NEA National Heritage Fellowships

Profile materials for 1982-2007 NEA National Heritage Fellow biographies courtesy of Documentary Arts. Use of some photographs courtesy of the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives & Collections.

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Profiles of many of the NEA National Heritage Fellowship recipients from 1982 to 2011. In all, 80 Fellows are profiled, including the 12 Bess Lomax Hawes Award recipients. Also included...
Created by Paddy Bowman, Betty Carter, and Alan Govenar, this guide presents meaningful instruction for learning about a diverse array of traditional artists and art forms for students in grades...


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2020 National Heritage Fellow and founder and executive director of Radio Bilingüe