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for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 49 Issue 1, Spring/Summer 2002
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The Museum of the Cherokee Indian opened in 1948 on the Qualla Boundary in Western North Carolina. Over 125,000 people visit it annually. The museum received the North Carolina Folklore Society 2001 Community Traditions Award for outstanding contributions to preservation, continuation, and appreciation of Cherokee traditional culture.
Mary Jane Prince Queen of Jackson County is a recipient of a North Carolina Folklore Society 2001 Brown-Hudson Award, for keeping alive the music traditions of her family - British ballads, American folksongs, and sacred songs - and passing them on to her children and grandchildren.
Freeman Owle is a member of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians. He received a North Carolina Folklore Society 2001 Brown-Hudson Award for his contributions to the continuation, appreciation, and study of North Carolina folklife.
Performer of regional folksongs, writer, and scholar, Betty Smith received a North Carolina Folklore Society 2001 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award for her contribution to the study and appreciation of North Carolina folklife.
The original article “The 2000 Community Traditions Award for El Pueblo, Inc., appeared in issue 47.2. This is a reproduction in Spanish of that article.