NEA National Heritage Fellowships

Podcasts

Oud-player, composer, and 2015 National Heritage Fellow

Speaking the universal language of music.

NEA National Heritage Fellow, Advocate for Folk and Traditional Arts

2001 NEA National Heritage Fellow Joe Wilson weaves his storytelling spell into the history of Blue Ridge Mountain culture.

NEA National Heritage Fellow

Ukrainian embroiderer, weaver and bead worker Vera Nakonechny keeps a traditional culture alive.

A storyteller in cloth

Carolyn Mazloomi shines a powerful light on the African American community through narrative quilts.

Who knew porcupine quills could be so beautiful?

Yvonne Walker Keshick brings a Native-American tradition into the 21st century.

Telling history through music

For forty years, Chunky Sanchez has playing and singing the stories of the Chicano people.

A music older than the blues

Rev Jerry Colbert shares one of the oldest African-American music traditions.

Kevin Doyle talks about his life-long passion for dance.

2013 NEA National Heritage Fellow

It's a tuneful podcast as we go to the heart of Irish music with Seamus Connolly.

Clay Artist, 2013 National Heritage Fellow

In Translation: Verónica Castillo expands a traditional Mexican art form, the Tree of Life, to express the need for social justice in the 21st century.

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