NEA National Heritage Fellows

In-depth profiles of NEA National Heritage Fellows from 1982 to the presnt. Materials for 1982-2007 biographies courtesy of Documentary Arts. Use of some photographs courtesy of the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives & Collections.

2021

Cedric Burnside

Hill Country Blues Musician and Songwriter
2021

Tom Davenport

Filmmaker, Documentarian, and Media Curator
2021

Tagumpay Mendoza De Leon

Rondalla Musician
2021

Anita Fields (Osage/Muscogee)

Osage Ribbon Worker
2021

Los Lobos

Mexican-American Band
2021

Joanie Madden

Irish Flute Player
2021

Nellie Vera Sánchez

Mundillo Master Weaver
2021

Winnsboro Easter Rock Ensemble

Easter Rock Spiritual Ensemble
2020

William Bell

Soul Singer and Songwriter
2020

Onnik Dinkjian

Armenian folk and liturgical singer
2020

Zakarya and Naomi Diouf

West African Diasporic Dancers
2020

Karen Ann Hoffman (Oneida Nation of Wisconsin)

Haudenosaunee Raised Beadworker
2020

Los Matachines de la Santa Cruz de la Ladrillera

Traditional Religious Dancers
2020

Hugo N. Morales

Radio Producer & Radio Network Builder