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5520
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The 2002 North Carolina Folk Heritage Award honors North Carolinians who keep the state's cherished traditions alive through their music, stories, and artistry. The 2002 winners include Jerry Wolfe, Oscar \"Red\" Wilson, the Cole sisters, The Briarhoppers, Bishop Dready Manning, and Emmett Jones.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 8, Jan 2003, p56-57, 59-60, por Periodical Website
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6694
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Scott Blackwell founded the Immaculate Baking Company, which makes gourmet cookies, in 1995. Blackwell also travels the back roads of the South to find the art of obscure, often elderly folk artists. He promotes this folk art by putting it on packages of his cookies. On the sides of the packages he includes photographs and profiles of the artists. Currently Blackwell is engaged in building the Folk Artist's Museum next to the cookie plant. The museum is scheduled to open in 2006.
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24467
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Folkmoot is a festival that takes place in Haywood County for two weeks a year and plays tribute to international music and brings in tourists from all over the state.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 2, July 1991, p25-27, il
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35828
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Passed down from generations, Ms. Watson has made hundreds of bedspreads over her lifetime. The particular knots and materials used are included.
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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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35839
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Bobby McMillon is a folk singer and a story and riddle teller in Appalachian North Carolina. Exposed to folk traditions growing up, McMillon became interested in folk music at a young age.
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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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39650
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The chairs Max Woody makes are works of art, but ones that are not meant for a museum or gallery. Each piece is carefully handcrafted for the user; style, size, wood species, and more are all taken into account before Woody begins to craft. He comes from a long heritage of chair makers, and also spreads his knowledge to others who wish to learn.
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39644
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Mr. Parnell learned the art of rug weaving from his mother and continues to keep her legacy alive by making rugs and teaching others to do the same.