NEA National Heritage Fellowships

NEA National Heritage Fellowships - O

  • Glenn Ohrlin was born October 26, 1926, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. As a boy, he heard and liked cowboy songs,...

  • The Oneida people began to populate the Oneida Reservation, near Green Bay, Wisconsin, in 1822, following treaties with the Menominee...

  • Milan Opacich, born to a Croatian mother and a Serbian father from former Yugoslavia, grew up in the Calumet region...

  • Luis Ortega was born in 1897 in an area of California settled by his Spanish ancestors. "My people were...

  • Nadjeschda Overgaard was born Nadjeschda Lynge on December 23, 1905, in Tara, Siberia, where her Danish parents were living....

  • Jack Owens

    Jack Owens was born November 17, 1904, in Bentonia, Mississippi, the son of Celie Owens and a man named...

  • Vernon Owens was born July 15, 1941, in a rural area near Seagrove, North Carolina. He learned to become...