2019 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert Webcast
On Friday, September 20, 2019, the National Endowment for the Arts honored the 2019 NEA National Heritage Fellows at a free concert, featuring music, demonstrations, and conversations with the honorees Fellows and other special guests.
The 2019 NEA National Heritage Fellows are:
- Dan Ansotegui, Basque musician and tradition bearer from Boise, Idaho
- Grant Bulltail, Crow storyteller from Crow Agency, Montana
- Linda Goss, African-American storyteller from Baltimore, Maryland
- James F. Jackson, leatherworker from Sheridan, Wyoming
- Balla Kouyaté, balafon player and djeli from Medford, Massachusetts
- Josephine Lobato, Spanish colcha embroiderer from Westminster, Colorado
- Rich Smoker, decoy carver from Marion Station, Maryland
- Las Tesoros de San Antonio—Beatriz (La Paloma del Norte) Llamas and Blanquita (Blanca Rosa) Rodríguez, Tejano singers from San Antonio, Texas
- Bob Fulcher, folklorist and state park manager from Clinton, Tennessee
Fulcher is the recipient of the 2019 Bess Lomax Hawes NEA National Heritage Fellowship in recognition of an individual who has made a significant contribution to the preservation and awareness of cultural heritage.