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11 results for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 60 Issue 1 and 2, Fall/Summer 2013
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23092
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On the Saturday closest to George Washington's birthday, Albertson, North Carolina residents gather for the annual Washington's Day Fox Hunt. Details about the fox hunt and preparation of barbecue as well as fish stew for the post-hunt meal, are described in this article.
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23091
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As an iconic Appalachian folk storyteller, Ray Hicks' story has been told through many films and videos. Retired English professor, Thomas McGowan, and research librarian, Elizabeth Williams, critically analyze these documentaries.
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39440
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Karen are the largest ethnic minority in Burma; fleeing from the Burmese army, they crossed into Thailand to live in refugee camps for years. Being highly persecuted incentivized them to hold onto their culture, especially when they entered new places such as North Carolina. Wai contributes to the perpetuation of the culture through her leadership of a youth group.
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39441
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Creech reviews Patterson’s book on gravestones. The gravestones give brief glimpses of the dead that can be linked to anecdotes and legends recorded early by local Presbyterians, helping the author focus on individuals taking roles in crises within the community, enabling him to help the reader see them and their long-vanished world.
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39444
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Fazio and Hutchens are both professors at the University of North Carolina Pembroke; they made a documentary film, Voices of the Lumbee, which captured the culture, religious and economic life, and work history of the Lumbee tribe in North Carolina.
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39438
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Becoming a musician at a young age, one of McMillian’s greatest contributions has been his teaching career. He began teaching music in a shack behind his house in 1975, and stopped charging them money, instead doing it for free or charging a canned food donation to the community.
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39442
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Ferguson reviews the co-authored guidebook about music in eastern North Carolina, focusing on the vibrant traditions and present-day celebrations of African American music.
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39439
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Barbara Garrity-Blake is the co-leader of the Down East Cajun and acoustic-roots band the Unknown Tongues and founder of the annual folk-feast at the Gloucester Mardi Gras.
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39443
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Brewer is a youth leader for the Lumbee tribe, teaching traditional cultural aspects such as song, dance, music, crafts, games, and more.
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39437
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In an introduction to the rest of the journal issue, the author recounts how the Folklore Society was founded and some of the strides it has made.
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39446
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In a tradition dating back to the time of slavery, Blue Monday Shad Fry is and event conducted the day after Easter, when hundreds of shad are caught and cooked in honor of springtime.