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The 2011 NEA National Heritage Fellows.

The 2011 NEA National Heritage Fellows. Back row, from left to right: NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman; Bulgarian saxophonist Yuri Yunakov; frame drum player Carlinhos Pandeiro de Ouro; taiko drum leader Roy Hirabayashi; ukulele and slack key guitarist Ledward Kaapana; Bo Dollis Jr., son of Mardi Gras Indian Chief Bo Dollis who was unable to attend the ceremony; folklorist Jim Griffith; and NEA Director of Folk and Traditional Arts Barry Bergey. Front row, from left to right: Piedmont blues songster Warner Williams; taiko drum leader PJ Hirabayashi; quilter Laverne Brackens; and Old Regular Baptist Singer Frank Newsome. Photo by Tom Pich