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20922
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Fariello received a 2010 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award for her studies in folk traditions and contemporary folk art forms in North Carolina, various others states, and around the world, as well as her work as a museum curator.
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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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36891
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Belt is a Cherokee Nation member, native speaker, and language instructor; as an advocate for language revitalization, Belt believes language is a fundamental aspect of every culture.
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36955
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Howell is a fiddler who teaches, has contributed over 500 fiddle tunes to university archives, and has immersed himself in the music of Western North Carolina since his childhood.
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36893
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Crawford is a folklore researcher of all the old families between Waynesville and Bryson City, North Carolina. His work deepens and expands the appreciation, continuation, and study of the cemetery decoration traditions the figure in the lives of the people of Western North Carolina.
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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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36876
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Wanting to move to a small town, the Albrights bought a building and turned it into a general store and eventually also turned it into a music hall.
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36878
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Bill Myers is an artist and interpreter of African American music traditions in his community and region.
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36843
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Inspired by the banjo-playing of his mother, Ward developed a two-finger banjo picking in his own style, creating his own unique sound.
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36841
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David Lee began playing music and creating song lyrics when he was a teenager, which led to his launching of his own record company and his own music. Over the years, his career in music represented an important contribution to folklife, especially vernacular music and occupational folklife in North Carolina and the Southeast.
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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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36514
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Lau is a scholar, ethnographer, administrator, advocate, activist, and artist. Her competence at festival coordination reached far beyond the complex skills required for production: she touched the lives of participants through her empathy, observation, and communication.
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36513
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Holt is receiving this award for his ability to communicate the importance of traditional arts to different audiences from North Carolina to nationwide.
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36324
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The Huffmans are collectors of folk art who bring important appreciations, interactions, and study that go beyond simple acquisition.
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36325
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Ms. Peterson has gained the Brown Hudson Award for her contribution to folkloric exhibitions.