NEA National Heritage Fellowships

NEA National Heritage Fellowships - N

  • George Na'ope's full name is George Lanakilakekiahiali'i Na'ope, but throughout the Hawaiian Islands he is known simply as "Uncle George."...

  • John Yoshio Naka was born August 16, 1914, in Ft. Lupton, Colorado. When he was eight years of age...

  • For 73 years, Lynne Yoshiko Nakasone has dedicated her life to Okinawan dance through teaching, performing, and choreographing original dances...

  • Seisho "Harry" Nakasone was born in O'ahu in 1912; his mother, Nae Nakasone, herself a koto instructor, took him...

  • Vera Nakonetchny

    An expert in the art of crafting traditional Ukrainian textiles, including embroidery, beadwork, weaving, and other traditional forms related...

  • Kamala Lakshmi Narayanan is recognized the world over as the foremost proponent of Bharatanatyam, a southern Indian classical dance which...

  • Julio Negrón-Rivera was born in 1925 in Morovis, Puerto Rico. He was raised in a family of traditional musicians...

  • Bette Ramsey, wife of the late cowboy poet and 1995 NEA National Heritage Fellow Buck Ramsey, says of Joel Nelson,...

  • Doc Tate Nevaquaya was born in 1932 to Comanche parents in Fletcher, Oklahoma. He was delivered by Dr. C....

  • An elder in the Old Baptist Church, Frank Newsome is a proponent of lined-out hymn singing, one of the deepest...

  • Grace Henderson Nez has lived her entire life in a hogan at the base of Ganado Mesa on the Navajo...

  • Chum Ngek is both an artist and a teacher known for his performing ability on the roneat, a 21-keyed xylophone....

  • Phong Nguyen was born July 15, 1946, in Vietnam. He is a traditionally trained musician who studied with a...

  • Yang Fang Nhu was born February 11, 1911, in a small Hmong mountain village of 10 households in northern...