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5804
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The Briarhoppers, a long-time performing group on Charlotte radio station WBT, received a 2002 North Carolina Folklore Society Brown-Hudson Award. The string band, organized in 1935, has performed for 67 years. The group is seen by musicologists as \"an important link between the music of the pre-industrial South and the full-blown commercial country sounds of the late twentieth century.\"
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5803
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The North Carolina Folklore Society instituted a new award in 2001, the Thomas McGowan Award, given to a society member for outstanding service to the Society. Appropriately, the first recipient was Tom McGowan. Among his many contributions to the society are editing the North Carolina Folklore Journal for twenty-two years, founding and editing for twenty-two years the society's newsletter, and along with Karen Baldwin, instituting the Community Traditions Award.
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36351
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Sculptor Peter Toth gifted each of the 50 states and Canada Native American wooden statues in memorial of the Trail of Tears. Although not Native American, Toth felt compelled to honor the plight of the Cherokee and also used the statues as a way to remember his own family’s journey to America.
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36355
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Scancarelli received the award for his behind the scenes work recording and promoting musical traditions. He led recording teams, took photos, wrote liner notes, created cover art, and distributed annual LP recordings on his own label.