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A practice, custom, or belief shared by the members of a group as part of their common culture: studying the folkways of Appalachia.


a traditional way of living, thinking, or acting in a particular social group; custom.
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Chapter titles include, Fleeing the Cross and the Pentacle: Resistance and Opposition in the Maintenance of Collective Identity, Neo-Heathens and Reconstructionists: The Project and Problems of Constructing a Heathen Nomos, Valkyries and Frithweavers: Women's Shifting Roles--from Warriors to Domestic Caretakers, and Honoring the Ancestors: Dealing with Issues of Race, Ethnicity, and Whiteness in Construction an Ethnic Folkway.
Her husband Tracy Schwarz joined the New Lost City Ramblers in 1963 and the band produced seven Folkway Albums between 1963 and 1973.
Sibod: Ideology and Expressivity in Binanog Dance, Music, and Folkways of the Panay Bukidnon by Maria Christine Muyco
Along the way, we also get a rough history of colonial life and folkways, all through the lens of alcohol.
National Museum through its Smithsonian Folkways Recordings became the exclusive publisher of the UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World, a series of more than a hundred pioneering audio recordings of the worlds traditional music.
Many of these recordings were released on their own label, Greenhays Records, and on Folkways.
It was these consequences which issued in the mores, for in a society built on slavery as the form productive industry, all the mores, obeying the strain of consistency, must conform to that as the chief of the folkways.
The first LP I bought was the Folkways record Lead Belly's Last Sessions Part 4.
Her work on television led to her introduction to a Folkways music director, who signed her to a recording contract in 1956, and the release of her first album the following year.
A Folkways employee said Tuesday that the store has several designs in stock.
Asch churned out dozens of releases each year on his label, Folkways Records, covering marginalized sounds from every corner of the globe.
Drawn from Smithsonian Folkways archives the 23 selections comprising "Classic Celtic Music from Smithsonian Folkways" spans the diversity of Celtic regions and showcasing a fascinating spectrum of styles.