NEA National Heritage Fellowships

Podcasts

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Wayne Henderson

Photo by Tom Pich

Wayne Henderson on his distinctive guitars and his distinctive sound.

Oud-player, composer, and 2015 National Heritage Fellow

Speaking the universal language of music.

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Headshot of Joe Wilson wearing a straw hat.

Photo by Tom Pich

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.

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Yvonne Walker Keshick

Photo by Michael G. Stewart

Who knew porcupine quills could be so beautiful?

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

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Chunky Sanchez

Photo by Michael G. Stewart

Telling history through music

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

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Rev Jerry Colbert

Photo by Tom Pich

A music older than the blues

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

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Kevin Doyle

Photo by Tom Pich

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

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Photo by Lee Pellegrini, Boston College

Photo by Lee Pellegrini, Boston College

2013 NEA National Heritage Fellow

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

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