folklife


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folklife

(ˈfəʊkˌlaɪf)
n
(Peoples) traditional customs, arts, crafts, and other forms of cultural expression of a people
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A climax will be reached when the entire Smithsonian Folklife Festival--an annual summer event in Washington, D.
The Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage has joined with bigchalk.
Under the leadership of Nora Yeh, the archivist of the American Folklife Center at LC, the center did a successful digital conversion of its multiformat collections.
Tours of the Northeastern Nevada Museum and Western Folklife Center in Elko continued the women's exploration of the history and culture of northern Nevada, while a demonstration at the Reno Fire Science Academy Training Facility at Carlin educated them on the latest fire-fighting techniques, particularly focusing on industrial fires.
As Richard Kurin, director of the Smithsonian's Folklife Center, observes, "State policy toward culture may even be officially neutral, but that is exceedingly difficult to effect in actuality.
Believing that "everyday," untrained African Americans had the talent necessary to display folklife on stage, Hurston chose, for example, "dramatic arts and sewing students at the YWCA.
It contains audio recordings, photographs, manuscript materials, publications, and ephemera generated during two separate documentation trips supported by the Archive of American Folk Song (now the Archive of Folk Culture), which is part of the Library of Congress' American Folklife Center.
Por ello, veraneantes y personas que asisten a asambleas por todo el mundo escogen cada primer fin de semana de agosto de cada ano a San Antonio para realizar el Texas Folklife Festival.
Early American Probate Inventories, The Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife Annual Proceedings for 1987 (Boston, 1989), 41-50; Joel Perlmann and Dennis Shirley, "When Did New England Women Acquire Literacy?
It does not treat contributions of non-Acadian groups other than blacks, and yet it is well known that Cajun folklife is heavily influenced by the many non-Acadian, European immigrants who settled in the area in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
The HistoryMiami South Florida Folklife Center is proud to present this exhibition on the history of the guayabera -- a real cultural icon.
VHP web feauture also provides links to Library of Congress resources on the Medal of Honor, as well as to an upcoming series of related posts on the Librarys Folklife Today blog.