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8 results for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 62 Issue 2, Summer-Fall 2015
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36892
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As a testament to the power and importance of folklore in everyday life, Coyle has made contributions through teaching, fieldwork, research, and service to various organizations such as the National Park Service, NC Folklore Society, and Western Carolina University.
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36891
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Belt is a Cherokee Nation member, native speaker, and language instructor; as an advocate for language revitalization, Belt believes language is a fundamental aspect of every culture.
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36967
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Folktales often come from events done by local characters; fools or jesters in their respective communities often represented the archetypal stories that are still talked about today. The subjects of these stories played an active role in the social landscape and were celebrated for acting a fool.
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36964
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Traveling around to each county in North Carolina, the author quickly found out that some of the most interesting food traditions come from those counties with a Native American population. Following in the article are interviews and some recipes from her travels.
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36957
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Butch and Louise Goings are professional artisans with a lifelong commitment to preserving tradition. Louise is a basket maker, a skill learned from her mother, and Butch does wood carvings.
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36955
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Howell is a fiddler who teaches, has contributed over 500 fiddle tunes to university archives, and has immersed himself in the music of Western North Carolina since his childhood.
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36962
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The Mountain Heritage Center uses the past to understand the present and shape the future, celebrating cultural heritage, educates and entertains its audiences, and gives students experience in museum work. It engages the community in the study, preservation, and celebration of southern Appalachian cultural heritage and history.
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36893
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Crawford is a folklore researcher of all the old families between Waynesville and Bryson City, North Carolina. His work deepens and expands the appreciation, continuation, and study of the cemetery decoration traditions the figure in the lives of the people of Western North Carolina.