited the Seagrove area. The family is known for producing salt-glazed pottery. He is a recipient of a 2009 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award presented by the North Carolina Folklore Society.
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The North Carolina Folklore Society's Community Traditions Award originated in 1992 and is given to organizations that make valuable contributions to the state's folk life. The Sappony Heritage Youth Camp is the recipient of the 2009 Award for strengthening the sense of cultural identity among the Sappony community.
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Lowrider is a word that describes an elaborately customized car lowered to almost ground-scraping levels and the individuals who build and drive them. Ruben Olmos of Burlington in Alamance County received a 2009 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award from the North Carolina Folklore Society for his role in raising the profile of lowriding in North Carolina and throughout the South.
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Fiddler Jim Vipperman, a native of Surry County, has received numerous awards for his playing. He received a 2009 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award presented by the North Carolina Folklore Society for his contributions to the preservation, promotion, and protection of the musical heritage of Surry County.
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The Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center is located in the small community of Stecoah in Graham County. The Center is the recipient of a 2009 Community Traditions Award for its contributions to the preservation of the unique cultural traditions of the Southern Appalachian Mountains.
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12420
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Folklorist Kirsten Mullen, currently president of the North Carolina Folklife Institute, is the recipient of a 2009 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award.
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Western North Carolina is a region that is important to the development of lead guitar. Martin traces the region's musical antecedents to determine why this instrument emerged as an important one in bluegrass. The article contains the first ever biographical sketch of Stanley Brothers guitar player George Shuffler.
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Women have been included in anthropological studies of serpent-handling, but no past research has focused specifically and solely on the experiences of the women who practice this tradition, nor has it been collected by a female researcher. Interviews with the women demonstrate that experiences, actual roles in church life, and accounts will vary from person to person, from church to church, and from state to state.
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36542
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Coming from two opposing viewpoints, the author discusses the reasoning and possible humor or scorn of an anecdote.
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