NEA National Heritage Fellowships

NEA National Heritage Fellowships - P

  • Headshot of a man wearing a bandana

    Cyril Pahinui is widely recognized as one of Hawai’i’s most gifted slack key guitarists and vocalists, whose technical virtuosity, rhythmic...

  • Harilaos Papapostolou was born April 22, 1932, in the city of Agrinion, Greece, a longtime center of Byzantine chant....

  • Sue Yeon Park learned dance and music from Master Yi Mae-Bang, designated a Living National Treasure by the Government of...

  • Julia Parker has spent most of her years living and working in Yosemite Village in California.  Although she was born...

  • The matriarch of four generations of Passamaquoddy basketweavers, Molly Neptune Parker began weaving baskets at a young age, using the...

  • With grace and smooth harmonies, the Paschall Brothers proudly carry on the Tidewater gospel quartet tradition. Founded in 1981 by...

  • A particular area of western Kentucky, Muhlenburg County, is known as the birthplace of a complex guitar-playing style known as...

  • Irván Pérez was born December 29, 1923, in the lower Mississippi Delta region of Louisiana, which had been settled...

  • It is ironic that the Mississippi Delta, long identified with poverty and social strife, was at the same time one...

  • Elijah Pierce was born on March 5, 1892, into a farm family near Baldwyn, in northeastern Mississippi. His father...

  • Simon St. Pierre was born in Quebec on February 26, 1930. As a child, he liked to listen to...

  • Given the Greek origin of the word "icon," it is no wonder that the iconography of Greek Orthodox Christianity is...

  • Born in rural southwestern Wisconsin to Norwegian American parents, Ron Poast grew up surrounded by a variety of regional musical...

  • Adam Popovich was born in 1909 in Denver, Colorado. His father, Nikola Popovich, a Serbian immigrant from Lika (part...

  • A man in a starw hat playing a small string instrument.

    "I don't know why I was drawn to the son huasteco. I believe it was the falsetto that really got...