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The 2012 National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellows

The 2012 National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellows: Front row, left to right: dog sled and snowshoe designer and builders Paul and Darlene Bergren; klezmer clarinetist, mandolinist, and composer Andy Statman; Okinawan dancer Lynne Yoshiko Nakasone; dobro player Mike Auldridge; Tejano accordion player Flaco Jiménez. Back row, left to right: NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman; Tidewater gospel group the Paschall Brothers (Renard Freeman, Jr., Renard Freeman, Sr., Tarrence Paschall, and Jimmy Lewis); Passamaquoddy basketmaker Molly Neptune Parker; master shipwright Harold Burnham; traditional arts advocate Al Head; and NEA Director of Folk and Traditional Arts Barry Bergey. Photo by Tom Pich