NEA National Heritage Fellowships

NEA National Heritage Fellowships 1990

  • Howard Armstrong was born March 4, 1909, in Dayton, Tennessee, the middle son in a musically talented family of...

  • Em Bun was born January 1, 1916, in a small village in southern Cambodia. Her maternal ancestors had always...

  • Natividad Cano was born on July 23, 1933, in the small village of Ahuisculco, Mexico. In this region of...

  • Giuseppe and Raffaela DeFranco grew up in the mountain town of Acri, in the Cosenza Province in Calabria, the...

  • Maude Kegg was born on August 26, 1903, to Ojibwe parents in a bark and cattail mat wigwam near...

  • Kevin Locke was born June 23, 1954, on the Standing Rock Reservation in South Dakota. He is a Hunkpapa...

  • Marie McDonald was born in 1926 and spent most of her childhood on the rural island of Molokai in...

  • Wallace McRae was born in 1936, the son of a second-generation rancher from the Rosebud Creek area near Colstrip,...

  • Art Moilanen was born December 21, 1916, in Mass City in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. His parents came from northern...

  • Don Emilio Rosado was born May 28, 1911, in the municipality of Utuado on the island of Puerto Rico....

  • Robert Spicer was born in Dickson County, Tennessee, on January 28, 1921, the youngest of nine children. He began...

  • Doug Wallin was born in 1919 and grew up in the Sodom-Laurel section of Madison County, in the Blue...