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Alice Gerrard, now in her 70s, has spent a lifetime documenting, learning about, and performing traditional American music. Not a native of North Carolina, she took up residence here in 1989. However, even before that she had come here countless times to seek out the musicians who had inspired her for decades. Gerrard received a 2010 Brown-Hudson Folklore Award for her devoted promotion and advocacy of traditional American music.
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Born in 1924, Jerry Wolfe is a respected elder of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. He is a link to the past for the Cherokees of today as he recounts the traditional tribal legends and stories, memories of growing up in Cherokee and attending the Cherokee boarding school, and sharing his knowledge of the game of Cherokee stickball. Wolfe received a Brown-Hudson Folklore Award for his contribution to preserving traditions of the Cherokee. He is also a recipient of a North Carolina Folk Heritage Award.
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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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With the completion of Fontana Dam, a number of families were removed in 1943 from the part of the lake that came to be known as the North Shore. Part of their folk tradition was Decoration Day, or cleaning and decorating graves of family or soldiers. The people were promised an access road to the twenty-seven cemeteries after the war, and several sections were built. In the 1960s construction ceased. Jabbour recounts the work of Helen Cable Vance, her sister Mildred Cable Johnson, and the North Shore Historical Association in leading the movement to make access to the graves a reality.
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In 1928, the city of Asheville invited Bascom Lamar Lunsford to bring a group of musicians and dancers to the town square for a Mountain Music and Folk Song Festival. Over 5,000 attended that first festival which is now in its 83rd year. In 1967, volunteers recreated that first festival which is now held each Saturday during the summer and is known as the Shindig on the Green. The Folk Heritage Committee received a 2010 Community Traditions Award for keeping these two events relevant.
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In this article Fariello explores traditional Cherokee basketry--the skills of the basket maker, the materials, dyeing that must be done before weaving can begin, and weaving. Depending on the material and purpose of the basket, the Cherokee use three types of weaving in the baskets--twilling (rivercane), checker work (white oak), and wicker work (honeysuckle). There are two types of rivercane baskets--single weave and double weave.
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The Etowah Christian Harmony Singers of Haywood County received a 2010 Community Traditions Award for carrying on the western Carolina tradition of shape note singing. The Etowah community is now in its 103rd year of celebrating this style of human voice singing. The tradition of reading music in shaped notes can be traced back to the English Renaissance.
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In this obituary Bernhardt remembers Haney and his great contributions to bluegrass music. During his lifetime Haney was a country and blue grass manager promoter, record producer, and songwriter. It was his contribution to bluegrass music that earned him the International Bluegrass Music Association's 1990 Distinguished Achievement Award and in 1998 election to their Hall of Fame.
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