NEA National Heritage Fellowships

NEA National Heritage Fellowships - G

  • Mary Mitchell Gabriel was born November 12, 1908, in the Passamaquoddy Indian Township of Princeton, Maine. Her mother and...

  • Sophia "Sophie" George was born September 22, 1950, near The Dalles, Oregon, at the ancient fishing grounds of Celilo...

  • Johnny Gimble was born May 30, 1926, in East Texas, and raised on a farm near Tyler. By the...

  • James Godbolt was born October 27, 1927, in Atlanta, Georgia. When he was young, he moved to Boston, where...

  • Pat Courtney Gold grew up on the Warm Springs Reservation in the mid-Columbia River area of Central Oregon.  When visiting...

  • Donny Golden was born on May 6, 1953, in Brooklyn, New York. He grew up in a strong Irish...

  • The woven hammock was the first New World craft tradition recognized and accepted by Europeans. On October 17, 1492,...

  • Ulysses Goode was born May 29, 1927, in the Western Mono community of Northfork in Madera County, California. He...

  • LeRoy Graber learned to weave willow baskets from his grandfather, Jacob Graber, who came to the Dakota Territory from the...

  • Gladys Kukana Grace learned the art of weaving lauhala (lau = leaf, hala = pandanus tree) from her maternal grandmother,...

  • Frances Varos was born September 29, 1910, in Arroyo Seco, New Mexico. In 1929, she moved to the northern...

  • Henry Gray grew up on a farm near Baton Rouge, Louisiana. By the age of 12 he was spending his...

  • Jerry Grcevich, born in Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh, studied tamburitza (Croatian string music) with his father and uncle, both...

  • For more than four decades, Jim Griffith has been devoted to celebrating and honoring the folkways and religious expression found...

  • Eduardo "Lalo" Guerrero was born December 24, 1916, in what is now known as the Barrio Histórico area of...

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