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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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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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36504
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Digitalization made all the difference when trying to preserve historical movements. It enables researchers to load their data onto searchable database and access it anywhere. The article outlines the principles and methods used in a multi-dimensional project centered in western North Carolina.
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36327
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Mr. Zug conducted research on pottery traditions and has helped enrich the understanding of this art tradition through publications, talks, and personal encouragement, as well as helping potters gain local and national recognition for their art.
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4098
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Trudier Harris received a 1997 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award for her scholarship in African-American literature and folklore. She has published a number of volumes including Fiction and Folklore: The Novels of Toni Morrison and many other articles on folklore.
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2364
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George Holt, director of the folklore programs in the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources for 17 years, has stepped down. During his tenure, Holt produced films, festivals, and publications that documented the state's diverse cultural traditions.
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16316
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Daniel Watkins Patterson is a preeminent scholar in the field of Shaker studies. He is also a first-rate teacher in the English Department at the University of North Carolina and Chairman of the Curriculum in Folklore. He has written books and articles, and created films on Shaker spirituals and Social Harp singing, as well as Scotch-Irish gravestone carvers.
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31557
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Richard Chase of Hendersonville is an internationally known folklorist. For many years, Chase has collected unique English-American ballads and tales to help preserve our cultural heritage as expressed through oral literature. As he presents folklore throughout North Carolina, Chase believes that a rediscovery of our living folkways will lead to a great cultural rebirth.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 11 Issue 11, Nov 1979, p21, il
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35709
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After hearing about Mr. Miller’s stories, the author spent the morning with him, collecting stories and folktales that Mr. Miller had experienced or heard since his childhood.
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35664
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Based from a previous article from the November 1973 issue, a letter from Mr. Grimshawe pertaining to Owen Wister has been added.
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35449
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As a folklorist in North Carolina, Burke Davis collected a wide variety of folk customs for his book, The Summer Land. Within the book are folkloric elements relating to customs, speech, domestic tasks, hunting, and more.
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35306
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The author remarks on the different methods of gathering folklore stories from people; traveling with reporters, for instance, can be beneficial, while some folklorists prefer to start the conversation off with learning about their subjects’ personal histories.
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35304
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The history of Shepherd M. Dugger, who was a folklorist, poet, author, and schoolteacher, amongst other things. He wrote fondly of the region of Banner Elk, also known by its Native American Name, Ottarary.
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